Calgary Sporting Events to Check Out This Fall

Hockey, football, ringette, tennis, soccer — there are tons of Calgary sporting events and games to cheer on this fall.

The 2022 Allstate Soccer Show. Photo courtesy of Allstate Soccer Show.

Fall is a great time for Calgary sports. Soccer and football are winding down with their final games of the season, while the hockey season is just getting started. Plus, this year, several special events and tournaments for tennis, ringette and soccer are popping up around this time.

To help you plan ahead, check out this list of sporting events happening this fall.

 

Cavalry FC 

When: October 7 and 14

Cavalry FC, Calgary’s CPL soccer team, is playing its final regular season game on October 7 at Spruce Meadows’ Atco Field. The team came in first this season (which is the first time CPL has introduced a new playoff format), and will be competing in a playoff game on October 14 as well. A win in that match means Cavalry FC moves onto the finals.

Atco Field, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way S.W., cavalryfc.canpl.ca

 

Allstate Soccer Show

When: October 8

The Allstate Soccer Show is in Calgary for the first time on October 8. This event gives soccer fans an opportunity to meet their football idols as players from the Canadian Men’s and Women’s National teams and soccer clubs like the local Cavalry FC will be there for signings and meet and greets. There will also be panel discussions, a fun zone with soccer-related games and activities, and more.

20 Roundup Way S.E., 403-261-0101, soccershow.ca

 

Calgary Stampeders

When: October 13 and 27

As the football season comes to a close, catch the Calgary Stampeders’ final two home games at McMahon Stadium. On October 13, the team will battle long-time rivals the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and on October 27, you can cheer on the Stampeders for the final regular season game against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

1817 Crowchild Tr. N.W., stampeders.com

 

World Ringette Championships

When: October 29 to November 4

Head to WinSport to see the best ringette players in the world gather for the World Ringette Championships. This is also the 60th anniversary of the sport, often called “the fastest game on ice,” so there will be special presentations celebrating the legacy of ringette.

151 Canada Olympic Rd S.W., worldringettechampionship.com

 

Calgary National Bank Challenger

When: November 5 to 12

The Calgary National Bank Challenger is a world-class tennis event. The tournament will be held as a combined men’s and women’s event and will be the largest one of its kind in Canada. Expect to see some of the best players from the ATP, ITF and WTA circuits at the Osten & Victor Tennis Centre. Tickets can be purchased as daily, weekend or full week passes.

295 90 Ave. S.E., 587-393-1600, calgary.nationalbankchallenger.com

 

Calgary Hitmen

When: Multiple dates

The Calgary Hitmen return to the Scotiabank Saddledome this year, with the regular season running from September 22 to March 23. One of the biggest games for the Hitmen is the annual Teddy Bear Toss, where thousands of stuffed animals are thrown onto the ice and later donated to local hospitals and charities. This year’s Teddy Bear Toss is on December 3 during a game against the Swift Current Broncos.

555 Saddledome Rise S.E., 403-777-4646, chl.ca/whl-hitmen

 

Calgary Flames

When: Multiple dates

The Calgary Flames have a few upcoming home games against the Winnipeg Jets on October 11, the New York Rangers on October 24 and the St. Louis Blues on October 26. This year, the team will also take part in a Battle of Alberta at the outdoor Heritage Classic game in Edmonton on October 29, so there’s sure to be plenty of fans cheering on their team from home or making the trek north to watch in person.

555 Saddledome Rise S.E., 403-777-4646, nhl.com/flames

 

Calgary Wranglers

When: Multiple dates

The Calgary Wranglers are the Calgary Flames’ AHL affiliate team. It’s the city’s newest professional hockey team, with 2023-24 being the team’s second season in Calgary. The team was formerly known as the Stockton Heat and played in California, but was moved to Calgary to be closer to the affiliate team. The Wranglers play at the Saddledome, with the first home games on October 28 and 29 in a back-to-back showdown against the Colorado Eagles.

555 Saddledome Rise S.E., 403-777-4646, calgarywranglers.com

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