Up for Bid – FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2020

 
Canada has the opportunity to host one of the four FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQT) – where the winner qualifies for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. This is a major hosting opportunity to hold one of FIBA’s most significant and prestigious competitions.

Canada Basketball is seeking cities to submit a bid to host this event. Some of the technical requirements include:

  • Minimum 8000 seat air-conditioned venue
  • Seven changing rooms – 4 for teams, 2 for referees, 1 for sport presentation
  • Press Conference room for 100 persons

Full details are available in the bid document posted on the Members Only Up for Bid section.

Dates of the Event: June 23 – 28, 2020

Deadline for Expressions of Interest:  October 4, 2019

Deadline for Submission of Final Candidature File:  November 4, 2019

Given the tight timelines, if interested or if you require further information, please contact:

Glen Grunwald, President & CEO, Canada Basketball
(T) 905.515.7637
(E)  ggrunwald@basketball.ca

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