Tournament Capital of Ontario

The City of Brantford was officially declared the Tournament Capital of Ontario in 1998. A vibrant and growing community, Brantford has a long tradition of sporting excellence - a title earned by hosting hundreds of local, regional and provincial tournaments and events annually. If you are looking to find or host a tournament or sport event of any kind in Brantford you’ve come to the right place!

Greetings from Walter Gretzky

Brantford is proud to be the birthplace of hockey legend the "Great One," Wayne Gretzky and hometown of the world's most famous hockey father Walter Gretzky.

Brantford is known for our warm and friendly hospitality and for hosting some of the best sporting events in the country; so when you're looking for a place to host your next tournament or sports conference, this is where you want to be, in Brantford the Tournament Capital of Ontario and my hometown.
Come on over to our place....let's play.
Walter Gretzky's Signature

Walter Gretzky - World famous Hockey Dad

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