The roar of the crowd as the AHL Abbotsford Heat post another win, the sound of the tape breaking as the Run for Water Marathon winner crosses the finish line and the sight of a perfectly timed landing at the Abbotsford BMX track are just a few of the experiences that make Abbotsford Canada’s Sport Town.
The secrets to our sport hosting success are simple: Abbotsford is easy to get to, our venues are perfectly designed for completion hosting, local volunteers are ready and willing to go and best of all - the prices for all the services you need to make your event a success are just right!
Tourism Abbotsford is here to help. We would be more than happy to prepare or support the preparation of a bid to host a major sporting event; we can provide a local sport hosting grant and facilitate the application for additional hosting grants; we can undertake request for proposals for various venues and services and we will go above and beyond to make sure that your participants, officials and spectators have the most memorable experience possible.
Abbotsford, British Columbia has a long history of hosting major sporting events including Western Canada Summer Games, BC Disability Games, BC Summer Games, Canadian Senior Curling Championships, National Junior Track & Field Championships, National Waterski Championships, UCI World Cup BMX, Russian Figure Skating Pre-Olympic Games Training Camp, Western Canadian BMX Championships, Short Track Speed Skating National Trials, National Junior Baseball Championships, Elite Canada Gymnastics, Canadian Mixed Curling Championships and the U18 National Open Volleyball Championships, just to name a few.
To learn more about the benefits of hosting your next competition in Abbotsford download our informative sport hosting flat sheet (pending) and explore the information that the sport hosting section of our web site has to offer. Once you have had a look around, please contact our Director of Business Development; talking to her is the first step in great Abbotsford experience:
Director of Business Development
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