February 23 to March 10, 2021 ribbon Canada Winter Games 2007
Test Events
2006, January 11th:
Test events are an exciting benefit of hosting the 2007 Canada Winter Games. A number of test events are currently being planned for 2006/07. These will provide opportunities for the City of Whitehorse and the Yukon to prepare for the up coming 2007 Canada Winter Games. These test events show case the Yukon and Whitehorse as a prime location for event hosting. They are also used to test the facilities and equipment that will be used during the 2007 Games.

The test events range from smaller regional competitions to high profile national championships People interested in build volunteer experience will find test events an excellent opportunity to gain new and valuable skill. Working on test events will help people in our community gain the knowledge needed to host a large variety of sporting events, ranging in size and competition level. In many cases, specialized training for officials will be held and experts in the specific sports will be making the trip to Whitehorse, providing opportunities for the development of sport and qualified people in the Yukon.

Keep an eye out for the following test events:

  • January 31- February 5, 2006: Badminton Senior Nationals
  • February 18-19, 2006: Biathlon Western Canadians
  • March 1-5, 2006: 2006 Junior National Freestyle Skiing Championships
  • March 14-19, 2006: BC Midget Men’s Hockey Championships
  • March 18-21, 2006: Cross Country Skiing Western Canadian Championships
  • March 31-April 2, 2006: 2006 Short Track Speed Skating Nationals
  • May 19-21, 2006: 2006 Table Tennis Western Canadian Open
  • May 26-28, 2006: Synchronized Swimming MASY Challenge
  • September 22-24, 2006: Figure Skating Invitational
  • October 27-29,2006: Western Canadian Boxing Championships

These are just some of the sports that make up the 2007 Canada Winter Games. Test events are a great way to get involved with sport, see the athletes in action, cheer on local athletes, promote sport in the Yukon, and gain volunteer experience before the 2007 Canada Winter Games begin. Test events will build excitement for the Games while provide fun activities for spectators, athletes and volunteers. For more information about test events call 393-2007 or 1-877-393-2007.