Canada’s Tournament Capital  


Known internationally as Canada’s Tournament Capital, the City of Kamloops has long recognized sport development, recruitment, and recreation as keys to a healthy, lively community. Hosting hundreds of sport, cultural, and community events and tournaments each year, Kamloops offers world-class facilities, a strong athletic culture, expertly trained officials, and an enthusiastic volunteer base.  

Tournament Capital Venues 


  • Tournament Capital Centre – A world-class, 165,000 sq. ft. sport, recreation, and community wellness facility. Features include: 
  • Canada Games Aquatics Centre – 50 m indoor, eight lane pool  
  • Fieldhouse – 65,000 sq. ft. building with 3 FIBA-certified courts, a 200 m, six-lane, indoor Olympic-standard Mondotrack and seating for 1500 + spectators 
  • Hillside Stadium – FIFA-certified artificial turf, 400 m eight-lane outdoor track, dedicated throws and jumps areas, media booth, filming deck and seating for 2000+ spectators 
  • McArthur Island Park – A sport mecca that boasts 9 soccer fields, 13 baseball fields including Norbrock Stadium, skateboard park, lawn bowling, and much more. 
  • McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre – a multi-purpose building with Olympic and NHL ice surfaces, a six sheet curling club, licensed restaurant and ample parking 
  • Sandman Centre – our premier sport and entertainment facility, this 5,500 seat multi-purpose arena is ready to host  
  • Tournament Capital Ranch – our premier slo-pitch facility features 10 national standard slo-pitch diamonds, two full-sized regulation soccer fields, full service concession and all the amenities to host tournaments of any size. 

Getting Here 


Kamloops is a major transportation hub in interior British Columbia. Three major highways intersect the city: Trans Canada Highway 1, Highway 5 north to Sun Peaks, and Highway 97 north to Prince George. The Kamloops Airport is serviced by WestJet, Air Canada, and Central Mountain Air and has regular connecting flights from the Vancouver and Calgary. Once you are here there will be no problem finding quality accommodation as we have over 3,000 hotel rooms in the City ready to welcome you.  


Come Play Like a Local 


In Kamloops, everyone gets to play like a local and experience life a little off the beaten path. Here, spontaneity reigns and visitors are rewarded for following their hearts, not an itinerary. This is a place where every street and trail are yours to explore, and where wrong turns often lead to the greatest discoveries. If you are looking for polish and flash, you’re in the wrong valley. In Kamloops, real places and rough edges are embraced as a sign of memories well-made and adventures well played. Whether you want to test the limits of your mountain bike, birdie (or bogey) your way across some of Canada’s most beautiful golf courses, or hike and taste wine at new heights, Kamloops has what you crave. Just without the crowded streets, people-packed trail or traffic. So come as you are, try something new, and let curiosity be your compass. 

While Kamloops may be synonymous with sport, we also have a bright community that is rich in culture and boasts a small-town friendly vibe and we are excited to welcome you to Kamloops! 

Audrey Trim
Tournament Capital and Special Event Coordinator





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