Annual Sporting Events

We are the Tournament Capital

Known internationally as Canada’s Tournament Capital,  Kamloops has been synonymous with a multitude of world-class sporting events. With a wide variety of outstanding venues, strong athletic culture and a knowledgeable and enthusiastic volunteer base.

 

Kamloops Legacy Performance Games

April 20-22, 2018

The Legacy Performance Games were created from legacy funds generated by the hosting of the Kamloops 2011 Western Canada Summer Games in August, 2011. The Kamloops Sports Council was contracted to plan, organize, create and deliver the Legacy Performance Games.

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RIVER BEAVER CLASSIC at the Kamloops Bike Ranch

April 21-22, 2018

The River Beaver is host to 4 main events BC Enduro Series Funduro, Demo Event, The Dual Slalom, Pump Track Races and one heck of a party! Hosted by the Bicycle Cafe  it's a community fundraiser for the Bike Ranch and 100% of the event fees and beer garden goes straight into the park.​

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Boogie the Bridge

April 29, 2018

Large scale community-centered event offers 5km, 10km or 21km options for runners and walkers—there’s even a kid-friendly Mini Boogie. The not-for-profit organization behind Boogie recently celebrated it’s 20th year, and raises funds for two different local charities each year.

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BC Lions Training Camp

May 20, 2018

he Lions are scheduled to stage a 3-day mini camp for first-year Lions from Thursday, May 25 to Saturday, May 27 with the full team hitting the field on Sunday, May 28.

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KYSA (Kamloops Youth Soccer Association) Slurpee Cup

May Long Weekend

The  KYSA Slurpee Cup is a annual 3-day event at McArthur Island Park on May Long Weekend . Teams are broken into groups of U11-U14.

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Canadian National Enduro/BC Enduro Series

June 3, 2018

The Canadian National Enduro Series has quickly become the flagship enduro series in Canada, and the preeminent enduro series in North America with events in BC, AB, ON, QC, the series represents a solid Canadian competitive stage for athletes focusing on the Enduro discipline to garner serious mileage, while using this series as a stepping stone to the EWS.

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The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Series - 6hr Loop

June 10, 2018

Ride your bike with your friends on a team or take it on solo – grab a friend or 3 friends and come out and ride on some awesome mtn bike trails in the park in a 6 hour relay. Or ride solo and see how many laps you can complete in 6 hours. 

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The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Series - Beat the Buzzer Race

June 16, 2018

The course will be a 5-7km route located within a 30 minute drive from Kamloops. You can run solo or on a team. You need to be completed the 5-7km course under an hour to start the next loop at the next hour.

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Get Happy Events Series

July 1, 2018  |  September 15, 2018  |  October 26, 2018

The GET HAPPY Run Series makes running fun. Each year, more runners, walkers, and strollers participate in GET HAPPY running events.  Our high energy events put more smiles on faces and create more life time memories than other runs in Kamloops. We have three exciting runs planned for 2018.  GET CANADIANGET CORKED and GET SPOOKED.  

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Kamloops Marathon

July 22, 2018

We are proud to be the home of the Sport Chek Kamloops Marathon, a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. The Sport Chek Kamloops Marathon was started as a partnership between the City of Kamloops and Thompson Rivers University in 2012 and is now attracting high level quality runners from across Canada as well as a growing number of international racers.

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Kamloops International Baseball Tournament

July 2018

Players from all around partake in this tournament, not only for prize money, healthy competition but also for a shot at winning the Gary Cameron Memorial Trophy.

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The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Series - Trail Run #4

September 23, 2018

This trail run is located on the beautiful trails in Kenna Cartwright Park in Kamloops BC and includes 5km, 10km and 21km courses. 21km runners be prepared and run with enough food and drink for 10km between aid stations..

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KIBIHT

2019 Season

he Kamloops International Bantam Ice Hockey Tournaments is one of the biggest minor hockey tournaments in BC, and will be in Kamloops January 3-8, 2018.

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Canada's Tournament Capital

View the Kamloops Events Calendar that includes Arts, Culture, Music, Fundraisers, Local Market Shows, Western/Heritage, Sports and Special Events.

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Lisa Strachan

Director of Destination Development + Travel Trade

250 372-8000

Contact Lisa if you have any questions about destination development, travel trade, sports or meetings.

Roxanne Kennedy

Business Development Strategist

250-372-8000

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