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2025 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals Returns to Olympic, and World Cup Venue at the Canmore Nordic Centre

April 18, 2024

Canmore, Alta- The premier event on the domestic race calendar returns to Canmore after eight years. The best cross country skiers in the nation will compete for the title of National Champion next March at the Canmore Nordic Centre. 


More than 800 senior, junior and Para nordic skiers will compete in sprints, distance races and team events on the famous trails, which hosted a FIS Cross Country and IBU Biathlon World Cup this past season. 


The Canmore Nordic Ski Club, with support from the Town of Canmore, Tourism Canmore Kananaskis, Alberta Tourism and Sport, and Alberta Parks and Recreation, is thrilled to be chosen as the host for the 2025 Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals,” said Hugh Simson, Event Chair. “We are excited to invite Canada’s cross-country ski racing youth, rising stars, elite athletes, and future Olympians and Paralympians to participate in this week-long National competition in one of the world’s most beautiful cross country skiing destinations. A return to Canmore in 2025 will provide this country’s cross country skiers a chance to celebrate the best of our sport and what we hope will contribute to a life-long passion for our sport.”


Nordiq Canada Ski Nationals provides an event for athletes, coaches, wax techs, and officials to come together as a community in a developmentally appropriate manner. 


“Canmore is no stranger to hosting high-caliber events. On the heels of hosting a successful World Cup event, we are thrilled to welcome the entire ski community to Canmore next March” said Ilona Gyapay, Events and Officials Manager at Nordiq Canada. “We look forward to working with the Canmore Nordic Ski Club, officials and volunteers in staging this prestigious event and showcasing the Olympic legacy venue.


More information on the event will be made available at the end of April on the Events tab of


Nordiq Canada continues to work with our stakeholders to finalize event dates.