Calls for Bids
2021 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships
The Aboriginal Sport Circle (ASC) is excited to announce the call for bids for the 20th Annual National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC). The Aboriginal Sport Circle established the National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in 2002 to serve as the premiere competition for young Aboriginal hockey players in Canada. It provides a forum for elite Bantam/Midget aged Aboriginal male and female youth and attracts participation from First Nation, Inuit and Metis across thirteen provinces and territories. This annual event helps foster cultural unity and pride to celebrate the athletic abilities of Aboriginal athletes from across the country.
The ASC is excited to co-host its’ 20th Annual National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC) in May 2021. The bid process and guidelines for the 2021 NAHC as outlined below, and written in full on the ASC website, will be used by Aboriginal communities and Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Bodies (PTASB’s) interested in hosting this prestigious event.
Eligibility and Target Dates
The ASC is actively seeking bids to host the 2021 NAHC. To be eligible, the bid must be approved by its PTASB. Only one bid will be accepted per Province or Territory.
As a sanctioned Hockey Canada event, the NAHC are staged annually during the first two weeks in May. The ASC will only entertain bids from communities that guarantee that no other major event will be staged locally during the dates of the NAHC.
2021 Bid Timelines (All deadlines expire at 4:00 PM Eastern Time)
Bid Process Declared Open – April 8, 2019
Submission of ‘electronic’ letters of intent and $1500 bid fee – April 26, 2019 Submission of electronic bid – May 17, 2019
Bid evaluation and selection – May 18- June 2, 2019
Announcement of the 2021 NAHC co-host – June 3, 2019
ALL Bid documents must be submitted to the ASC:
c/o Jeff Spencer, NAHC Working Group Chair,
“Aboriginal Sport Circle” c/o House of Sport,
RA Centre 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1H