Ottawa will host the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships
Ottawa is pleased to announce that it will host the 2022 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships at TD Place from January 6-13, 2022. The national championships will showcase 250 of the best Canadian figure skaters and are part of the qualification criteria to select the Canadian team that will compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, China later that year.
...and 2021 Everest Canadian Curling Club Championships
Ottawa will host the 2021 Everest Canadian Curling Club Championships at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club from November 28 to December 4, 2021. The 2020 event was initially scheduled there but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event includes 14 men's and 14 women's teams from each Member Association—10 provinces, three territories and Northern Ontario—that will clash over an opportunity to be named Canada's top grassroots-level team.
Ottawa professional soccer team returns to play
The Canadian Premier League, including the new Atletico Ottawa team, announced May 22 as a start date for the 2021 soccer season.
24 finalists to be honoured at the 14th annual PRESTIGE Awards
Postponed from March 2020, the 24 finalists for the 2020 Sport Tourism Canada PRESTIGE Awards will be honoured during a one-hour webcast planned for later in February 2021. Representing a wide cross-section of the country’s sport tourism industry, finalists in eight different categories are being recognized for events, organizations, sponsors, and volunteers across the country. Discover the finalists.
Ottawa Sport Council Foundation announces 2020 True Sport Community Grant recipients
The Ottawa Sport Council Foundation announced the recipients of the 2020 True Sport Community Grant: the Rideau Canoe Club and the Nepean Sailing Club. Both organizations have been awarded $1,500 by the True Sport Foundation to assist with COVID-19 recovery efforts and further develop inclusive programming while embracing the True Sport Principles.
New video for Ottawa sports event hosting
Whether it’s a provincial, national or international competition, Ottawa is the place to play, then to stay and experience after the medals have been awarded. Ottawa Tourism's new video shows awesome competition venues and a variety of sports events that can be hosted in Canada’s capital.