Come Play in the Yukon
If you're looking for an exciting site for your next sporting event, take a close look at the Yukon. With brand new infrastructure, exceptional hospitality and lower ground costs than many other destinations, Whitehorse is an attractive and competitive host city. We have plenty of sport hosting experience and a skilled pool of officials and volunteers. And the Yukon is closer than you think, with daily flights from Vancouver and flights three times a week from Calgary and Edmonton.
Event organizers have reported higher-than-normal attendance at their Yukon sporting events - there's a buzz when athletes find out their competition is in the Yukon! Participants have commented that the Yukon was the most memorable and unique event location featuring stunning mountain landscapes, wilderness adventures and the friendliest people.
Come play with us in the Yukon!
Planning on Hosting a Sporting Event?
If you're considering hosting a major sporting event in the Yukon, the Yukon Convention Bureau (YCB) is your first stop for information, assistance with event bids, site inspections, logistical support, planning tools and lots of great ideas. YCB staff have considerable experience in facilitating, planning and executing major sporting events, from the Canada Senior Games to the Western Canadian Cross-country Ski Championships to the Junior World Softball Championships.
Event organizers receive a number of benefits through the Yukon Convention Bureau’s Group Servicing Program. YCB staff will assist in preparing pre- and post-event excursion packages so your participants can enjoy all the Yukon has to offer. You can relax knowing your Whitehorse-based YCB team will stop at nothing to ensure your event is the best you've ever hosted.
For more information about scheduling a sports event in the Yukon, visit the YCB.
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