Canada West unveils championship sport dates

Dates and locations for 2023-24 championships announced.

June 21, 2023 - Student-athletes from across Canada West’s championship sports can now circle their calendars. The conference has officially unveiled its 2023-24 championship sport host locations and schedule.

The action starts with the conference’s golf teams converging on Abbotsford, B.C. for the Canada West Golf Championships, hosted by the University of the Fraser Valley from Oct. 2-3. Participants will be in for a treat with the event taking place at Ledgeview Golf Club, the home course of PGA Tour champions Nick Taylor and Adam Hadwin.

Kelowna is the site for cross country runners, who will run for the podium at Mission Recreation Park on Oct. 28. The event is hosted by UBC Okanagan, who will also host the 2024 U SPORTS XC Championships at the same venue.

The excitement shifts to the province of Alberta for the next four major events. The University of Calgary will host the conference’s best swimmers from Nov. 24 to 26, as well as wrestling championships Feb. 9-10.

The University of Alberta also welcomes a pair of events to Edmonton, starting with curling championships taking centre stage Jan. 19-21. The Golden Bears and Pandas will then host the conference’s best runners, jumpers and throwers for track and field championships Feb. 23-24.

At a nationals level, the University of Manitoba is set to bring the 2024 U SPORTS Track and Field Championships to Winnipeg from March 7-9.

Canada West Championships at a Glance

Golf – University of the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford): Oct 2-3

Cross Country – University of British Columbia Okanagan (Kelowna): Oct. 28

Swimming – University of Calgary: Nov. 24-26

Curling – University of Alberta (Edmonton): Jan. 19-21

Wrestling – University of Calgary: Feb. 9-10

Track and Field – University of Alberta (Edmonton): Feb. 23-24

U SPORTS National Championships at a Glance

Cross Country – Western University (London, ON): Nov. 11

Swimming – McGill University (Montreal, QC): Feb. 22-24

Curling – University of New Brunswick (Fredericton, N.B.): March 13-17

Wrestling – Hosted by OUA: Feb. 23-24

Track and Field – University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB): March 7-9

2023-24 Canada West Schedule Release Dates:

· ​ ​ ​ ​ April 25: Football

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 12: Soccer

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 13: Rugby 15s

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 14: Field Hockey

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 15: Volleyball

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 19: Basketball

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 20: Ice Hockey

· ​ ​ ​ ​ June 21: CW Championship Sports


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Since 1972, Canada West (CW) has been a leader in Canadian university sport, working to provide our student-athletes the opportunities to excel in sport, the classroom, and their communities. CW and our 17 members from across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba collectively carry on a legacy of competitive excellence, as our champions proudly go on to represent the conference at U SPORTS national championships.

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