Défi sportif AlterGo 2020 is approaching fast! For its 37th edition, the event will host over 8,000 athletes for 10 days of competition. From April 24th to May 3rd, more than 15 sports will be presented across 9 sites in Montreal, on the South Shore and in Laval.
Again this year, Défi sportif AlterGo is the perfect opportunity to attend high-level competitions! Following are the must-see 6 championships:
BISFed 2020 Laval World Open
From April 26 to 30, 2020, over 100 athletes from around 20 countries are expected at Place Bell in Laval. This competition allows athletes to earn points in the world rankings for the upcoming 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Place Bell will also host school and national level boccia competitions; a great opportunity to see the next generation of athletes rub shoulders with the elite. It’s the perfect venue for precision sports enthusiasts!
UCI Para-Cycling C1 Event
Speed will be on the agenda on May 2nd and 3rd at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. Approximately 50 athletes will compete in time trials and road races. This competition is an opportunity for the athletes to earn points in the world ranking.
2020 Pan American Deaf Basketball Regional Qualification
For the first time in its history, Défi sportif AlterGo is adding the PANAM basketball competition for the hearing-impaired to its programming. The event will be held from April 29th to May 3rd at the Centre sportif Jean-Rougeau and will host teams from countries on the American continent. This pan-American competition will serve as preparation for the Summer Deaflympics to be held in 2021.
Pan American Deaf Tennis Tournament
In collaboration with the Canadian Deaf Sports Association, Défi sportif AlterGo will host this championship at the Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard from May 1st to 3rd. This event will also allow athletes to prepare for the Summer Deaflympics to be held in 2021.
2020 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship
For the second year in a row, top Canadian teams will meet at the Centre des glaces Gilles-Chabot in Boucherville. From April 25th to 29th, come and cheer the performances of our Canadian curlers!
2020 Wheelchair Rugby Canada National Championships
From May 1st to May 3rd, it’s going to get pretty intense at Patro le Prévost as the top teams from each province compete against each other. Up to 12 teams from across Canada will be participating in these championships. This is a must-see event for those who love contact sports!