Hosting a Games

Municipalities are invited to submit a bid to host the Alberta Games approximately three and a half years in advance of the Games. Consultative assistance and guidelines for communities interested in hosting an Alberta Games are available from Alberta Sport Connection.

About Hosting An Alberta Summer or Winter Games

  • Communities hosting the Alberta Summer or Winter Games must have facilities suitable for staging approximately 20 sport competitions, and be capable of feeding and accommodating approximately 2,800 athletes, coaches and officials over a four to six day period.
  • Municipalities with a population of less than 10,000 are encouraged to partner with neighboring communities to submit a joint bid.
  • The typical cost of hosting the Alberta Summer or Winter Games has been approximately $1.6 million.
  • Host communities receive consultative assistance and base financial support from Alberta Sport Connection.
Available Grants Amount
Operating Grant  $300,000
 Culture Grant $70,000
 Legacy Grant  $50,000
 Total  $420,000
Current Bid Opportunities:  

There are no Bid Opportunities available at this time.

For More information call Don Wilson 403-297-2729


About Hosting An Alberta Masters Games

Alberta Sport Connection will work with the host community to coordinate the Alberta Masters Games.

  • Communities hosting the Alberta Masters Games must have facilities suitable for staging approximately 12 to 16 sports, 1,200 participants over a three-day period.
  • Communities with a population of less than 10,000 are encouraged to partner with neighboring communities to submit a joint bid.
  • The typical cost of hosting an Alberta Masters Games has been approximately $800,000.
    Host communities receive consultative assistance and base financial support from the Alberta Sport Connection.
Available Grants Amount
Operating Grant $200,000
Current Bid Opportunities:  

There are no bid opportunities at this time

Contact Information

Don Wilson

Alberta Games and marketing
Alberta Sport Connection
620, 615 MacLeod Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2G 4T8
P: 403-297-2729
Email: don.wilson@albertasport.ca