Event Planning Guide

2020 World Masters Athletic Championships

In October 2016, Toronto was announced as the host city for the 2020 World Masters Athletics Championships with a mission to provide a world class championship-calibre competition for athletes of all nations and of all abilities, and to embrace a multicultural, multi-race, and multi-spiritual sports exchange which will foster better understanding across our diverse landscape.

Toronto has the honour of hosting the inaugural "First World Masters Track & Field Championships" in 1975 and we're thrilled to host again 45 years later.

The Championships will take place Tuesday, July 21 to Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the finest athletic stadium facilities in Toronto, Varsity Stadium at the University of Toronto and York Lions Stadium at York University, in addition to the Toronto Track & Field Centre.  Centennial Park and the Toronto Islands will host non-stadia events such as cross country and race walks.

The Championships includes is open to all over age 35 regardless of skill level and participants complete against their age group in all athletic disciplines.

For more information, please visit the 2020 WMA official website