Thursday, November 23, 2017
The Thompson Zone Bantam Tier 1 Blazers have been named the host team for the 2018 Western Canadian Bantam AAA Championship taking place March 29 – April 1, 2018 in Kamloops.
Thompson will be the host team in the five (5) team tournament which will also feature the Branch winner from each of the four (4) western Branches: Alberta, BC, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.
“This is truly a great opportunity for Kamloops, the tournament Capital of Canada, to be selected as the host city for the 2018 Western Canadian Bantam AAA Championship” said Trevor Streek, co-chair of the tournament committee. “We look forward to welcoming the top Bantam players in Western Canada.”
Nanaimo Minor Hockey Association (MHA) will be the branch host of the Bantam Tier 1 BC Hockey Championship. The winner of the branch championship will move on to represent BC Hockey at the Western Canadian Bantam Tier 1 Championship.
The Burnaby Winter Club (BWC) is the two (2) time defending champions of the Western Canadian Bantam Championship, winning last year in Warman, Saskatchewan.
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