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November 02, 2022

Laval, November 2, 2022 – Karate Canada, in partnership with local host Karate Québec, has announced that the 2023 Karate Canada National Championships will take place in Laval, Quebec, from July 7 to 9, 2023. 

Over 1,000 athletes, support staff, friends and family from across Canada will gather at Place Bell to participate in what is sure to be an exciting weekend of top-level competition. 

“Being in Quebec is always a great experience,” states Craig Vokey, President of Karate Canada. “Besides the exciting competition, there are many opportunities to enjoy the local culture and attend several events, as July in Quebec boasts many festivals and celebrations. Whether you wish to visit a world-class city or escape to the great outdoors, you can do both in Laval.” 

“It is with great pleasure and honour that Karaté Québec will host the 2023 Karate Canada National Championships and welcome Canada’s best athletes in Laval. Following on great hosting successes for the National Championship in 2017 and 2019, as well as for the World Karate Federation’s Series A competition in 2019, the 2023 National Championships promises to be a must-attend event in a world-class venue,” says Stéphane Rivest, President of Karaté Québec. 

“Hosting the 2023 edition of the National Karate Championships in Laval represents a tremendous opportunity to highlight the high calibre of our sports infrastructures and for our attractions and hotels to demonstrate their sense of hospitality and know-how. In all, it will have a positive impact on the economic, tourist and social front. Laval SportCité is proud to have contributed to bringing such a prestigious sports event to Laval,” says Geneviève Roy, President and General Manager of Tourisme Laval.