FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 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:

  1. Hold on to your tickets: All previously purchased ticket packages will be honoured for the new tournament dates.
  1. Request a full refund: Email, 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.  
  1. Purchase ticket package: For those interested, nine-game ticket packages are available online at

“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.

With head office in Vancouver, RG Arenas is a division of RG Properties. RG Arenas manage and/or own facilities in Kelowna, Greater Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia. For more information contact:

Select Your Tickets

Phone: 250-220-7777

Random Line-Up/Lottery Draw Policy for Select Your Ticket On Sales

Upon arrival please wait to receive a numbered ticket. Tickets will be handed out starting 90 minutes prior to the on-sale time until 35 minutes prior to the on-sale time. Once you’ve received a numbered ticket, you are not required to remain on the premises; however you must be present 30 minutes prior to the on sale time for the random ticket draw. 30 minutes prior to the on-sale a number will be drawn and that person will become first in line with all those numbers after that lining up sequentially behind. Those that have a number that precedes the first number drawn will go to the end of the line. This process is to ensure consumer fairness.

Once you have your position in line please have your method of payment ready.

Purchasing online at is the recommended method of purchase for this or any show at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre. Thank you for your patronage.

The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre has dedicated accessible seating areas available for guests with disabilities. Accessible seating is located at various vantage points in the arena, depending on the type of event and seating configuration.

One attendant/companion ticket may be sold with each accessible ticket, based on availability. Guests can contact the Select Your Tickets box office at 250-220-7789 for information regarding the availability of accessible seating. Please inform your ticket seller of any special needs you may have that require accommodation when purchasing your ticket. 

Event DetailsFIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2021
  • On sale: TBD
  • Start Date
    June 29, 2021 12:00 am
  • End Date
    July 4, 2021 12:00 am
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To all our Guests, Fans, Players and Staff:

As always, your health and safety are our top priority. As the situation around the spread of COVID-19 continues to evolve, we will be temporarily closing Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, until further notice.

We will continue to monitor the situation very closely and keep you updated as things change.

Thank you for your patience and understanding, and please stay safe.