Sports Attractions & Events in Kamloops, British Columbia

Kamloops, British Columbia is Canada's Tournament Capital

Kamloops is Canada's Tournament Capital, so it's not hard to find a sporting event or attraction on in the city at anytime of year. Whether visitors want to take in an exciting hockey game, enjoy outdoor football games or many of the exciting sports played by the Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Wolf Pack, Kamloops won't disappoint.

The City of Kamloops has long recognized Sport Tourism as an economic generator for the City and to that end has made Canada's Tournament Capital one of its top goals in City Council’s Strategic Plan. Sport tourism is now the fastest growing segment of the tourism industry in Canada.

With close to $50 million invested in new and renovated facilities to launch our Canada's Tournament Capital initiative, Kamloops is the premier host centre for tournaments, cultural events, high performance training camps, and national and international competitions. Click here for more information on the Tournament Capital Centre.

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2014 Tim Hortons Brier

Kamloops, British Columbia hosts the 2014 Tim Hortons Brier!

Kamloops will play host to Canada's premier men's curling event from March 1st - March 9th, 2014 at Interior Savings Centre. The Tim Hortons Brier is Canada's National Men's Curling Championship and brings together all the best men's curling teams from across Canada to compete for the title of national champion!
 

Dates: March 1st - March 9th, 2014

For more information & tickets:
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Kamloops Blazers Hockey in Kamloops, British Columbia

The Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club has a rich and succesful history dating back 25 years in Kamloops.... and 60 years in all! The franchise is universally recognized and respected for helping young men develop as hockey players in order for them to move on and play at the highest levels. The winning spirit of the club is showcased by the five WHL Championship banners and three Memorial Cup banners that hang from the roof of Interior Savings Centre, the Blazers' home rink.

For more information:
Phone: 250-828-3339
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Kamloops Storm Hockey in Kamloops, British Columbia

The Kamloops Storm are a Canadian Junior B ice hockey team and are members of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League. The home arena is the beautiful McArthur Island Sports Plex. The Storm previously played in Osoyoos, until 2006, and in 2004/05 won the Keystone Cup. In the 2006/07 season, the Kamloops Storm went on to capture the regular season Division banner and the playoff Division banner.

For more information:
Phone: 250- 376-0990
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TRU WolfPack in Kamloops, British Columbia

The TRU WolfPack are the athletic teams that represent Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia. Formerly known as the UCC Sun Demons, the change in name also brought about the changes with the basketball and volleyball teams making the move to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS). TRU WolfPack Sports include: Women's & Men's Soccer, Women's & Men's Volleyball, Women's & Men's Basketball, Hockey, Baseball, Badminton, Golf and Cheerleading.

For more information:
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Kamloops Broncos Football in Kamloops, British Columbia

 

The Kamloops Broncos are run by the Kamloops Junior Football Association and play in one of the best stadiums in Canada - Hillside Stadium at the Tournament Capital Centre. The atmosphere at Broncos games is electric with over 800 fans in average attendance. With the metal stands at Hillside Stadium, fans will experience the "Bronco Stomp".

For more information:
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MotoPlex Speedway & Event Park, located east of Kamloops, British Columbia

MotoPlex Speedway is a paved tri-oval auto racing facility located in Spallumcheen, just east of Kamloops, BC. MotoPlex Speedway is 107 kms from Kamloops . Drive east from Kamloops on the Trans Canada Highway for approximately 15 minutes and take exit 399 to Vernon via Hwy 97. You will pass through Westwold and Falkland and after approx 35 mins you will see MotoPlex Speedway on the right hand side of the highway (clearly marked).

For more information:
Phone: 250-542-9090
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Whispering Pines Raceway in Kamloops, BC

The Greater Kamloops Motorcycle Association (GKMA) has partnered with the Whispering Pines Indian Bank to provide a motocross track for racing events and practice. This track is a sand-based supercross style track was home to Round 2 of the 2002 Canadian Motocross Series and the 2009 CMRC. In 2010, Whispering Pines hosted the CMRC Pro Nationals.

For more information:
Phone: 250-542-9090
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Kamloops Bike Ranch

Mountain Biking in Kamloops, British Columbia

Kamloops Bike Ranch includes 26 Hectares silt bluffs, sage brush, open grasslands, elevation change: 132m and 1.1km length. The four sections to the Kamloops Bike Ranch include a BMX Olympic Training Course and Race Track, a Downhill Bike DH Racing and Recreational Riding, a Cross-country Bike Racing and Recreational Riding and a Jump Park. More Info <<<

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Disc Golf in Kamloops, British Columbia

Where to Play Disc Golf in Kamloops

Disc golf, a variation of traditional ball golf, is one of the fastest growing sports in terms of popularity in Kamloops and is a sport many age groups can play. A dedicated group of volunteers and enthusiasts make up the Kamloops Disc Golf Club which is responsible for maintaining and setting up the courses throughout Kamloops as well as organizing tournaments. More Info <<<

                                                                                                                                                                                        

Paintball in Kamloops, British Columbia

Where to Play Paintball in Kamloops

Paintball is a combination of many of your favourite childhood games: tag, hide & seek, and capture the flag.  Paintball has grown in worldwide popularity with different levels from professional to the recreational player.  It's a fun, safe sport for people of all ages.            More Info <<<