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Issue 14January 2017

The year to visit Land of the Living Skies

With 2017 being Canada’s 150th anniversary, spend some time visiting the capital city of Saskatchewan—Regina!

This year is packed full of amazing national and international events that are sure to bring memories for all.

Check out some of these events below and on our events calendar, and start planning your trip. Follow our social channels for a chance to win a trip to Regina!

Skate Canada returns to Regina after 30 years

The 2017 Skate Canada International will be hitting the ice in Regina Oct. 26 to 29. After more than 30 years, the event will be returning to the Brandt Centre at Evraz Place.

Skate Canada said this event is a critical stop on the road to PyeongChang. You can anticipate some great performances as the skaters work to perfect their programs leading up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

Tickets are now on sale at ticketmaster.ca, in person at Brandt Centre Box Office, or by phone at 1-855-985-5000. Groups of nine or more can call the box office directly at 1-306-781-9300.

Don’t miss your chance watch world-class figure skaters leave their mark.

For more information visit skatecanada.ca.

Photo from skatecanada.ca.

Regina hosts first ever CFL Week

If you’re a huge Canadian Football League (CFL) fan, no matter what team you cheer for, here is an event for you! The first ever CFL Week is being hosted in Regina this March and will include several major fan engagement events, multi-day media access opportunities to more than 50 prominent CFL players, a Hall of Fame and player Gala Dinner, a coaches media junket, and a new passing showcase tournament featuring several of Canada’s top university football programs.

This truly is a packed week of activity that will culminate with the CFL’s National Combine where rising stars come for the most social and accessible Combine in CFL history.

For more information and tickets to the inaugural CFL Week, visit cflweek.ca.

CONTEST: Family Getaway in Regina!

Escape the winter blues and spend a night in Regina attending a Regina Cougars game, hitting up the Soaked! Waterpark at the Travelodge, and grabbing a delicious meal at Rock Creek!
We’ve partnered with Travelodge University of Regina Athletics, and Rock Creek Tap and Grill to bring you an amazing getaway to enjoy with the family.
This prize pack includes …
  • Thanks to our sponsor Travelodge, you’ll receive a one-night stay* in Regina for four and enjoy their awesome waterpark, Soaked!
  • Four tickets to any Cougars game in 2017.
  • $125 gift certificate to Rock Creek (we suggest trying the Cougar burger!)
  • Cougars and Rock Creek swag
  • One Tourism Regina #SeeYQR selfie stick to help document the trip.

Waskimo Winter Festival Returns

After a 16-year hiatus, Waskimo Winter Festival appears to be returning to Regina. The one-day event will take place on Feb. 20, Family Day, with activities happening inside and outside of the Conexus Arts Centre.

There will be some activities around the lake such as hole-ympics, cross-country skiing, horse-driven sleigh rides, fat bikes, shinny hockey, and skating. Inside the Conexus Arts Centre will be a children’s stage, entertainment, plus dog shows! And who doesn’t like dogs?

Even the premier of Saskatchewan, Brad Wall, is excited to see this winter-time events come back.

“This fun-filled celebration will highlight the many sport and cultural activities that make Saskatchewan winters exciting and welcoming to all,” Wall said in a news release.

Wristbands for the event are $5.

To learn more about the event click here.