City of Surrey selected to host 2023 Canadian Ultimate Championships

THE City of Surrey on Wednesday announced that it will host the prestigious 2023 Canadian Ultimate Championships at Newton Athletic Park from August 13-20.

Players and spectators will have the opportunity to experience some of the best ultimate action, while enjoying top-notch facilities, beautiful parks and a vibrant community, it added.

“Hosting the 2023 Canadian Ultimate Championships showcases Surrey’s commitment to promoting diverse sporting events and enhancing our local economy through sport tourism,” said Tara Cleave, Support Services and Accessibility Manager at the City of Surrey. “We are delighted to welcome athletes from across the country to participate in this exhilarating event.”

In collaboration with Ultimate Canada, the British Columbia Ultimate Society, and the Vancouver Ultimate League Society, the championships will bring together the best ultimate teams from across Canada, competing in the Junior Championships from August 13-16, followed by the Senior Championships from August 17-20. The event emphasizes sportsmanship, inclusivity, and the spirit of the game, while providing an exciting spectator experience.

“We are thrilled to work with the City of Surrey, and both the Vancouver Ultimate League and British Columbia Ultimate Society to deliver a fantastic event,” said Danny Saunders, Executive Director of Ultimate Canada. “The championships provide an opportunity for athletes to showcase their skills, connect with fellow players, and celebrate the sport we all love.”

The 2023 Canadian Ultimate Championships promise not only top-tier competition, but also workshops, skills clinics, and additional activities for participants and spectators alike. For more information, visit the tournament website at

The City said that Surrey’s welcoming, world-class, accessible, and award-winning facilities makes it the premier place for hosting sporting events. The Sport Tourism Strategy has been developed to advance the City of Surrey as a leader in the Sport Tourism industry, maximizing both economic benefits and sport development opportunities.

For information about sport tourism in Surrey, visit