With a proud sports heritage,
we’re always ready to get in the game.

Over the years, our region has hosted numerous sporting events, creating a winning experience for organizers, participants and spectators alike. From regional tournaments to major international competitions and championships, Windsor Essex can accommodate it all with our world-class venues, state-of-the-art facilities, stellar accommodations and amenities, as well as the experience and knowledge in managing and coordinating virtually any type of event. Choose Windsor Essex and score big time! For more info please contact

Windsor Essex has extensive experience in welcoming athletes, coaches, delegates, and visitors to our community. The following examples illustrate not only the ability of the region to plan, host and conduct mass events for large numbers of people, but more importantly, they are a testimony to the spirit, the willingness and the generosity of the local community to do so. A few of our past and future events are highlighted below:

Proud Hosts:

  • 2014 – Ontario 55+ Summer Games
  • 2014 – Ontario Summer Games
  • 2014 – Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA)/NVA Diving World Series
  • 2014 – Eastern Canadian Swim Championships
  • 2014 – Ontario Masters Swimming Provincial Championships
  • 2013 – International Children’s Games (ICG)
  • 2013/2014 – Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Woman’s Basketball Championships
  • 2012 – Skate Canada International Figure Skating Championships
  • 2012 – World Under-17 Hockey
  • 2012 – Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championship
  • 2011 – Canadian Tour Golf Championships
  • 2010, 2011– Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Women’s Basketball Championships
  • 2010 – National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Frozen Four – Division Ice Hockey Tournament (Canadian Host City)
  • 2010 – Grey Power World Cup of Curling (Host city)
  • 2010 – Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Prospects Game
  • 2010 – Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) Badminton Provincial Championships
  • 2010 – Canadian Intercollegiate Baseball Association (CIBA) Men’s Baseball National Championships
  • 2009, 2010– Red Bull Air Race World Championship (exclusive Canadian site)
  • 2009 – Ontario Hockey League (OHL) All-Star Game

Proud to be Hosting:

  • 2016 – Canadian Adult Recreation Hockey Association (CARHA) Hockey World Cup
  • 2016 – Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) World Swimming Championships


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