FIBA OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT RESCHEDULED FOR JUNE 29 TO JULY 4, 2021
Victoria, BC – FIBA announced today that the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria, BC will be played between June 29 and July 4, 2021.
“Communities across the Capital Region, Canada and around the world continue to show tremendous resiliency in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Clint Hamilton, Chair, Friends of Victoria Basketball. “If we continue along this positive path we’re on, hosting the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament next summer in Greater Victoria will be something we can all look forward to as a chance to witness world-class sport, celebrate our collective perseverance and the determined spirit shown in overcoming this global crisis.”
“We appreciate the strong expression of support from FIBA and Canada Basketball in affirming us the host of this important event moving forward,” Hamilton said.
The following options are available to those who currently hold or are looking to buy ticket packages for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria:
- Hold on to your tickets: All previously purchased ticket packages will be honoured for the new tournament dates.
- Request a full refund: Email email@example.com, or call the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre Box Office at 250-220-7777 before June 30, 2020, after which all tickets will be non-refundable and honoured for the new tournament dates.
- Purchase ticket package: For those interested, nine-game ticket packages are available online at selectyourtickets.com.
“Next summer’s FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament will be a much welcomed occasion to realize the power of sport and help unite our country,” said Glen Grunwald, President & CEO of Canada Basketball. “Let’s all plan on coming together to cheer on Team Canada to a berth in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.”
“Representing your country is one of the greatest honours in sport,” Grunwald said. “I know our players will see the challenge ahead of them next summer as one small opportunity to recognize the daily sacrifices of all the frontline workers who are keeping our country safe and operating during this pandemic.”
A new daily schedule and single-game tickets will be made available at a later date. The Victoria Memorial Centre in Victoria, British Columbia will remain as the venue for FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament.