The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Event Date(s)
November 12-15, 2020
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

We are pleased to invite you to submit a bid proposal for the U SPORTS 2019-2020 and/or 2020-2021
U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship. Attached you will find a bid book outlining all the requirements
to bid on a U SPORTS National Championship. Please note that the bid book is also available online
(, and our staff will always be ready to answer any questions you may have.

U SPORTS is the national brand for university sport in Canada. Every year, over 15,000 student-athletes
and 500 coaches from 56 universities vie for 21 National Championships in 12 different sports. U SPORTS
also provides high performance international opportunities for Canadian student-athletes at FISU Winter
and Summer Universiades as well as numerous World University Championships.

The U SPORTS Men’s Soccer Championship is one of U SPORTS’ most prestigious sporting events
showcasing the very best talent in Canada. U SPORTS prides itself on working with Local Organizing
Committees (Hosts) and engaging the community to ensure all national championships have a positive
impact on the development of student-athletes, coaches, officials’ as well as raising the national profile of
Canadian university sport, the U SPORTS brand, and enriching the student-athlete experience.


Our vision is to grow the U SPORTS brand and the value of university sport in Canada, and continue telling
the stories of the student-athletes representing our 56 institutions.

U SPORTS’ objectives for hosting National Championships are the following:
• To ensure a positive, enriching student-athlete experience
• To promote university sport, student-athlete stories and grow a fan base
• To provide a highly competitive event that is student-athlete focused
• To generate revenues for Hosts and U SPORTS
• To engage local communities and government
• To provide legacy opportunities in the community and for the Institutions
• To build stakeholder relations within the university, in the community, with local tourism and city

Thank you again for your commitment to growing University Sport in Canada and once again, should you
require any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.


Championship Dates

  • Thursday, November 12th to Sunday, November 15th, 2020


Bid Procedure and Timelines

  • Call for Bids: May 30th, 2018
  • Confirmation of intent to bid via email: June 29th, 2018
  • Deadline for submission of questions: September 7th, 2018
  • Bid Submission Date: September 14th, 2018
  • Selection of Winners and Notification: Determined by U SPORTS Office


Link to Bid Book and Minimum Standards


Scott Ring

U SPORTS – Manager, Sport Technical & National Championships