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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.

Athlete services


The Montreal Transit Services (STM), official Défi sportif AlterGo carrier, offers a shuttle service to the athletes and sport delegations who have purchased a package or paid for the transport. This shuttle service offers transportation from the airport to the hotel and between the various competition venues and accommodation sites.

(This service is not available for school sports.)

Attention: The transportation of Défi sportif AlterGo is only available to people who stay in one of the official hotels of the event.

The cost of transportation is included in the accommodation, food and transport package, for those who have not purchased a package and wish to use the shuttle service during the event must pay the $30.00 fee per person in the registration form.

To reserve your transportation between the airport and your hotel as well as request transportation during the event between your hotel and the competition venue, you must complete the transportation form sent to you via email once your registration is complete. The shuttle service is unavailable between 11:30 pm and 6:00 am.

Attention: You must fill out and send a reservation form before the event. Otherwise, you must arrange your own transportation at your expense.

School sports Transportation

For the 6th year in a row, Be your best project is offering schools the opportunity to seek reimbursement for a portion of their expenses relating to transportation to the competition venue. Transportation expense reimbursement form

For assistance or more information on transport, please send your request to: transport@defisportif.com


The Défi sportif AlterGo works in partnership with 3 establishments:

Hotel Universel Montréal, Delta Montréal Hotel and Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil to offer athletes outside the Montreal area accommodations that meet their needs at affordable rates.

If you would like to reserve a room at one of the following three hotels, please follow the instructions below:

Hotel Universel Montreal (Boccia)

Please follow this link to reserve your roomos: Book your room at Hotel Universel Montreal for Défi sportif AlterGo 2016

Delta Montreal Hotel (Goalball, karate, para-cycling, para-shooting, para-swimming, school sports, Special Olympics, sitting volleyball, sledge hockey, and rugby)

Please follow this link to reserve your rooms: Book your group rate at Delta Montreal Hotel for Défi sportif AlterGo 2016

Sandman Hotel Montreal-Longueuil (Basketball and powerchair soccer)

Please contact directly the hotel to reserve your rooms 1-800-493-7303 and mention Défi sportif AlterGo or reserve through the website https://www.sandmanhotels.ca/fr/hotels/montreal-longueuil/ using this reservation code 498454.

Reservation deadline: March 25th, 2016


Over the course of the event, volunteers and athletes can enjoy quality meals thanks to Compass Group food services. Healthy and full meals are served at every competition venue.

If you are interested, it is possible to order lunch boxes that will be delivered to your venue. To do this, you must complete the lunch box order form, return it to Compass Group by email at 47421@compass-canada.com and await a confirmation to finalize your payment. To help us improve this service, please send your order before April 8th, 2016.

Sports lounges

The sports lounges are the favourite hangout of both athletes and volunteers during the Défi sportif AlterGo. With a relaxing ambiance, enjoy good company and great music. Cold drinks and snacks are available. The lounges are located at various competition venues and hotels.

For assitance or more information on accommodations meals and sports lounges, please contact:

Krista Kennedy, Coordinator, People services
Tel.: 514 933-2739, ext. 214

Sports physiotherapy

During the event, professionals from Kinatex Sports Physio are on hand to help injured athletes or volunteers should the need arise. The therapists offer services such as bandaging for athletes and consultation regarding warm-up and stretching exercises.

Technical aids and emergency repair service

The Institut de réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal (IRGLM) provides athletes with a technical aids and emergency repair service (wheelchair, orthoses and prostheses) available between 9am and 9pm throughout the duration of the event.

Please note: If the device does not belong to the RAMQ, CSST or the SAAQ, the athlete must pay the cost of emergency repairs on their devices.

For more information on the services of sports physiotherapy, massage therapy and emergency repair, please contact:

Annie Vincelli, Director of Operations
Tel.: 514 933-2739, ext. 223

The Défi sportif is organised by AlterGo.
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