THE City of Surrey, in partnership with Surrey Football Club, has been announced host of Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championship in 2022 (U-17 Cup) and 2024 (Jubilee and Challenge Trophy senior women’s and men’s competitions competitions).
The competitions will take place October 5–10, 2022, and October 9–14, 2024, at Newton Athletic Park and will welcome more than 3,000 athletes and their supporters over the course of the two events.
“Through our Sport Tourism Strategy and commitment to word-class sport hosting, Surrey is emerging as a premier sports destination in the Pacific Northwest and Canada,” said Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum. “We are very proud to host this national sporting event and look forward to welcoming some of the finest soccer players in Canada.”
“The Toyota National Championships are the largest amateur team sport competitions in Canada, and we are proud to bring a meaningful sporting opportunity to the nearly 600 clubs and 1,500 participants each fall,” said Dr. Nick Bontis, Canada Soccer President. “Congratulations to the eight municipalities with whom we will collaborate to ensure the best participant experience for the players, coaches, referees and families.”
Surrey will host Canada Soccer’s Toyota National Championships Jubilee and Challenge Trophy competitions this year from October 6–11 at Newton Athletic Park. The 2021 male and female U-15 Cup will be held in Ottawa and U-17 Cup in Montreal.
Since 2017, Surrey has hosted over 166 sport tournaments, including five international, six national and 17 provincial events. This will be the third and fourth time Canada Soccer has selected Surrey to host its National Championships in Surrey since the organization’s inauguration in 1912.
For information about sport tourism in Surrey, visit surrey.ca/sportsurrey.