WCL announces hosts for 2022 – 2024 events
OTTAWA – Wrestling Canada Lutte (WCL) is pleased to announce the selection for events between 2022 and 2024. The 2022 Canadian Wrestling Championships will be held in Calgary, the 2022 Canada Cup in Summerside, PEI, the 2023 Canadian Wrestling Trials will be in Waterloo, Ont., and the 2024 edition of the Trials will be in Ottawa.
2022 Canadian Wrestling Championships – Calgary, AB
2022 Canada Cup – Summerside, PEI
2023 Canadian Wrestling Trials – Waterloo, ON
2024 Canadian Wrestling Trials – Ottawa, ON
The announcement follows the news that was released in March that the following hosts were selected:
2022 Wrestling Trials (Cadet, Junior, Senior) – Edmonton, AB
2023 Wrestling Championships (U17 & U19) – Vancouver, BC
2024 Wrestling Championships (U17 & U19) – Mississauga, ON
On behalf of our HOC, the Canada Cup of Wrestling Society, and Tourism Calgary, we are thrilled to be hosting the inaugural Canadian Wrestling Championships under the new WCL format. We look forward to welcoming all U17 and U19 competitors and their families, their coaches, the officials, the WCL delegates, and wrestling fans to the Seven Chiefs Sportplex on the Tsuut’Ina nation in Calgary.
Mitch Ostberg – Co chair Calgary Host Organizing Committee
“Being awarded this signature international event in the midst of a global pandemic speaks to the confidence Wrestling Canada Lutte and other national sport governing bodies have in our City and SETS organization. This international event is yet another example of the diverse spectrum our SETS division is capable or delivering and we look forward to welcoming the over 120 athletes, 40 staff and media to our city in 2022.”
JP Desrosiers – Director of Community Services for the City of Summerside
“Hosting the Canada Cup in Summerside will be a major boost for the City and the wrestling community in PEI. Welcoming wrestlers from all over the globe to showcase our vibrant city will be exciting as we display our hosting skills for another international event.”
Dallas Desjardins – Sport Tourism Coordinator
“Waterloo Region is thrilled to be selected as the host of the 2023 Canadian Wrestling Trials. We have an incredibly strong wrestling community here, led by Matmen Wrestling Club and are excited to put on a world class event for the competitors. We look forward to welcoming the best young wrestlers from across the country and continuing to elevate the sport here our community”.
Allister Scorgie – Director of Sport Hosting
“It is great news that Wrestling Canada Lutte has chosen Ottawa as the host city of the 2024 Canadian Wrestling Trials. We look forward to welcoming the best talent and fans from across the country to TD Place at Lansdowne for this exciting competition.”
Jim Watson – Mayor of Ottawa
“Ottawa Tourism is proud to add to its Bid More, Win More, Host More resume with the 2024 Canadian Wrestling Trials,” says Michael Crockatt, President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism “We look forward to welcoming the competitors, officials, and spectators to our beautiful region and ensuring they all have the best possible experience.”
Michael Crockatt – President and CEO of Ottawa Tourism