World Cup “Finale” in Canmore, AB

Get excited! The 2020 FIS Cross-Country World Cup season finale will be held at the Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park on March 19th – 22nd, 2020.

Published: October 23, 2019

See what’s it’s all about! Sneak a peek at the excitement and plan your trip to Canmore for the season finale. (Video posted by Alberta World Cup.)


World’s Best 200 from 20 Countries

The world’s top 200 elite cross-country skiers will race for three days in the season finale of the FIS World Cup, right here in Canada. The first ever mixed relay will be held on the final day of competition. Teams will consist of two women and two men per nation, racing in both skating and classic techniques. The season finale is a special race, as overall World Cup winners are determined and awarded. Plan your March travel to Canmore, or view televised coverage.

Art, Music & Cultural Events

The Alberta World Cup Society has been working on this event for three years. Spectators will have much to enjoy, in addition to the excitement of the races. The Alberta World Cup Society is planning many community activities – including art, music, and cultural displays. Be inspired by these athletes within a festive environment.

Background – FIS Cross Country World Cup

The Fédération International de Ski (FIS) is the world’s highest governing body for international winter sports, including cross-country skiing.

FIS governs the World Cup, which is a series of designated races, wherein the world’s top skiers attempt to accumulate the most points. At the World Cup season finale, skiers with the most points will be awarded the Overall World Cup. Athletes are also acknowledged for achieving overall points in two sub-categories – Sprint World Cup and Distance World Cup.

Wrap up 2018-2019 World Cup Season

FIS World Cup season overview – complete with massive crowds, tenacity of human spirit, and the thrill of competition. Live this experience first-hand in Canmore, March 2020.


Additional Information

Alberta World Cup Cross Country Society

Website | Facebook | info@albertaworldcup.com

FIS Cross Country

Website | Facebook | Calendar Listing Canmore | 2019-2020 Cross Country World Cup Calendar | Points Lists | FIS APP

The Canmore Nordic Centre is a world-class nordic venue with over 60 kilometers of impeccably groomed trails and the largest snow making system in North America.  Learn more about this venue (click here).


View directions to Canmore Nordic Centre on Google Maps (click here).


View event details on the FIS Calendar (click link).


Coop – Title sponsor FIS Cross Country (in case you were wondering). Coop is one of the largest retailers in Norway, founded in 1887. If you’re in Norway… drop in. View the Coop website (click link).


For generations the sport has brought us together and allowed us to share great experiences.

Coop – Title Sponsor FIS Cross Country

Coop is a significant sponsor for the world’s elite skiers. Cross-country skiing is a fundamental part of Norwegian culture.

Learn more about FIS Cross Country and the World Cup series by visiting the FIS website (click link).

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