The Color Run Tropicolor® World Tour Comes to PEI in Charlottetown

The Color Run Tropicolor® World Tour Comes to PEI in Charlottetown The Happiest 5k on the Planet is bringing an island-style vacation to cities across the globe WHO/WHAT: The Color Run®, one of the largest 5k event series in the … Continued

Special Olympics Canada Announces 2018 National 5-Pin Bowling Championships

Special Olympics Canada Announces 2018 National 5-Pin Bowling Championships PEI to Host Sport-Specific Event CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI, May 22, 2016 – Special Olympics Canada is excited to announce PEI as the host province for the 2018 Special Olympics Canada 5-Pin Bowling … Continued

Charlottetown to Play Host to the 2016 Junior East Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championship

Charlottetown to Play Host to the 2016 Junior East Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championship Wheelchair Basketball Canada has awarded the 2016 Junior East Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championship to ParaSport and Recreation PEI. The event will be held at Charlottetown’s Holland College … Continued

City of Charlottetown to Host Atlantic Canada Event Summit

City of Charlottetown to Host Atlantic Canada Event Summit Charlottetown, PEI – The City of Charlottetown will play host to the second annual Atlantic Canada Event Summit to be held June 14-16, 2016, with Mayor Clifford Lee serving as honourary … Continued

Charlottetown Poised for Another Banner Year in Sport Event Hosting

Charlottetown Poised for Another Banner Year in Sport Event Hosting   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, February 11, 2016 – It’s only February but already the City of Charlottetown is poised to have another banner year in sport event hosting. Charlottetown … Continued

Hockey Canada announces Charlottetown, P.E.I., as host for December 2016 edition of international event

Hockey Canada announces Charlottetown, P.E.I., as host for December 2016 edition of international event Calgary, Alta., January 22, 2016 –The showdown is set for Saturday’s final at the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Bridgewater, N.S., with Canada meeting the United … Continued

Eastern Canadian Ringette Championships to be Hosted in Capital

Eastern Canadian Ringette Championships to be Hosted in Capital Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, November 27, 2015 – High speed ringette is returning to Charlottetown this season as Ringette PEI prepares to host the Eastern Canadian Ringette Championships. The event will … Continued

Charlottetown among 14 cities chosen for nationwide All-Star 2016 program

Charlottetown among 14 cities chosen for nationwide All-Star 2016 program Toronto, Ontario, November 23, 2015 – The NBA today announced a nationwide All-Star 2016 program that will bring the excitement of All-Star to 14 Canadian cities in 10 provinces from November … Continued

Charlottetown Abbies Awarded 2016 Bell Aliant Pee Wee Atlantic Championships

Charlottetown Abbies Awarded 2016 Bell Aliant Peewee Atlantic Championships Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, September 24, 2015 – Hockey PEI has announced that the Charlottetown Abbies has been selected as the host for the 2016 Bell Aliant Peewee AAA Atlantic Championships. … Continued

Central Storm Awarded 2016 Midget AAA Female Atlantic Championships

Central Storm Awarded 2016 Midget AAA Female Atlantic Championships Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, September 24, 2015 – Hockey PEI has announced that the Central Storm has been selected as the host for the 2016 Midget AAA Female Atlantic Championships. The … Continued

Charlottetown to Host Canada East Short Track Speed Skating Championships

Charlottetown to Host Canada East Short Track Speed Skating Championships Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, July 24, 2015 – Speed Skate PEI and the City of Charlottetown (SCORE!) announced today that Speed Skate PEI has won the rights to host Speed … Continued

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Annual Session and Entry Draft Returning to Charlottetown

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Annual Session and Entry Draft Returning to Charlottetown  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, June 5, 2015 – The Commissioner of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), Gilles Courteau, announced today that the Annual Session and … Continued

Charlottetown to Present at First-Ever Atlantic Canada Event Summit

Charlottetown to Present at First-Ever Atlantic Canada Event Summit Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, June 3, 2015 – The City of Charlottetown has been invited to deliver a Best Practices session at the newly established Atlantic Canada Events Summit taking place … Continued

Top Dogs to Compete in Charlottetown

Top Dogs to Compete in Charlottetown Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, May 8, 2015 - The Canadian German Shepherd Dog Championships will be held on Prince Edward Island for the first time in its 35-year history. The event will be hosted from … Continued

2016 Softball Canada Event

Charlottetown to host 2016 Softball Canada Event The City of Charlottetown, SCORE! and Softball Canada are pleased to announce that the capital city will host the 2016 Softball Canada U21 Men’s Canadian Fast Pitch Championship. The event will take place from August … Continued

