BC Hockey announced January 14, 2013 that Kelowna has been selected as the host site for the 2014 Western Bantam Championship which will be held April 3-6, 2014. The championship is a four (4) province, five (5) team tournament involving the best bantam teams in Western Canada.
The Western Bantam Championship features the top bantam team from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and an additional team from the host province. The 2013 Western Bantam Championship will be held in Kindersley, Saskatchewan from April 4-7, 2013. The Burnaby Winter Club was the winner of the 2011 and 2012 Championships.