Let the Games Begin – School Championships 2024

The City of Chatham-Kent and the Chatham-Kent Police Service are proud to host the 2024 Provincial School Championships! From June 11-12, the 2024 School Championships will welcome athletes from across Ontario to Chatham-Kent. With 206 coaches and over 500 athletes competing in floorball, bocce, basketball, soccer, and track and field, this event promises to be a celebration of dedication, perseverance, and community spirit.

School Champs Quick Links

Experience the magic of the School Champs Opening and Closing Ceremonies from anywhere!

Opening Ceremonies: Tuesday, June 11 @ 7:00 PM EST
Closing Ceremonies: Wednesday, June 12 @ 7:00 PM EST
Location: John D Bradley Convention Centre

Can't make it to the venue? No problem! Catch all the action live on YouTube. Join us for the live stream of both ceremonies and witness the excitement, spirit, and celebration of our incredible athletes from the comfort of your own home. Tune in tonight here!

Games Schedule

Day 1 – Tuesday

1:20pm – 3:40pm Divisioning Games (Basketball, Bocce, Soccer, Floorball)
1:30pm – 3:00pm Track and Field Competition
3:00pm – 6:30pm Healthy Athletes
7:00pm – 9:00pm Opening Ceremonies

Day 2 – Wednesday

10:00am – 3:00pm Healthy Athletes
10:30am – 12:00pm Track and Field morning competition and medal ceremonies
10:30am – 12:00pm Round Robbin games (Basketball, Bocce, Soccer, Floorball)
1:00pm – 4:00pm Track and Field afternoon competitions
1:00pm – 4:00pm Playoffs (Basketball, Bocce, Soccer, Floorball)
4:00pm Medal Ceremonies
7:00pm – 9:30pm Closing Ceremonies and athlete dance

Stay connected and relive every moment of the School Champs! We'll be posting photos and videos throughout the event on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. Plus, check out our Flickr account for even more updates and highlights. Follow along and share in the excitement!

We want to see the School Champs from your perspective!

Athletes, teams, spectators, and families – share your experiences on social media and tag @SOOSchoolChamps using the hashtag #SchoolChamps24.

We’ll feature your posts on our stories to help celebrate the amazing energy and unforgettable moments at the games! We have some tools below to help you get creative on social media!

Thank you to all our supporters who make these games possible!