Charlottetown’s Sport Tourism Brand SCORE Wins National Award

Charlottetown’s Sport Tourism Brand SCORE Wins National Award  Charlottetown, PEI, April 1, 2015 – The City of Charlottetown’s sport tourism brand SCORE! has been awarded with a 2015 PRESTIGE Award through Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA). SCORE! was recognized during … Continued

SCORE! named 2015 PRESTIGE Award Recipient

Recognizing individuals, companies and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the success of the sport tourism industry Ottawa, ON, March 31, 2015 — The eight recipients of the 2015 PRESTIGE Awards (Program Recognizing Exceptional Sport Tourism Initiatives, Games & Events), … Continued

Charlottetown to Host Highland Dancers for Week-Long Celebration, Competition

Charlottetown to Host Highland Dancers for Week-Long Celebration, Competition Charlottetown, PEI, March 30, 2015 – The City of Charlottetown, SCORE!, ScotDance Canada and ScotDance PEI are pleased to announce more than 800 dancers from around the world will converge in … Continued

Charlottetown to Host Two Canadian Soccer Championships

Charlottetown to Host Two Canadian Soccer Championships Charlottetown, PEI, March 26, 2015 – The City of Charlottetown, SCORE!, the Canadian Soccer Association and the PEI Soccer Association are pleased to announce two Canadian soccer championships will be hosted in Charlottetown … Continued

Charlottetown to Host 2016 Softball Canada Event

Charlottetown to Host 2016 Softball Canada Event  Charlottetown, PEI, March 25, 2015 – The City of Charlottetown, SCORE! and Softball Canada are pleased to announce that the capital city will host the 2016 Softball Canada U21 Men’s Canadian Fast Pitch … Continued

Countdown to the 2015 Acadian Games has Begun

Countdown to the 2015 Acadian Games Has Begun   Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, March 4, 2015 - With a little over 100 days to go until the opening  of the 2015 Acadian Games (Jeux de l’Acadie), Islanders are invited to sign up to volunteer for … Continued

Charlottetown’s Sport Tourism Brand Selected as Finalist for National Award

Charlottetown’s Sport Tourism Brand Selected as Finalist for National Award Charlottetown, PEI, February 12, 2015 – The City of Charlottetown’s sport tourism brand SCORE! has been selected as a top-three finalist for a Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) 2015 PRESTIGE Award. … Continued

Hockey Canada Century Tour to Visit Charlottetown

Hockey Canada Century Tour to Visit Charlottetown  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, September 9, 2014 – Hockey fans in Charlottetown will be treated to the Hockey Canada Century Tour for three days in September. Hockey Canada is turning 100 in December … Continued

Charlottetown Chosen to Host Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour

Charlottetown Chosen to Host Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, September 9, 2014 - The City of Charlottetown has been chosen as one of 25 communities across Canada to host Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour. The celebration will include a weekend … Continued

2014 NBL Canada All-Star Weekend Set for Charlottetown

2014 NBL Canada All-Star Weekend Set for Charlottetown Toronto, Ontario, March 28, 2014 – The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that the 2014 NBL Canada All Star Weekend will be held in Charlottetown, PEI on April 19-20 … Continued

Charlottetown On Top of Its Game

Charlottetown On Top of Its Game Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, March 31, 2014 – The City of Charlottetown is capitalizing on a prime opportunity to promote itself as a leading sport tourism destination to sport event right-holders and national sport … Continued

Charlottetown to Host Premier Fast Pitch Championship in 2014

Charlottetown to Host Premier Fast Pitch Championship in 2014 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, April 18, 2013 – The City of Charlottetown and its sport tourism brand, SCORE!, are pleased to announce that the provincial capital has been named host city … Continued

Mayor Lee recognized with Prestigious Canadian Sport Tourism Award

Mayor Lee recognized with Prestigious Canadian Sport Tourism Award Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, April 10, 2013 – The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that Mayor Clifford Lee was recognized earlier today by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) … Continued

SCORE! Selected As Finalist for National Award

SCORE! Selected As Finalist For National Award Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, March 22, 2013 – The City of Charlottetown’s sport tourism brand SCORE! has been selected as a top-three finalist for a Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) 2013 PRESTIGE Award … Continued

