CARHA Hockey World Cup

Put your Canadian city on the international map! 

The CARHA Hockey World Cup is organized every four years in a select Canadian city, and attracts participants from all across Canada, the United States, Asia and Europe. Every four years, over 140 teams from 15+ countries travel to the Host City for this week-long event. It’s built on an Olympic-themed approach in that it’s hosted every four years, and since the event’s inception, it has grown to be the largest international adult recreational hockey tournament in the world.


  • 2023 – Richmond, BC*
  • 2016 – Windsor, ON
  • 2012 – Sault Ste. Marie, ON
  • 2008 – Quebec City, QC
  • 2004 – Ottawa, ON
  • 2000 – Vancouver, BC
  • 1996 – Toronto, ON

The economic benefit to the Host City is estimated between $12 and $19.2 million. CARHA Hockey recognizes the importance of leveraging relationships with Host City partners such as arenas, hotels, conventions centres, tours/attractions, and bus transportation.

Click here to learn more about the CARHA Hockey World Cup or contact Lucy Peeling, Manager, Special Events and Programs for inquiries about hosting opportunities. The bid guidelines are made available approximately three and a half years prior to the next event.

* Originally scheduled for 2020. Postponed for the safety of our participants and the community of Richmond so we could focus on bringing delivering the calibre of event it is known for and our athletes have come to expect.