Montréal welcomes unique and unusual sporting events in 2019

published on February 28, 2019
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In Montréal, you can spot sports citywide, and we’ve already shared our excitement about the major sporting events coming to Montréal in 2019. It should come as no surprise for a city with sports in its DNA – not to mention top ranking as Canada’s Top Sports City in 2018 – that beyond the marquee headliner events there’s a far more varied, at times even quirky series of competitions also worth taking note of, several of which are on their way to the Olympics world stage.

2019 Canadian Tenpin Team Trials

The top tenpin bowlers in the country gather to compete for a place on Team Canada. Bonus points to the Canadian Tenpin Federation for quoting Jeff “The Big Lebowski” Bridges on the pleasures of bowling on their webpage.

Dates: May 16-20, 2019
Location: Laurentian Lanes


A thrilling blend of extreme sports, Jackalope is Canada’s largest action sports event, and the perfect nail-biting spectator experience for adrenaline junkies both young and old.

Dates: August 16-18, 2019
Location: Parc Olympique

2019 World Masters Weightlifting Championships

Just like it says on the tin, the Montréal World Masters Weightlifting Championships will bring together the world’s top weightlifters to compete for the international title.

Dates: August 16-24, 2019
Location: Centre Pierre Charbonneau, Parc Olympique

201 Psicobloc Open Series

An extreme and spectacular climbing contest where competitors cling on by their fingertips, leaving spectators on the edge of their seats.

Dates: August 22-25, 2019
Location: Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex

2019 FIBA 3X3 World Tour

The 2019 FIBA 3X3 World Tour brings this 3-a-side basketball competition to Montréal in advance of the sport’s debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Montréal will also remain an international World Tour city for the three years.

Dates: September 7-8, 2019
Location: TBC

2019 Longines Global Champions Tour

The world’s finest equestrian show jumpers come together in Montréal as part of the Longines Global Champions Tour, also making stops in Shanghai, Monaco, London, Paris and Dubai.

Dates: September 19-22, 2019
Location: Vieux-Port de Montréal

2019 Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships

Tennis Canada’s top annual wheelchair tennis championships, the Birmingham National promises 4 days of breathtaking tennis action featuring title holders Philippe Bédard Bédard and Maude Jacques.

Dates: October 31-November 3, 2019
Location: TBC

2019 International WFTDA Championships

The years biggest matches in the annual Women’s Flat Track Derby Association calendar brings the excitement of international roller derby to Montréal – a hot treat in the winter months.

Dates: November 7-10, 2019
Location: TBC

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