Hockey Canada 2013 AGM Coming to City in May

Hockey Canada 2013 AGM Coming to City in May Charlottetown, PEI, February 6, 2013 – Hockey PEI is pleased to host Hockey Canada’s 94th Annual General Meeting from May 23-26, 2013.  The conference will be held at the Delta Prince … Continued

Charlottetown to host Acadian Games for first time in 2015

Charlottetown to host Acadian Games for first time in 2015 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, October 24, 2012 – The City of Charlottetown is excited to have been named the host city for the 2015 Acadian Games (Jeux de l’Acadie), stated … Continued

Softball Canada Returns to Capital City in 2013

Softball Canada Returns to Capital City in 2013 with U18 Women’s Fast Pitch Championship Charlottetown, PEI, May 28, 2012 – Softball Canada recently awarded Charlottetown the hosting rights for its 2013 U18 Women’s Canadian Fast Pitch Championship, making this the third … Continued

2012 a Strong Year for Sport Tourism in Charlottetown

2012 a strong year for sport tourism in Charlottetown Charlottetown, PEI, March 12, 2012 – 2012 is set to be a strong year for sport tourism in the provincial capital as Charlottetown is set to host sixteen regional and national … Continued

Charlottetown SCORES Two Major Soccer Championships

Charlottetown SCORES Two Major Soccer Championships Charlottetown, PEI, October 5, 2011 – The City of Charlottetown is excited to have been named the host city for two of Soccer Canada’s championships – the 2011 Eastern Canadian Men’s Masters Championship and the … Continued

Charlottetown to Host 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League Finals

Charlottetown to Host 2012 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League Finals Ottawa, Ontario, May 19, 2011 - Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce that after a twenty-year hiatus the Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) Open Finals will return to Charlottetown, Prince Edward … Continued

PEI to Host 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts in the First Year of a New Sponsorship Agreement between Kruger Products Limited and the Canadian Curling Association

Charlottetown, PEI – It was announced today that the 2011 Scotties Tournament of Hearts would return to PEI for the third time in the event’s history. “It is a privilege to announce that we are returning to Charlottetown,” said Greg … Continued

Charlottetown to Play Host to 2009 World Sledge Hockey Challenge

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced on Wednesday that Charlottetown, P.E.I. has been named the host city of the 2009 World Sledge Hockey Challenge, which will take place from November 17-21. It is the second consecutive year that the P.E.I. … Continued

Charlottetown On Top of Its Game

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Charlottetown continues to remain at the top of its game as a hosting destination on the national sport scene. SCORE has taken the opportunity to capitalize on the numerous Canada Games competitions that are being hosted in … Continued

Charlottetown to Host 2011 Canadian Powerlifting Championships

The PEI Powelifting Association has secured the hosting rights for the 2011 National Powerlifting Championships for the City o Charlottetown and the Province of Prince Edward Island. The National Championships is the premier sporting event in Canada for powerlifters; it … Continued

City of Charlottetown’s Events Development Officer Recipient of Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance Award

Charlottetown, PE – Mayor Clifford Lee announce today that the City of Charlottetown’s Events Development Officer, Wayne Long, has been selected as the recipient of the Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance Industry Builder of the Year Award. … Continued

Paralympian and World Champion Bridges Launches Ticket Sales for Sledge Hockey Event

Charlottetown - Billy Bridges, paralympian and world champion for Team Canada’s sledge hockey team made a special appearance in Charlottetown today to help launch ticket sales for the 2008 World Sledge Hockey Challenge, November 18-22, 2008. Born in Summerside, Bridges is … Continued

Charlottetown to Host Three Major Sporting Events

Charlottetown to Host Three High Profile Sporting Events CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – The City of Charlottetown and Tourism Charlottetown, in partnership with Hockey PEI, PEI Soccer Association, and the Island Gymnastics Academy, announced on Tuesday that Charlottetown will host the 2008 … Continued

Sherwood Parkdale Minor Hockey to Host 2009 Irving Oil Challenge Cup

Charlottetown, PEI / Saint John, NB –Each hockey season, 1,600 bantam hockey players throughout Atlantic Canada compete for the opportunity to participate in the Irving Oil Challenge Cup. Hockey PEI and Hockey Canada’s Atlantic Regional Centre recently announced that the … Continued

2010 Senior Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship to be Hosted in Charlottetown

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Mayor Clifford Lee, Tourism Charlottetown President, David MacKenzie and Softball Canada President, Kevin Quinn, announced that the 2010 Senior Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown, with the Charlottetown Fawcettes Senior Men’s Softball Club as … Continued

