Now in its sixth year, RBC Training Ground is back, expanding its search for the next generation of Team Canada athletes with a new virtual qualifying format. Since 2016, the program has tested over 8,500 athletes at more than 100 free local events across Canada, identifying 1,000 athletes as high potential.

RBC Training Ground is an innovative, nationwide program that identifies and tests young Canadian amateur athletes through high-performance combines. Those identified as having high potential will be invited to complete sport-specific testing with National Sport Organization partners.

Canadian youth between 14 to 25 years old are able to participate virtually and will have access to RBC Training Ground talent scouts online. If you know an athlete who is in this age range encourage them to register for  RBC Training Ground virtual qualifying format! 

The new virtual qualifying format will give every eligible Canadian Athlete the chance to be scouted by Team Canada, from home.  For instructions on how to complete the program testing virtually, athletes are encouraged to visit The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2020.

The following National Sport Organizations are recruiting at the 2020 RBC Training Ground:

  • Boxing Canada
  • Nordic Combined Ski Canada 
  • Ski Jumping Canada
  • Canoe Kayak Canada
  • Freestyle Canada
  • Speed Skating Canada
  • Cycling Canada 
  • Rowing Canada
  • Rugby Canada

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