Hosting Opportunities - 2020 Ontario Summer Games and 2020 Ontario 55+ Summer Games

The Province of Ontario and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS) – Games Unit is in the process of accepting bid applications from interested communities across Ontario to host the 2020 Ontario Summer Games and the 2020 Ontario 55+ Summer Games. Those interested in hosting are required to submit a letter of intent by April 14, 2017.

The Games offers participants, volunteers and spectators an opportunity to experience the excitement of multi-sport Games, while leaving behind an important legacy of community pride and sport tourism development.

The Ontario Summer Games are Canada’s largest provincial multi-sport event and provide our top young athletes with development and competitive opportunities that prepare them for national and international competition.

The Ontario 55+ Summer Games are a celebration of Active Living for individuals in Ontario 55 years of age or older.

 

2020 Ontario Summer Games

2020 Ontario 55+ Summer Games

Participants – Athletes, Coaches/Managers, Support Staff and Officials

  • 3500
  • 1300-1500

Number of Sports

  • 22-27
  • 16-20

Number of Volunteers

  • 1000-1200
  • 400-500

Ministry Hosting Grant Amount

  • $1 million
  • $2350,000

Projected Economic Impact

  • $6 million +
  • $2 million +

 

Interested applicants should visit the following website for more information and the bid guidelines: http://www.mtc.gov.on.ca/en/sport/gamesontario/ontario-games-bid-guidelines.shtml
 

For any questions about the Ontario Games and the bid process please contact Ryan Albright, Senior Coordinator, Games Unit at Ryan.Albright@Ontario.ca

Representatives from MTCS will be attending the 2017 Sport Event Congress and will be happy to discuss both hosting opportunities further.