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Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Sport Event Management Diploma


Gain the business skills and event management expertise required to organize and market sports events, recruit and motivate volunteers and find sponsors at the corporate, professional or amateur level, in the context of the importance of sporting events in Canadian culture.


Find employment organizing sport events at a corporate, amateur or professional level. Tourism associations and destination management organizations realize the potential for attracting sports events to their community, so opportunities exist for graduates with these types of organizations as well.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Foundations of Mathematics 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or Foundations of Mathematics 12 with a minimum C (or equivalent)

Note: Students with Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ will be exempt from MATH 1100 and must make up the credits with an elective of their choice.

Computer Skills
If students entering the program have little or no experience using computers, they are advised to take an introductory computer course that familiarizes them with Microsoft application software.

 If you don’t meet the requirements

Apply to Tourism and we will offer you a seat in pre-tourism where you can work on upgrading while taking a few possible tourism courses.

Next Steps

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