Tourism Saskatoon
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January 2013
Happy New Year!
Welcome to 2013, it promises to be a great year with our Saskatoon Experience Guide set to launch in the next couple weeks, along with our 2013 Mini Map. 
The staff at Tourism Saskatoon are getting out of the office and out on the town, exploring restaurants and visiting attractions - keep your eye out for us as we explore Saskatoon.
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Paula Lichtenwald,
Membership Coordinator 

Nominations now open for the Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence - deadline February 15, 2013

The Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence are an ideal way to recognize contributions to the province's tourism
sector. Fifteen award categories acknowledge excellence in emerging and traditional areas of importance to tourism.


Nominations for the awards are now being accepted for the 2012 calendar year. Once again, the nomination process has been simplified. All award nomination forms are available at Save a copy of the nomination form, complete the required information, and email your completed copy to You can also attach a photo or clipping to your submission. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2013.


The 24th annual Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala will take place at the Conexus Arts Centre in Regina on April 25, 2013. Gala tickets will be available for purchase in the New Year.


For further information on the nomination process, please contact your local Tourism Saskatchewan Field Representative, or Nancy Hubenig, Manager of Events, at

Tourism Saskatchewan Awards 



Saskatoon has a promising lineup of action packed events in 2013! From international and national events like the U21 Men's International Softball Championship (July 9-14) and MasterCard Memorial Cup (May 17-26), to our local annual events like WakeRide (July 5-7) and the Dakota Dunes Casino Open (July 4-7).



Saskatoon Sports Tourism is proud to announce that PGA Tour Canada has selected Saskatoon as a host. Starting in 2013 the Dakota Dunes Casino Open, a highlight of Saskatoon's summer sports calendar, is now a PGA Tour Canada event. We are also excited to announce that the Subaru Western Triathlon Series will be coming to Saskatoon. The debut of the Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon is June 30.


Upcoming events include: 

  • Speedo Western Canadian Swimming Championship: February 15 - 17, 2013
  • CIS University Cup Men's Hockey: March 14 - 17, 2013
  • Juvenile/Cadet National Wrestling Championship: April 4 - 7, 2013
  • Senior Men's National Water Polo Club Championship: April 5 - 7, 2013
  • Yonex Canadian Junior & U23 Badminton Championship: April 29 - May 5, 2013
  • MasterCard Memorial Cup: May 17 - 26, 2013
  • Special Olympics SK Summer Games: June 21 - 23, 2013
  • Subaru Saskatoon Triathlon: June 30, 2013
  • Dakota Dunes Casino Open: July 4 - 7, 2013
  • WakeRide: July 5 - 7, 2013
  • ITF Tennis Futures Tournament: July 6 - 14, 2013
  • U21 Men's International Softball Championship: July 9 - 14, 2013

For up to date information on Saskatoon Sports Tourism, please visit our website at To receive copies of our online newsletter or for any other information, please contact Sarah Berger, Coordinator at (306) 931-7580 or by email at


On behalf of the Staff and Board of Directors of Saskatoon Sports Tourism, we look forward to working with you in 2013!



Sarah Berger

Coordinator, Saskatoon Sports Tourism

Keep your eye out for the new Saskatoon Experience Guide

The 2013 Experience Guide will be ready for distribution very soon.  We have a whole new look and name this year, and we're excited for the result!
The 2013 Mini Map will be available at the Tourism Saskatoon Visitor Centre in the next week. The map is an effective tool for visitors to easily find attractions, accomodations, and shopping.
Contact Debbie at (306) 242-1206 or to order the 2013 Experience Guide and 2013 Mini Map.
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In This Issue
Saskatchewan Tourism Awards of Excellence
Sports Tourism
Saskatoon Experience Guide
New Tourism Saskatoon Members
January Events

For a full listing of all events

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U of S Huskies Women's Hockey vs U of A Pandas

Jan 11, 2013 - Jan 12, 2013


Red Deer Rebels vs Saskatoon Blades

Jan 11, 2013


John Wort Hannam

Jan 11, 2013


Alexis Korchinski

Jan 11, 2013


Piano Series: Jan Janovsky Trio

Jan 12, 2013


Walter Ostanek & the Western Senators

Jan 12, 2013


Beethoveen Blockbuster (Player's Choice)

Jan 13, 2013


Saskatoon Blades vs Kootenay Ice

Jan 15, 2013


Blue Rodeo

Jan 15, 2013


Strawberry Shortcake Live!

Jan 16, 2013


Girls! Girls! Girls!

Jan 17, 2013 - Jan 20, 2013


Rock and Blues Series: Outside the Wall

Jan 17, 2013 - Jan 18, 2013


Moose Jaw Warriors vs Saskatoon Blades

Jan 18, 2013


Brandon Wheat Kings vs Saskatoon Blades

Jan 19, 2013


The Great (Master Series)

Jan 19, 2013


Guitar Series: Doug Boomhower Quartet

Jan 19, 2013


Xtratime Sports Soccer Locker Event with Christine Sinclair and Kaylyn Kyle

Jan 20, 2013


2013 Prairie Showcase

Jan 23, 2013 - Jan 25, 2013


Shirley Valentine

Jan 23, 2013 - Feb 10, 2013


Edmonton Oil Kings vs Saskatoon Blades

Jan 23, 2013


Girls! Girls! Girls!

Jan 24, 2013 - Jan 27, 2013


Jazz Jam: David Fong Trio

Jan 24, 2013


Root Series: Carrie Catherine

Jan 25, 2013


Writing North 3

Jan 25, 2013 - Jan 26, 2013


Amati Quartet - Guest Artist Bonnie Nicholson - piano

Jan 26, 2013


Ian Sinclair's a Series of Tubes

Jan 26, 2013


Potash Corp WinterShines Festival 2013

Jan 26, 2013 - Feb 10, 2013


Moose Jaw Warriors vs Saskatoon Blades

Jan 27, 2013


Coffre-fort (Strongbox)

Jan 31, 2013 - Feb 10, 2013




Guitar Series: Joel Fafard

Jan 31, 2013