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2018 Western Bantam AAA Championships

Kamloops, BC – The top Bantam teams from across Western Canada descend on Kamloops, BC this Thursday as they get set to compete in the 2018 Western Bantam Championships. After over seven months of hockey, including provincial playoff battles, teams are hoping to close out their season tasting victory this weekend.

Along with host, Thompson Blazers (Host), the Airdrie Xtreme (Alberta), Seafair Islanders (BC), West Central Wheat Kings (Saskatchewan), Winnipeg Hawks (Manitoba), are all competing for the prestigious title of the top bantam team in Western Canada.

“The City of Kamloops and the host committee are very proud to host the 2018 Western Canadian Bantam AAA Championship,” said Trevor Streek, co-chair of the event. “This tournament is a prestigious event that allows elite players to showcase their talents as they get ready for the next phase of their young hockey careers. We look forward to the opportunity to host the teams from the western provinces here in the tournament capital.”

Action gets underway on Thursday, as the Thompson Blazers take on the Seafair Islanders to kick off the Championship weekend. The Airdrie Extreme and West Central Wheat Kings faceoff at 4 PM, followed by the Winnipeg Hawks vs the Blazers to close out the opening day. Teams will play a four game round robin, with the championship (1 vs 2) and bronze (3 vs 4) games set for Sunday.

For more on the 2018 Western Bantam Championships, including schedules, rosters, scores, and standings, visit www.2018bantamwesterns.com

Thursday, March 29, 2018 1:00PM

4:00PM

7:00PM

Thompson Blazers

Airdrie Xtreme

Winnipeg Hawks

Seafair Islanders

West Central Wheat Kings

Thompson Blazers

Friday, March 30, 2018 9:00AM

12:00PM

4:00PM

7:30PM

Seafair Islanders

West Central Wheat Kings

Thompson Blazers

Winnipeg Hawks

Airdrie Xtreme

Winnipeg Hawks

Airdrie Xtreme

Seafair Islanders

Saturday, March 31, 2018 9:00AM

12:00PM

3:00PM

West Central Wheat Kings

Airdrie Xtreme

Seafair Islanders

Thompson Blazers

Winnipeg Hawks

West Central Wheat Kings

 

 

Sunday, April 1, 2018 10:00AM

1:00PM

Bronze Medal Game

Gold Medal Game

The tournament gets underway on Thursday, March 29, 2018 and runs through until Sunday April 1, 2018 with all games scheduled at the McArthur Island Sports and Events Centre in the Tournament Capital.

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