CBS To Host 2016 Don Johnson Cup

The 2016 Don Johnson Memorial Cup, Atlantic Junior B Championship is set to begin at the new Conception Bay South Arena in CBS Tuesday. The regional championship features the top teams in each province and will run from April 26-May 1, 2016. The following teams will be competing on behalf of their respective hockey branches: Hockey Nova Scotia: Valley Maple …

Major Midget AAA Atlantics set to take place in Conception Bay South (Mar 31- April 3)

The Major Midget AAA Atlantics, hosted in partnership with Hockey NL and the town of Conception Bay South, will run from March 31st to April 3rd 2016.  The event brings together top‐level Major Midget AAA hockey players from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador to compete for the Atlantic Championship. The following teams will be …

2017 Tim Hortons Brier Full Packages Onsale February 26

The 2017 Tim Hortons Brier will feature Team Canada — the winning team at the 2016 Tim Hortons Brier — as well as the provincial/territorial champions from Curling Canada’s 14 Member Associations.  Not only do your tickets get you a chance to watch the world’s most famous curling competition, they also get you admission into the World Famous Brier Patch …

Canadian Rugby Championship Games Scheduled for St. John’s

St. John’s will be the site this year for three Canadian Rugby Championship games. British Columbia Bears, Prairie Wolf Pack, Ontario Blues and Atlantic Rock will be the teams competing for the title. Each team plays four games. The St John`s games will be played at Swilers Field July 2nd , as the Atlantic Rock face Ontario Blues. The Atlantic Rock …

Sport Chek National Soccer Championships Return To St. John’s In 2016

Canada’s two senior soccer competitions – the men’s Challenge Trophy and women’s Jubilee Trophy – will return to St. John’s, Newfoundland Labrador in October 5 to 10, 2016. The two Sport Chek National Championship competitions return to Canada’s most eastern city for the first time since 2008. The Sport Chek National Championships are Canada’s premier amateur soccer competitions, with provincial …

If the competition to host the 2017 Tim Hortons Brier is any indication, crowdsourcing may well become part of the bid process

Crowdsourcing is defined as a “process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community.” Crowdsourcing is evolving; it’s redefining how people do business, including those in the business of planning major sporting events. The Tim Hortons Brier is one of the biggest curling events in Canada, …

Bridging the gap between major sports events in N.L. amid Canada Games delay

The Canada Summer Games is just a 16-day event, but the trade with Ontario to host the multi-sport competition in 2025 instead of 2021 has left a major gap of eight years in the sports tournament calendar in St. John’s. However, the chairman of the St. John’s Sports Tourism Event Partnership (STEP) board says while the organization agreed with the …

STEP St. John’s Supports Decision To Host 2025 Canada Summer Games

STEP St. John’s supports the decision by the Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario to switch their respective spots in the hosting rotation for the Canada Summer Games, with Ontario hosting in 2021 and Newfoundland and Labrador to host in 2025. STEP St. John’s Chair Danny Breen applauds the decision and acknowledges that it will allow more preparation time …

St. John’s To Host ISC Fastpitch Qualifier

The Ontario-based Hill United Chiefs will play host to an International Softball Congress qualifying softball tournament in St. John’s next July. The Chiefs, three-time ISC world champions, feature Jason Hill of St. John’s, Brad Ezekiel of Harbour Main and Stephen Mullaley of Freshwater, in addition to Australia’s Adam Folkard, generally regarded as the world’s best fastpitch softball pitcher.It’s the first time …