MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

fort mcmurray wood buffalo

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo is home to truly world-class sporting venues, with a community of volunteers that can do it all. MacDonald Island Park is one of the largest sporting venues in Canada, with the ability to host hockey, curling, swimming, court sports, badminton, football, baseball, and more, all under one roof.

EDMONTON

You can’t describe Edmonton without mentioning sport, it’s simply in their DNA. Edmonton’s history has been defined by sporting legacies. Whether it be the success of the historic world champion women’s basketball team, the Wayne Gretzky-led years of the Edmonton Oilers, or the hosting of major championships, Edmonton has always celebrated sports.  

LAVAL

Laval is an exceptional destination! Why? Laval has a wide range of facilities to welcome sports events of all types. In fact, Laval is a sought-after destination to host large-scale events thanks to its high-end multidisciplinary sports.  

WINNIPEG

Let your athletes experience the joy of polar bears swimming overhead at the Journey to Churchill while exploring after their championship. Be inspired to make a difference at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights; journey from prehistory to the present at the Manitoba Museum.

MISSISSAUGA

As Canada’s 6th largest city, Mississauga is in a class all its own—cutting-edge facilities offer big-city appeal, while lush green spaces, exciting attractions and diverse villages and neighbourhoods give groups plenty of options for meeting and teambuilding fun.

QUEBEC CITY

Did you know that Québec City is Canada’s second-best sport city? Its sports services and installations are synonymous with expertise and hospitality. It’s easy to understand why the city regularly hosts championships, world cup events, and other sporting competitions and conventions. 

HAMILTON

From hosting the first-ever Commonwealth Games in 1930 to the 2003 World Cycling Championships watched by 500 million viewers worldwide, to last year’s 108th Grey Cup – Hamilton’s sports roots run deep.  Here are seven reasons to look forward to hosting your next event in Hamilton.  

VAUGHAN

Vaughan is well-equipped with fields and facilities for a wide range of athletic and competitive gatherings, having hosted  regional, national and international events, including the 2020 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour and the 2016 Canada Soccer Sport Chek National Championships U-18 Cup. 

SCORE CHARLOTTETOWN

Charlottetown has a reputation as a successful sport hosting destination. This reputation is the result of a level of experience that can only be gained from hosting as many regional, national, and international events as Charlottetown has. Our experience as a multi-national award-winning sport tourism destination shines through with every event. 

kamloops

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.  

greater sudbury

Greater Sudbury is a city nestled in the heart of Northeastern Ontario, at the hub of Canada’s two most important highways and serves as the regional capital. Offering a unique mix of urban amenities and natural surroundings, Greater Sudbury is one of the largest municipalities by area; an urban jewel set in the natural beauty of 330 lakes and Boréal forest of the Canadian Shield. 

BRANDON

 Brandon is a modern prairie city with a diverse culture. Our moderate size makes us both easy to navigate and able to provide your championship with what it needs. It also means that your event won’t get lost in the shuffle it might elsewhere. When you host in Brandon, everyone knows you are here! 

    KELOWNA

    Can you imagine competing in the championship game surrounded by mountains and lakes in one of Canada’s top travel destinations? In the heart of BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is a four-season playground with a climate envied by much of Canada.

      DAWSON CREEK

      For a community of its size, it could be argued that Dawson Creek is punching above its weight in terms of success with event tourism. Our unwavering commitment to providing first-class northern hospitality has afforded the community the opportunity to host many successful events.

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