Charlottetown Scores Big in 2008

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – 2008 promises to be another exciting year for sport tourism in Charlottetown, with 16 regional, national and international level events confirmed to be hosted in the capital city, creating an estimated economic impact directly and in-directly of … Continued

Island Inferno III Pro/Am World Championship Kickboxing

Back by popular demand is Island Inferno III at the luxurious Delta Hotel Ballroom.  It all gets started with an exciting “Las Vegas” style Pro Weigh In and Press Conference on Friday, April 11th at 2pm in the Elfin room … Continued

Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships to be Hosted in Charlottetown

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Mayor Clifford Lee, Tourism Charlottetown President, David MacKenzie and PEI Rugby Union Executive Director, Greg Lucas, announced that the 2008 Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown at Simmons and Colonel Gray Sports Fields from … Continued

National Sledge Hockey Team to Visit Charlottetown

Charlottetown – Hockey PEI has confirmed that the Hockey Canada Sledge Hockey team will be visiting PEI in March for a mini camp.  The camp will be held at the MacLauchlan Arena on the campus at UPEI. This year’s version of … Continued

Canada Basketball U-17 Men’s & Women’s National Championships to be Hosted in Capital

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Mayor Clifford Lee, Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy and Basketball PEI President, Gary Dunning, announced that the 2008 Canada Basketball U-17 Men’s & Women’s National Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown, where great things happen. The Championships … Continued

U-14 Canadian Club Soccer Championships to be Hosted in Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee, Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy and Tide Cup Host Committee Chair, Nick Murray, announced that the 2008 Tide Cup U-14 Canadian Club Soccer Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown from October 9th-13th. The best U-14 male and … Continued

400 Athletes to Hit the Wrestling Mat in Capital Next Spring

Mayor Clifford Lee, Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy and Wrestling PEI Executive Director, Glen Flood, announced today that the 2008 Canada East Bantam Wrestling Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown from May 2nd-4th. The pre-Canada Games event will be held … Continued

Capital Honoured to Host Major Soccer Championship for Third Time

Mayor Clifford Lee and Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy are pleased to announce that the 2007 Eastern Canadian Men’s Master Soccer Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown from October 5th-8th. The four-day event will be held at the multi-purpose turf … Continued

Sherwood Falcons Awarded Don Johnson Cup

Hockey PEI announced Tuesday that the City of Charlottetown and the Sherwood Junior Falcons of the Island Junior Hockey League (IJHL) have been awarded the right to play host to the 2008 Don Johnson Cup, Atlantic Junior B Championships. The … Continued

UPEI Awarded 2010 CIS Women’s Soccer Nationals

DON MORRISON The Guardian The University of Prince Edward Island has been awarded the 2010 Canadian University Sport women’s soccer nationals. UPEI’s successful bid was one of nine released Thursday by the CIS. It is the first time UPEI will … Continued

National Championship Awarded to Charlottetown-Stratford

Charlottetown Minor Baseball President, David LeClair; Charlottetown Mayor, Clifford Lee; Stratford Mayor, Kevin Jenkins; and Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy announced today that the 2008 Baseball Canada Junior Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown-Stratford from August 14th-17th. The Baseball Canada Junior Championship … Continued

AUS Women’s Soccer Championship Coming to Charlottetown

UPEI Athletic Director, Ron Annear; Charlottetown Mayor, Clifford Lee; and Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy announced today that the 2007 Atlantic University Sport Women’s Soccer Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown this fall at the University of Prince Edward Island from November … Continued

East Coast Swimming Championships Awarded to Charlottetown

Swimming PEI President, Barney Bree; Charlottetown Mayor, Clifford Lee; and Tourism Charlottetown President, Kevin Murphy announced today that the 2008 & 2009 East Coast Short Course Swimming Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown at the CARI Complex. The Championships will bring together … Continued

Softball Canada and City of Charlottetown Partner to Host 2009 Boy’s Under 19 North American Championships

(Ottawa, Ontario) – Softball Canada announced today that Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island will play host to a major Boy’s international softball event in 2009. The event will feature Provincial and Territorial Boy’s Under 19 teams, as well as teams from … Continued

World Class Cycling Comes to Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown, December 6, 2006 – The Confederation Bridge along with the World Cup Cycling Organization are joining forces on a 3 year commitment and are pleased to announce that a new women’s cyclist elite Tour sanctioned by the Union Cycliste … Continued

Charlottetown Set to Score!

