WinSport Winter Sport Institute is proud to host many events at our world class venues and facilities. This winter you’ll have the opportunity to cheer on high performance athletes!
Unless otherwise posted, all special events are free to the public!
Schedule and event details are subject to change without notice.
The monthly event calendars refer to the following venue acronyms:
COP – at the Canmore Nordic Centre Canada Olympic Park
BWTC – Bill Warren Training Centre
OO – at the University of Calgary Olympic Oval
COP Ski Hill Alpine Venues:
ALP – Alpine Race events (note: FIS Alpine and FIS Moguls share the same venue)
FS - Freestyle Skiing Aerials and/or Moguls
SX/SBX - Ski/Snowboard Cross
HP – Halfpipe for Snowboarding or Freestyle Skiing events
TP – Terrain Park for Slopestyle ski/snowboard events
DPark – Discover Park for grassroots ski/snowboard events
PPark – Progression Park for grassroots ski/snowboard events
COP Ski Hill Nordic Venues:
SJ – Ski Jumps
XC Ski – Cross Country Ski Trails/Nordic Trails
BIA – Biathlon Range
OTrack – Olympic Track Bobsleigh, Luge and Skeleton race events at COP
at COP has 4 arenas for hockey, skating and ringette events
MMC – Markin MacPhail Centre
COP Summer Venues:
XC MTB/Run – Eastlands Cross Country trails for Mountain Biking (MTB) or Running events (Run)
DH MTB – Downhill Mountain Bike Trails
ATTENTION: Road Closure Times In Effect
WinSport is locking the Park down each evening to increase the safety of our Park and athletes. The program includes the following:
The two hill gates, one at the top by the bobsleigh start house and the other adjacent to the miniature golf course, will be closed every day between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.
The main gate at the entrance to the Park off of the TransCanada Highway will be closed every day between 1:00 AM and 5:00 AM.
Installation of a gate at the entrance to the ski jump centre. This gate will be locked from 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM every day.
December 6 - Vert180 Ski Mountaineering Race & Clinic
December 17 - WinSport Ski Cellar Snowboard Series - Banked Slalom Edition
Registration Time: 5:00-6:00 PM
Registration Office: Olympic Hall of Fame Theatre, Frank King Day Lodge
Event Location: Minipipe
6:00-6:45 PM Training
6:55 PM Riders meeting
7:00-8:15 PM Race
8:30 PM Awards
Contact Information: Graeme.Rinholm@winsport.ca
December 12-13 & 19-20 - Christmas at the Track & 2014 FIBT World Cup
Enjoy sleigh rides, take photos with Santa, petting zoo, face painting, cookie decorating, bouncy castles, games, family skating and much more with a Family Fun Passport!
Exclusive access to all family fun festivities and you can even
catch a glimpse of exciting Bobsleigh and Luge World Cup action!
Family Fun Passports for just $25 or $20 with new or gently used
jacket donation. Family Fun Passports can be purchased in the Food Court at the Frank King Day Lodge , in the Garden Cafe at the Markin MacPhail Centre or at the Festival Tent the day of the event. * Jackets will be donate d to the Mustard Seed.
December 12-14 & 19-21 - Springbank MHA
Community Association Hockey Tournament
December 28-31 - Ringette University Challenge Cup
Canadian University Ringette Tournament
January 3 - A Night Under the Stars
January 8-11 - Continental Cup
Curling tournament held annually between teams from North America against teams from the rest of the world. Each side is represented by six teams (three women's teams and three men's teams)
January 16-17 - Esso Golden Ring - MMC
The Esso Golden Ring is the largest ringette tournament in the world, hosting 2362 players on 175 teams, with a total of 338 games. Teams range from U7 to U19 age divisions and include three National Ringette League (NRL) teams, including Calgary RATH.
January 23-25 - CORA Calgary Classic - MMC
Open Ringette Hockey Tournament
January 30 - February 1 - SISEC Showcase - MMC
Showcase Tournament for teams in the CSSHL
February 13 - 14 - Pro Skate Challenge - MMC
Senior Timbit Hockey Tournament
February 28 - Timbit Jamboree - MMC
The Timbits Jamboree is a FREE family fun event which will include one game, medals, hours of fun for the whole family! There will be face painting, balloon artists, Mad Science and much more available for the kids.
March 6 - 8 - Starskate - MMC
STARSkate offers opportunities for skaters of all ages to develop fundamental figure skating skills in the areas of ice dance, skating skills, free skate and interpretive skating.
March 11 - 15 - CIS Womens Hockey Championships - MMC
The top university women’s hockey talent in the country vie for a national title.
March 13 - 15 - Girls Hockey Calgary Provincials - MMC
Alberta Provincials in Girls Hockey.
March 20 - 22 - Hockey Alberta Midget Provincials - MMC
Alberta Provincials in Boys Hockey.
March 20 - 22 - Bow River MHA - MMC
Community Association Hockey Tournament.
March 25 - 28 - Western Canada Ringette Championships - MMC
Top teams from Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba compete against each other at the U14AA, U16A, U19A and 18+A levels.