Whether you have 30 competitors – or 3,000, Kamloops has the facilities, services and volunteers ready to help you host a successful and memorable event.
Canada’s Tournament Capital is proud to be home to world class sport facilities. Our team of sport staff is dedicated to providing red carpet hosting standards to ensure your event exceeds expectations. We are committed to providing a first-class sport experience for every participant from the grassroots performer to international athletes going for gold.
Kamloops is ideally located in the heart of British Columbia’s sunny Southern Interior and is easily accessed by road, air and rail. Driving from major centres like Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton or Seattle is quick and convenient with three major highways passing through our city. Daily flights from Vancouver and Calgary to the newly renovated Kamloops Airport.
As Canada’s Tournament Capital, we know that finding the right accommodation for teams, families and officials is critical to hosting a successful event. That is why we boast more than 3,000 hotel and motel rooms located in over 50 properties within the community. With choices from economy to ultra-luxury, it’s easy to find the ideal accommodation for your needs – and your budget. No matter where you choose to stay, our accommodations are conveniently located within 15 minutes drive of our tournament facilities. With more than 200 restaurants, Kamloops offers something for every diet and dining preference. Many restaurants are able to accommodate large teams and can help you celebrate your events success.
Kamloops has successfully hosted hundreds of Provincial, Western Canadian, National, and International events in the past 20 years, which have included multiple sports such as baseball, basketball, soccer, tennis, and volleyball to curling, cross-country skiing, hockey, and speed skating. Each year we draw thousands of spectators, sporting participants and officials to enjoy our world class sports facilities.
In 2010, Kamloops hosted 105 tournaments, cultural events and sport-related conferences, attracting more than 30,000 participants to town.
We have the experience, expertise, volunteers, corporate support, City of Kamloops initiatives and the sport venues to help ensure your event is memorable and successful - plus our scenery is breathtaking every day of the year.