Charlottetown is poised to profit from the $2.5 Billion sport tourism market, one of the fastest growing segments of the Canadian tourism industry. SCORE is an exciting new partnership between The City of Charlottetown and Tourism Charlottetown that will allow … Continued

Eastern Canadian Soccer Championship Awarded to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee, along with Economic Development, Tourism & Special Events Committee Chair, Councillor Ken Gillis and Championship Chair, Gary Petitpas announced today that the 2006 Eastern Canadian Men’s Master Soccer Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown from October 6th-9th. … Continued

PEI Selected to Host the 2009 Canadian Ringette Championships

Ringette PEI, in conjunction with Ringette Canada, announced today that the 2009 Canadian Ringette Championships will be hosted in the Charlottetown/Cornwall area from April 6-11, 2009. It’s the first time in the history of the event, which began in 1979, … Continued

2006 Atlantic Junior Tennis Championships Coming to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee announced today, along with Tennis PEI President, Nancy Connolly and Tennis PEI Technical Director, Brian Hall that the 2006 Atlantic Outdoor Junior Tennis Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown from July 16th-22nd. Tennis PEI also announced that … Continued

Charlottetown Awarded 2008 National Women’s Hockey Championship

Mayor Clifford Lee announced today that the 2008 Esso Women’s National Hockey Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown in March 2008 (dates to be Confirmed). As part of its Annual General Meeting, which took place this weekend, Hockey Canada announced … Continued

AUS Women’s Basketball Championship Coming to Charlottetown

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Mayor Clifford Lee and UPEI Athletic Director, Ron Annear, jointly announced today that the 2006 Atlantic University Sport Women’s Basketball Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown by the University of Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic University Sport … Continued

Eastern Canadian Basketball Championships Coming to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee and Basketball PEI Executive Director, Greg Lucas, jointly announced today that the 2006 Eastern Canadian Bantam and Mini Bantam Basketball Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown June 28th-July 2nd. The Eastern Canadian Championships will bring together some … Continued

National Junior Wrestling Championship Coming to Charlottetown

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – Mayor Clifford Lee and Wrestling PEI Executive Director, Glen Flood, jointly announced today that the 2007 Junior National Wrestling Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown March 16th and 17th. The Junior National Championship will bring together some … Continued

Eastern Regional Skating Festival Awarded to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee jointly with Skate Canada-Prince Edward Island announced that the 2006 Eastern Regional Festival of Synchronized Skating “Festival SynchroSkate” will be hosted in Charlottetown from February 9th-11th, 2006. Festival SynchroSkate provides recreational synchronized skating teams the opportunity to … Continued

2006 Women’s Olympic Team Holding Camp in Charlottetown

Canada’s National Women’s Olympic Centralized Team of 27 players is set to open its spring conditioning and orientation camp on Monday, May 23rd through to June 12th at the MacLauchlan Arena at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, … Continued

National Coaching Symposium for Hockey to be Held in Charlottetown

An announcement was made today that the first annual National Coaching Symposium for Hockey will be held in Charlottetown from June 10th-12th, 2005. Internationally recognized coaches, including some of the best in the game of hockey, will be in Charlottetown … Continued

National Ball Hockey Championships Coming to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee jointly with Canadian Ball Hockey Association President, Domenic Di Gironimo announced today that the 2005 Junior Nationals & Eastern Canada Youth Regionals Canadian Ball Hockey Championships (ages 8-19) will be hosted in Charlottetown from July 28th-31st, 2005. … Continued

National Skating Championships Coming to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee jointly with Skate Canada announced that the 2005 National STARSkate and AdultSkate Championships will be hosted in Charlottetown from March 31st-April 3rd, 2005. STARSkate offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills … Continued

National Midget Hockey Championship to be Hosted in Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee in conjunction with the Charlottetown Minor Hockey Association announced today that the 2006 National Midget Hockey Championship will be hosted in Charlottetown from April 24th – 30th. Hockey Canada’s 2004 Annual General Meeting, which was attended by … Continued

Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships Coming to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee, in conjunction with the PEI Rugby Union are pleased to announce that the 2004 Eastern Canadian Rugby Championships will be hosted in the City from July 15th–18th. The Championships will bring together a showcase of 500 participants … Continued

National Soccer Championships Awarded to Charlottetown

Mayor Clifford Lee announced today that the 2004 Senior Women’s and Men’s Canadian Soccer Championships will be hosted in the City of Charlottetown from October 6th–11th. Tournament play will take place primarily in Charlottetown, with a number of games also … Continued