SPORTS EVENTS IN QUEBEC CITY: MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Sports fans: put Quebec City on your radar! In the coming months, Quebec City will be the host of many major amateur and professional sporting events you won’t want to miss! Mark your calendar: here are the main sports events going on this summer and fall in Quebec City.
Gran Fondo Mont-Sainte-Anne | July 16, 2017
This large-scale cycling event offers 4 different courses suited for all types of cyclists – 45 km, 80 km, 115 km and 160 km—featuring several timed sections therefore adding a little challenge to the courses.
Vélirium | August 4–6, 2017
The world’s finest mountain bikers from 30 countries challenge each other out at this UCI downhill and cross-country World Cup. In parallel to this impressive biking competition, four amateur races are also taking place at Mont-Sainte-Anne during the Vélirium weekend.
SSQ Lévis-Québec Marathon | August 25–27, 2017
The SSQ Lévis-Québec Marathon, a late summer classic, is back this year again with 6 different events for all types of runners, from joggers to marathoners.
Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec | September 8, 2017
Simply spectacular, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec is a UCI WorldTour sporting event during which elite cycling teams from around the world compete with each other in the heart of Quebec City’s downtown during an endurance race of 201.6km.
Coupe Banque Nationale | September 9–17, 2017
The 25th edition of Coupe Banque Nationale—sanctioned by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA)—will be presented at Université Laval’s PEPS. The tournament features single and double tennis as well as some of the biggest names of the women’s tennis scene, including the Canadians Eugénie Bouchard and Aleksandra Wozniak.
Rouge et Or College Football | September to November 2017
The Rouge et Or—Quebec City’s all-star football team that counts 9 Coupe Vanier victories under its belt—is back on the field of the Telus-Université Laval stadium for one exciting season of college football, starting in September.
Remparts de Québec | Mid-September 2017 to March 2018
Are you a Major Junior Hockey League fan? Then, you won’t want to miss Remparts de Québec’s hockey games presented at the Videotron Centre, from mid-September.