Kamloops is a very well organized city, both in terms of layout and planning and tournament organizers can receive help for tournament bid proposals for amateur sports. Hosting a tournament in Kamloops might make groups eligible for a grant - the bigger the tournament, the bigger the grant.
Please visit the City of Kamloops website for more information and printable forms. Other information provided includes field use fees, event kit rentals, booking a field, and special event requirement forms.
Kamloops, as Canada's Tournament Capital, has first-class facilities, experienced volunteers, expertly trained officials, great weather, and friendly people to ensure a smooth, successful and fun event for everyone.
Having invested over $37 million into the construction of the Tournament Capital Centre, along with other major investments into renovating facilities such as McArthur Island Park, and Exhibition Park; Kamloops has well earned the title of being Canada's Tournament Capital and the premier host centre for tournaments and national/international competitions. Kamloops' venues are easy to get to, provide plenty of parking, and are strictly maintained for tournaments and sporting events. Kamloops very own, Norbrock Stadium received the 2018 “Field of the Year” award from Sport Turn Managers Association in the schools and parks – baseball category. It was the only field in Canada to receive an award.
Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services in Kamloops are proud to provide a variety of services, programs, and facilities to expand visitors' recreation and leisure opportunities. Kamloops' Recreation Commission and the Parks & Recreation Services work closely together to ensure that residents and visitors receive the highest level of quality recreation, leisure, arts, culture, and sports services.
Support Services for Tournaments
Tourism Kamloops is prepared to offer planning and promotional assistance to tournament organizers in a number of ways. Listed below are just some of the services provided:
Planning and Promotional Support
- City Maps
- Bid Development Assistance
- Local Connections
- Marketing and Promotional Support
- Destination Brochures (Digitally)
- Site Inspections/Venue Selection
- Welcoming/Info Booth (Large Events)
- Access to Images/Video Available for 3rd Party Use
- Support Sourcing out Accommodations, Rates & Availability
- Event Planning Committee Participation (Large Events)