Canada West Universities Athletic Association Organizing a Number of Sports Championships

Press Release (ePRNews.com) - VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Mar 17, 2016 - Canada West is a leading university athletic conference in the Canada, with member schools stretching from British Columbia to Manitoba. It is home to champion student-athletes, and often organizes a number of sports championships. Canada West along with its 17 member institutions aims to enhance athletic and academic excellence, and contribute to prepare the future professional athletes and leaders.

Originally, the Western Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union (WCIAU) was formed in the year 1919-20 as the first recognized western-based post-secondary athletic organization in Canada. In the year 1920, the University of Manitoba won the first-ever league championship, a men’s hockey title. In 1971, the WCIAU got split into the Canada West Universities Athletic Association (CWUAA) and the Great Plains Athletic Association (GPAA).

A proud member of the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), the Canada West Universities Athletic Association organizes a number of sports events for both men and women. The sports available for men include basketball, football, ice hockey, soccer, volleyball, cross country, swimming, track and field, and wrestling. For women, the list includes sports such as basketball, field hockey, ice hockey, rugby, soccer, volleyball, cross country, swimming, track and field, and wrestling.

At Canada West Universities Athletic Association’s website, one can get information about championships and honours such as upcoming Canada west and CIS championships, all-time CIS championships, football players of the week, three stars of the week, WHL grade of the month, BLG awards, top 8 academic all-Canadians, Fred Gus Collins media award, and all time trophy winners.

For more information about Canada West Universities Athletic Association, visit:
http://www.canadawest.org/

About The Canada West Universities Athletic Association
Canada West is a leading university athletic conference in the Canada, with member schools extended from British Columbia to Manitoba. The conference is home to champion student-athletes that do extremely well everywhere on the field, in the classroom, and also in their communities. With over 100 national championships won over the years, Canada West and its 17 member institutions commit to a student-athlete experience where athletics and academic brilliance, along with sportsmanship equally contributes to prepare future professional athletes and leaders.

Contact
Address: 402 – 555 Sixth Street, New Westminster,
BC V3L 5H1
Contact Number:
Fax: 604-544-7434
Email: evan.daum@canadawest.org

Source : Canada West Universities Athletic Association

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