Top 5 Winter Sport Events in Kingston

By Visit Kingston

Sport events in Kingston don’t slow down as the weather gets colder! From hockey and ice dancing to cross country championships, you’ll find Kingston being an active sport city year-round. Below are the top 5 sport events to add to your winter itinerary.

1. U SPORTS Cross Country Championships

November 9, 2019 
Fort Henry

After previously hosting the U SPORTS cross country championships in 2009 and 2018, U SPORTS will return to Kingston for the 2019 championships. Hosted by Queen’s University, the course consists of rolling hills, scenic views of the St. Lawrence River, and loops around historic Fort Henry. Spectators are free to attend this championship that dates back to 1963.

Cost to spectate: Free

2. 2019 High School Hockey Showcase

December 2-3, 2019
Invista Centre

Now in their 12th season, Relm Sports offers a variety of innovative and competitive tournaments for all ages. Each year, they host nearly 400 teams travelling from Canada, USA, Europe, Russia and Asia. This High School Hockey Showcase tournament focuses on the student athlete’s skills development and each team is guaranteed at least three games. 

Cost to spectate: Free

3. CAL Kingston Causeway Classic Tournament 

December 27-30, 2019 
Kingston Memorial Centre

The good ol’hockey game is the best game you can name! This annual House League Christmas Tournament is held in partnership with The Church Athletic League and the Fort Henry Heights Minor Hockey Association. Over four days, there will be up to 12 teams in five divisions. The best part: there’s no admission charge for spectators!

Cost to spectate: Free

4. Kingston Frontenacs OHL Season

All season long
Leon’s Centre

Get into the winter spirit and cheer on our local hockey team, the Kingston Frontenacs! Visiting Kingston to watch your home team play? Stay at a Diamond Hotel Property to redeem an exclusive package including accommodations, four tickets to a Kingston Frontenacs game, a Kingston Frontenacs toque, Leon’s Centre concession vouchers and rates. View packages here.

Cost to spectate: $26.85 per single game

5. Rock the Rink Tour – featuring Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue

November 3, 2019
Leon’s Centre

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, and Elvis Stojko finally return to Kingston! Last year, the iconic skaters wowed the Leon’s Centre crowd with their Thank You Canada Tour. This year, the Canadian greats will be bringing Rock the Rink to Kingston on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019. This tour will be your last chance to see Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir perform together as the iconic pair announced their retirement from the sport in September. 

Cost to spectate: $46-$139

Cover photo courtesy of Leon’s Centre