Professional Sports in Winnipeg: Get in the Game
Winnipeg boasts a number of professional sports franchises, including:
- Winnipeg Jets (National Hockey League), who play at the downtown MTS Centre
- Winnipeg Blue Bombers (Canadian Football League), who play at Investors Group Field
- Winnipeg Goldeyes (American Association Baseball League), who play at Shaw Park
Winnipeg’s collegiate teams include the University of Manitoba Bisons, which represent the University of Manitoba in nine different sports on 16 different teams; and the Wesmen, which represent the University of Winnipeg in men’s and women’s volleyball, basketball and soccer.
Winnipeg has also played host to major sporting events, including the 1967 and 1999 Pan American Games, the CFL’s Grey Cup, the World Curling Championships, the Canada Summer Games and the World Junior Hockey Championships.
If you’re an avid sports enthusiast, you’ll love living in Winnipeg. So Get Centred and Go Flat Out by getting yourself to a game and revelling in the company of fellow sports buffs.
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About Tourism Winnipeg
Tourism Winnipeg is the city’s official destination marketing organization tasked with increasing visitation and delivering the best possible visitor experience. A division of Economic Development Winnipeg Inc., Tourism Winnipeg’s mission is to facilitate a healthy, prosperous, responsible and fully integrated tourism industry that enhances Winnipeg’s economic growth through the acquisition of meetings, conventions, sports and events, group travel and leisure tourism.