Request For Interest: 2020 National Championship Hosting
Ontario will host the 2020 Canada Basketball National Championship for Boys’ ages U15 and U17, and is seeking interest from potential hosting partners.
Communities and facilities across the province are encouraged to submit a bid to host the National Championships as a firs-class competitive event for participants and spectators from across Canada.
The host organizations will be responsible for working with OBA and Canada Basketball to host basketball games featuring male provincial and territorial teams. Responsibilities in conjunction with Ontario Basketball will include; hosting Ontario, its opponents, game officials and delegates, comprised of local transportation, accommodations and meals; facility operations; event presentation; communications; hosting services; and other activities.
The 2020 National Championship will see an estimated 20 provincial / territorial male teams for both under 15 and under 17. The projected competition dates are August 3-8, 2020 (with inbound and outbound travel dates on August 2 and August 9 respectively).
As part of the request for interest process, Ontario Basketball is welcoming different types of proposals for the partnership arrangement and hosting model.
The deadline for organizations to declare their interest is Monday, June 3, 2019. The projected timeline for selecting and announcing the host location is Friday, July 5, 2019. The objective of Ontario Basketball will be the selection of the best locations for OBA and CB to partner with for the hosting of this event.
Those interested in exploring the hosting of the 2020 National Championship should submit their letter of interest to Ontario Basketball via email to: Jason Jansson, Executive Director