The Sport Hosting Office (SHO) is a collaborative entity that combines the sport resources of Waterloo Region in one place to facilitate world-class event hosting services and support. Lead by the Director of Sport Hosting, the SHO includes representation from the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo, Explore Waterloo Region and the Regional Tourism Office 4 (RTO4).
Waterloo Region has decades of expertise in hosting high level sporting events. From local and regional games to large international sporting events – you are in excellent hands in Waterloo Region. Our seasoned team can help guide your event from its initial planning stages to when the final buzzer sounds, no matter what the sport or level of competition.
With an extensive library of sport venues, the assets and resources of multiple cities, and a team of sport hosting leaders providing expertise in everything from bidding, event hosting, and media/marketing – the SHO is your connection to Waterloo Region’s sport and event stakeholders.
Combining big city resources with the care and focus of a small town community: get your sport event started by contacting us.
For more information, please contact:
Allister Scorgie, Director of Sport Hosting
519-585-7517 ext 230
The Sport Hosting Office also provides access to financial support, as well as providing information on grant opportunities available to sporting events. For more information on event hosting grants in the region and province, use the link below.
Two Kitchener golf courses – Westmount Golf & Country Club and Deer Ridge Golf Club – are included on SCOREGolf’s list of Top 100 golf courses in Canada.
The third annual Foxwood open disc golf tournament returned to Waterloo region with players looking to qualify for the U.S. Disc Golf Championship.
The three-day event attracted over 200 players from across Canada and the United States.
The Waterloo Region Artistic Swimming Club is in sync. The squad, formerly known as Waterloo Synchro, has capped its season with a national crown.
The senior team took gold at the national championships in Quebec City last month but also reached the podium four times in the duet category.
Heritage Greens Lawn Bowling Club is getting set to host the Ontario Men’s Singles Championship.
40 bowlers will be in the city, coming from as far as Ottawa and Windsor.
Kitchener produced some of Canada’s top male boxers in the 1980s and ’90s. Now, top female fighters are flocking to town to train together in inclusive environment under Syd Vanderpool’s guidance.
Currently, four of Canada’s top female boxers call SydFIT home.
The accomplishments of soccer player Shelina Zadorsky and distance runner Ben Flanagan were recognized during a ceremony at the Ken Seiling Region of Waterloo Museum when the two were named Kitchener-Waterloo and area Athletes of the Year for 2020 and 2021.
Councillors in Kitchener have given the go-ahead for a new $93 million recreation and aquatics centre in the city’s Huron South neighbourhood.
“I want to talk about this development in terms of economic development for our city,” said Councillor Margaret Johnston. “We talk about the opportunity to bring sports events here, the opportunity to host different things.”
Olympians take to the field as Archery Canada is getting all settled at their new facility in Blair, at Moyer’s Landing. Mayor Kathryn McGarry is thrilled to have Archery Canada here in the city and is looking forward to see a permanent, indoor facility built nearby.
Golf Canada released its 2022 championship calendar this week and made it official, the 108th Canadian women’s amateur championship will be played July 19-22 at the storied Kitchener course.
Deer Ridge Golf Club will host the marquee event of the 2022 PGA Tour Canada schedule.
The season-ending PGA Tour Canada Championship is Sept. 15 to 18, 2022.
The CHL/NHL Top Prospects game will now take place on Wednesday, March 23 at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium.
The game is set to start at 8 p.m.
The Galt Arena Gardens, believed to be the oldest continually operating arena in the world, is celebrating a century of serving the Cambridge community.
Canada’s top-notch archers are coming to Cambridge, with plans to house a national Olympic recurve training centre at Moyer’s Landing for the next two years.
The tournament, which was originally slated to run here last year, will see a boys’ and girls’ team from every province hit fields across Waterloo Region from Oct. 4 to 9.
Impact Training Centre in Kitchener will be a one-stop facility to play and learn basketball. It will also be a place for health and wellness.
The province’s top golfers will converge on Whistle Bear Golf Club for the July 5-8, 2021 Ontario Junior Boys (U19) Championship.
For 5 days in January, the City of Cambridge played host to 13 Olympic hopefuls from Archery Canada’s High Performance Recurve program.