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From April 25th to May 1st 2016 it is the Défi sportif AlterGo event. Défi sportif AlterGo is presented by Hydro-Québec. 5000 victories; 5000 stories.

Politics, regulations and procedures


The regular fee for registration is applicable until the registration deadline on March 10th, 2017. Payments must be made no later than two weeks after the registration deadline (March 24th, 2017). Afterwards, late fees will apply.

All payments must be received before the start of the competition; otherwise, the participant will not be allowed to participate in the competition.

Note: Registration fees are in Canadian Dollars. Payments must be made in Canadian Dollars.

Methods of payment accepted

  • Check
  • Credit card (VISA)
  • Direct payment (for school sports only)
  • Bank transfer (for international competitions only)

Taxes and services

Taxes and services are included in the registration fee according to federal, provincial and municipal rules and regulations (if applicable).

Non-sufficient funds checks

Fee of $20 will be charged for all non-sufficient funds checks.

Late fees

Late fees will be charged for all registrations completed after the registration deadline (March 10th, 2017), and for payments received after March 24th, 2017, as written in the invitation document.

For all payments received after April 17th, 2017, there will be a 50% penalty fee added to the regular fee.

Cancellation by participant

An individual who is obliged to cancel his or her participation at the Défi sportif AlterGo must notify the sports coordinator in writing.

Cancellation fees:

  • Written cancellation received 30 days before the first day of the event (March 24th, 2017); total amount will be reimbursed.
  • Written cancellation received less than 30 days before the first day of the event; administration fees of 25% will be charged.
  • Written cancellation received 7 days before the first day of the event (April 17th, 2017); no reimbursement will be made.

Method of reimbursement

Please note that all reimbursements will be made only after the end of the event (within a 60-day period).

Reimbursement will be made using the same method as the payment. (i.e.: reimbursement by check if payment by check)

Cancellation by Défi sportif AlterGo

Défi sportif AlterGo will reimburse the total amount of fees to the participants in the following two cases:

  • Cancellation of a competition or category of a sport by the organization;
  • Major schedule change brought to the sport competition schedule or athletes services obliging a team or an athlete to cancel his registration.

Travel permit

Défi sportif AlterGo provides invitation letters for visa applications, on demand.

All participants who reserved a package with Défi sportif AlterGo and are still waiting for the approval of a visa 2 weeks prior to the start of the event (April 7th, 2017) must make a deposit in the amount of 25% or pay the total amount of the invoice in order to keep the hotel room reservation. In the event that this deposit is not made, all room reservations will be cancelled and Défi sportif AlterGo will not be able to guarantee room availability during the event. It should be noted that if the participant is unable to obtain a visa, the deposit will not be reimbursed.

Défi sportif AlterGo organisation reserves the right to charge an administration fee for invitation letter asked by countries for visa demands.

The fees are:

  • $ 50 CAD: Individual sport
  • $ 100 CAD: Team Sport

The fees must be paid and received by the Défi sportif AlterGo BEFORE the letter is issued.

Payments can be done by check or credit card.

The administrative fee paid for the letter will be 100% deducted from the registration fee of the athletes.

In cases where the visa application is refused, administrative fees paid will be refunded upon presentation of visa refusal proof.

Medical services

A team of physiotherapists are available on competition venues to respond to medical emergencies during Défi sportif AlterGo. All other fees related to medical needs are the responsibility of the participant. (i.e.: ambulance transportation, prosthesis repair, medication).


All participants must comply with the rules and regulations in place at the official hotels. Anything not included in the package must be paid by the participant (meals, beverages, room service, cleaning).

Package reservations will not be accepted after April 7th, 2017; after this date, reservations must be made directly with the hotel. If a payment for a reserved package is not made before April 7th, rooms will be canceled.


Transportation to/from the airport/train, bus station and between hotel and competition venue for the participants staying at one of the official hotel is managed by Défi sportif AlterGo - please note that fees apply for participants who have not purchased a package. Every participant must complete the transportation request form before the deadline (April 7th, 2017); otherwise, participants will have to organize their own transportation at their own expense. The transportation service is offered between 6:00 AM and 11:00 PM. No transportation will be offered outside these hours; participants must make their own arrangements.

Cost: No additional fees will be charged to participants who have purchased all-included packages. A fee of $30 per person for the duration of their stay will apply for participants who have not purchased packages.


By registering for the Défi sportif AlterGo, the participant releases the organization, its employees, volunteers, officials, sponsors, partners and any person related to the event of all liability for injury, damages, loss or theft.

Terms and conditions related to the use of images and media

The Défi sportif AlterGo is a public event and photos/videos can be taken at any time for public release.

By participating in the Défi sportif AlterGo, an individual authorizes the organization, and its partners, to use all images taken during the event for promotional or media purposes, without compensation or right of use. This right to use photos and videos is irrevocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, without territorial limits, for an unlimited period and covers all known and unknown media to date.

The Défi sportif is organised by AlterGo.
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