A change to this past year saw
top teams putting in five days of intense
competition starting on December 27th and culminating
with our Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Championship on
December 31st just in time to ring in the New Year!
This event helps support a hockey organization which has
been a part of the British Columbia minor hockey scene
since 1964 and who has played a positive role in our
game both on and off the ice for over four decades.
order to salute the contribution that various
individuals have made to amateur hockey in Burnaby over
these many years, our Tournament conferences, divisions
and awards are named for some of the "builders" who
dedicated countless hours to their sport.
Many players who have gone
on to the National Hockey League, including Burnaby's
own JOE SAKIC, RYAN WALTER and GLEN ANDERSON, have
proudly sported the Maroon and White of Burnaby M.H.A.
for this event.
This past tournament was again very
successful and saw Okanagan Hockey Academy capture
the Gold Championship with an exciting 4-3 win
over the Langley Eagles. In
the Bronze Medal game, the Prince George Cougars
captured third place with a 4-3 victory over the
we’ll be marking the 52nd Anniversary of
the Burnaby Bantam Christmas Tournament
and we’re already planning for a very special
The action this year starts at 8:00 am on
December 27th, with round robin games
for the first two days, elimination playoffs
on Monday, December 29th, quarter
final and semi finals on Tuesday, December
30th and Championship Finals on
December 31. The Bronze Championship
goes at 9:00 am followed by the Gold/Silver
Championship Final at 12:00 noon. Most games
are being played at the Bill Copeland
Sports Centre, 3676 Kensington Avenue in
Burnaby's Central Valley area.
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Information about the tournament is available
to any interested organization – please go to
page to request a package. Our Tournament is
open to “AAA”, “AA”, Major and Minor Bantam
teams – for players born in 1999 and 2000.
Deadline for submission of completed
applications will be November 1st, 2013.