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B.C. communities to host sports events with government help

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Tourism, Arts and Culture

B.C. communities to host sports events with government help

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Carolyn Jack
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Carolyn.Jack@gov.bc.ca
250 893-4449
Ninu Gill
Communications and Engagement Director
viaSport
ninug@viasport.ca
778 655-1742
Media Contacts
Carolyn Jack
Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Government Communications and Public Engagement
Carolyn.Jack@gov.bc.ca
250 893-4449
Ninu Gill
Communications and Engagement Director
viaSport
ninug@viasport.ca
778 655-1742

Backgrounders

Thirty-nine sport events receive provincial funding

The Government of British Columbia has awarded Sport Hosting Event Grant funding to 39 events, planned to take place between Aug. 4, 2018, and Sept. 28, 2019.

This brings the total number of B.C. events awarded funding in 2018 to 80. The latest applicants awarded funding, listed by community, are:

Abbotsford: Boxing BC Association – 2019 BC Provincial Boxing Championships & Canada Winter Games Qualifier, Dec. 7-8, 2018.
Funding: $3,000

Burnaby: BC Blind Sports and Recreation – 2018 Canadian Blind Hockey Western Regional Tournament, Nov. 23-25, 2018.
Funding: $5,000

Burnaby: BC Netball Association – Canada Cayman Islands Test Match, Oct. 23-29, 2018.
Funding: $5,000

Castlegar: Castlegar Skating Club – West Kootenay Invitational, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2018.
Funding: $1,000

Colwood: Victoria Bowmen Association – 2019 BC Indoor Archery Championships, April 19-21, 2019.
Funding: $3,000

Coquitlam: BC Lacrosse Association – Midget, Bantam and PeeWee Box Lacrosse National Championships, Aug. 18-24, 2019.
Funding: $7,500

Duncan: Duncan Meadows Members Association – Canadian Men’s Amateur Golf Championships, Aug. 6-9, 2018.
Funding: $5,000

Fort St. John: Fort St. John Recreational & Speed Skating Club – Canada Cup #1/BC Long Track Team Selection 2019 CWG, Dec. 7-9, 2018.
Funding: $3,500

Fort St. John: Fort St. John Recreational & Speed Skating Club – BC Long Track (Speedskating) Provincial Championships, Jan. 19-20, 2019.
Funding: $2,150

Invermere: BC Snowboard Association – Speed Nation SBX NorAm Tour, Jan. 18-20, 2019.
Funding: $5,000

Kamloops: Kamloops Summer Swim Club – Okanagan Regional Swim Meet, Aug. 4-5, 2018.
Funding: $1,000

Kelowna: BC Lacrosse Association – 2019 Youth Field Lacrosse U18/U15 National Championships, Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2019.
Funding: $5,000

Langley: Langley Facilities Society – 2019 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, Sept. 19-28, 2019.
Funding: $15,000

Langley: Langara College – Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association – Men’s Basketball National Championship, March 13-16, 2019.
Funding: $5,000

Langley: Curl BC – 2019 BC Wheelchair Curling Championship, Jan. 4-6 , 2019.
Funding: $3,000

Langley: Skate Canada – BC/ Yukon Section – BC/Yukon Open Synchro Competition, Dec. 15, 2018.
Funding: $2,500

North Vancouver: British Columbia Amateur Baseball Association – 2018 Western Canada Baseball Association 18U AAA Championships, Aug. 16-19, 2018.
Funding: $4,000

North Vancouver: Tennis British Columbia – Davis Trading Vancouver ITF Junior Championships, Oct. 8-13, 2018.
Funding: $5,000

Osoyoos: Royal Canadian Golf Association – 2019 Canadian Women’s Mid Amateur and Senior Championship, Aug. 19-21, 2019.
Funding: $5,000

Port Coquitlam: Flicka Gymnastics Club – North Shore Invitational and Elite Canada Trials, Dec. 1-2, 2018.
Funding: $1,000

Prince George: Prince George Ringette Association – 2019 Ringette Provincials, March 8-10, 2019.
Funding: $4,000

Qualicum Beach: Qualicum Beach Lawn Bowls Club – 2018 Canadian National Mixed Pairs Lawn Bowling, Sept. 11-15, 2018.
Funding: $2,000

Quesnel: Curl BC – 2019 BC Men’s and Women’s Curling Championships, Feb. 5-10, 2019.
Funding: $6,000

Richmond: BC Taekwondo Federation – 2018 Canada Open, Sept. 13-16, 2018.
Funding: $10,000

Richmond: Skate Canada BC/Yukon – 2018 Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating, Sept. 10-16, 2018.
Funding: $10,000

Richmond: British Columbia Deaf Sports Federation – 2019 Deaf Golf Championships, July 23-25, 2019.
Funding: $5,000

Richmond: Skate Canada – BC/Yukon Section – Mountain Regional Synchro, Jan. 25-27, 2019.
Funding: $3,000

Richmond: BC Wheelchair Basketball Society – BC-CWBL Provincial Finals, April 6-7, 2019.
Funding: $3,000

Surrey: Field Hockey Canada – International Test Series, Sept. 23-Oct. 8, 2018.
Funding: $5,000

Surrey: Vancouver Goalball Club – 2019 Vancouver Goalball Grand Slam (Women’s Division), March 8-10, 2019.
Funding: $5,000

Surrey: Water Polo Canada – National Championship League 16U and 19U Western Conference Tournaments, Nov. 29, 2018-March 4, 2019.
Funding: $2,000

Surrey: BC Summer Swimming Association – BCSSA Provincials, Aug. 13-19, 2018.
Funding: $3,000

Vancouver: UBC Athletics and Recreation – 2018 U Sports Men’s Soccer National Championship, Nov. 7-11, 2018
Funding: $7,500

Vancouver: Volleyball BC – Beach Volleyball Provincial Championships, Aug. 4-5, 2018
Funding: $2,500

Vernon: Curl BC – 2019 Boston Pizza BC Junior Curling Championships, Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 1, 2019.
Funding: $3,000

Vernon: Vernon Baseball Association – Mosquito AAA and PeeWee AAA Provincials, Aug. 1-6, 2018.
Funding: $3,000

Westbank: Telemark Nordic Club – 2019 Western Canadian Championships, Feb. 8-10, 2019
Funding: $5,000

Whistler: Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton – IBSF North American Cup Bobsleigh and Skeleton, Nov. 3-10, 2018
Funding: $5,000

Whistler: CVXC Callahan Valley Cross Country Ski Club – 2018 Haywood NorAm, World Junior, U23 Championship Trials, Dec. 13-16, 2018.
Funding: $5,000

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