Kelowna Heat is the rep (“B”) program supported by Kelowna Minor Fastball. Players that are committed to improving their skills and playing more competitive fastball should consider this program. In 2020 full-time teams will be formed in age groups U12B, U14B, U16B, and U19B. Read below for information on how to be involved and the difference between “B” and “C” fastball.
Kelowna Heat Try outs 2020-2021
Please email head coach if planning on attending the tryout unless otherwise stated.
- U12B – September 26
- U14B – Sepember 25, 26
- U16B – September 26, 27, 30
- U19B – TBD
Kelowna Heat Teams
- September – Team Formation
- October – March – weekly off season practices typically at Capital News Centre
- April – July – fastball season
“B” versus “C” Fastball
Parents and players often ask about the difference between the two levels of fastball. Players that play “B” are dedicated to improving their skills year round, are driven to compete at a higher level, and make fastball a priority.
|Rep (“B”)||House (“C”)|
|Off-season training||October-March||Not expected|
|Cost (approx.)||$210 league + $500 team + $1000 travel||$210 league + $50 team + $200 travel (optional)|
|Volunteer Hours||10-20 hours + fundraising|
(team runs Kelowna “B” tournament)
|1 home tournament, 4-6 travel tournaments||3 Okanagan tournaments, maybe 1 travel tournament|
|Team Selection||Try-outs – selection by ability and team fit||Open to everyone – teams formed by evaluation and designed to be balanced|