Host Information

What​ ​Is​ ​The​ ​Catan​ ​Canada​ ​Championship?

Every year, players from around the country compete in local qualifying tournaments. The winners of each of the tournaments are sent to the Catan Canada Championship. Each year, the CCC is held at Fan Expo, in Toronto. Catan players will face off against all other winners of the qualifier tournaments to become the year’s Canada Catan Champion. Every two years, the Canadian Champions are sent to the Catan World Championship (CWC) tournament to represent Canada.

How​ ​Can​ ​Hosting​ ​A​ ​CCC​ ​Qualifier​ ​Work​ ​For​ ​You?

As the Host, you provide a venue for the players looking to further explore their own personal journey with Catan and want join something bigger. You are the entry point into the Catan championship community. Catan Studio will provide tools that you will need to draw players into your event.

We give you graphic tools that you can use to promote your qualifier event. We will also provide online support both on the Catan Studio webpage and on various social media locations. Additionally, we will give you a package of Catan promotional items to giveaway to all of your participants and prizes for the semi-finalists/finalists.

How​ ​Does​ ​A​ ​National Qualifier​ ​Work?

As a Host, you will be responsible for hosting a sequence three groupings: the preliminaries, the semi-finals, and the finals.
The first group in a Catan Qualifier tournament is called the preliminaries. The preliminaries are a series of at least three separate games of Catan. The scores that all players earn from the preliminaries determine who will move to the semi-finals.

You may run as many as four preliminaries. Players that were unsatisfied with their score in one preliminary may return to compete in any or all of your other preliminary groups. After all games in the preliminaries have been completed, you will rank the players based on all scores from all the preliminary groups, the top 16 players will move to the next level grouping –
the semi-finals.

The 4 semi-final winners advance to the finals. They play a single game of Catan, and the winner of that final game gets sent to the Catan National Championship held at Fan Expo, Toronto.

What​ ​Do​ ​I​ ​Have​ ​To​ ​Do​ ​To​ ​As​ ​A​ ​Host?

To be an Official Catan National Tournament Qualifier host, you are agree to organize and run a tournament following our Official Rules, and we send you the Catan Tournament Prize Kit. We also support your event on our website and various social media channels. You agree to arrange transit for your finalist to the Catan Canada Championship in Toronto at Fan Expo.  Catan Studio will provide the hotel room and convention registration for all of the Qualifier winners. You are welcome to charge entry to players, as a way to assist with expenses for your event and the winner’s travel. Email [email protected] to get started today!

All Participants Must Be Canadian Citizens And Be 18 Years Of Age.

Hosts Cannot Compete In Their Own Tournament.