4 Things to Know About Sport Tourism in Vancouver
- Vancouver's success in hosting sports events as diverse as the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Canadian Football League’s (CFL) Grey Cup, the World Police & Fire Games, the World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer tournament continues to help bring new world-class sporting events to the city, including the new Canadian round of the World Rugby Sevens tournament.
- Vancouver is home to Canada's largest multi-purpose sports venue, BC Place Stadium, and boasts a multitude of other venues and facilities that can accommodate nearly any type and size of sporting event including hockey, baseball, soccer and cycling. Vancouver's mild west coast climate makes it ideal for outdoor pursuits such as running, golfing, sailing, cycling, tennis and mountain biking.
- Tourism Vancouver can help you with bid placement, site inspection and selection, facility and accommodation bookings, travel and excursion planning, as well as attendance-building and promotions. And through strategic partnerships, Tourism Vancouver offers access to services such as a comprehensive online event-management tool, grants and other support for your event.
- Locals are passionate about sports and enthusiastically support four professional sports teams: Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey, BC Lions CFL football, Vancouver Canadians Single-A baseball, and Vancouver Whitecaps MLS soccer.