Ottawa Tourism

Sports Events

Through collaboration between Ottawa Tourism and the City of Ottawa Economic Development and Innovation Department, the Major Events Office is enjoying successes from the joint strategy of “bid more, win more, host more”, and is proud host a variety of national and international events.


Canadian Cross-Country Championships


Canadian Cross-Country Championships


  • Ice Dragon Boat Festival
  • U Sports Men’s and Women’s Final 8 Basketball Championships
  • Canadian Senior Badminton Championships
  • Super League Triathlon – Qualifier Event


  • Sport Event Congress
  • Ice Dragon Boat Festival
  • Mobility Cup
  • OFSAA Wrestling Championships
  • Water Polo Canada 16U Eastern Nationals
  • Water Polo Canada 19U Eastern Nationals
  • 14U Volleyball Canada National Championships
  • Canadian Senior Badminton Championships


  • Ice Dragon Boat Festival
  • Ontario Masters Swimming Provincials
  • FIVB Volleyball Nations League
  • National Taekwondo Championships
  • FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifier
  • Canadian Track and Field Championships
  • Future Links, driven by Acura Ontario Championship
  • World Junior Girls Championship (golf)
  • Ontario Basketball Cup U16 Boys and Girls
  • Ontario Spring Diving Championships
  • U Sports Women’s Soccer Championship
  • 3×3 Canada Quest


  • Water Polo Canada Eastern Conference U16
  • Skate Canada’s 2017 Canadian Tire National Skating Championships
  • The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas
  • Cheer Evolution Big East Blast
  • Red Bull Crashed Ice
  • Stanley Cup Tribute
  • CSTA Sport Events Congress
  • Canada East Short Track Speed Skating Championships
  • Ontario Cup U16 Major Midget Girls Basketball
  • Volleyball Canada 14U East Championships
  • Ontario Cup U16 Major Midget Boys Basketball
  • Canadian University/College Golf Championship
  • Canadian Triathlon Championships and Ottawa CAMTRI American Cup
  • Global Relay Canadian Road Championships
  • Canadian Track-and-Field Championships
  • Can-Am and American Association Baseball All-Star Game
  • Canadian Junior Girls Golf Championship
  • Canadian Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association Championships
  • Canadian Whitewater Canoe-Kayak Championships
  • Canadian Ultimate Championships
  • World Vintage Rugby Carnival
  • Canadian Pacific Women’s Open
  • Canadian FireFit Championships
  • The 105th Grey Cup
  • Tim Hortons Roar of the Rings (Olympic Curling Qualifier)


  • Sport Event Congress
  • Canadian Road Cycling Championships
  • Volleyball Canada 14U Championships
  • Ontario Basketball Cup Boys U16 and Girls U16
  • Brier (Canadian Men’s Curling Championships)
  • Capital Karting Grand Prix


  • Canadian Sprint Canoe Kayak National Championships
  • Capital Karting Grand Prix
  • Canada vs. USA Rugby Pre World Cup Test Match
  • Rugby Age Grade Nationals & Senior Women Finals
  • IAAF Combined Events Cup
  • FIFA Women’s World Cup


  • Canadian Tire National Skating Championships
  • Canadian Gymnastics Championships
  • Ontario Junior and Senior Track and Field Championships
  • Pan American Combined Events Cup
  • Canadian Shark Championships
  • Canadian Coaching Association conference
  • CIS Final 8 Men’s Basketball Championships


  • IIHF Women’s World Hockey Championships
  • Ontario Women’s Hockey Championships
  • Duathlon World Championships
  • Canadian Gymnastics Championships
  • CIS Final 8 Men’s Basketball Championships
  • Ottawa International Challenge (Badminton)
  • Pacific Nation’s Cup (Senior Men’s Rugby)


  • NHL All Star Game
  • Ontario Gymnastics Championships
  • W-League Soccer Championships
  • NACRA Rugby 7s World Cup Qualifier


National Ultimate Championships


CYA Youth National Sailing Championships


IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships