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Competitions

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Esports Competitions

Returning to the Gaming Garage Powered by AMD this summer were our exciting esports competitions, with over $22,000 in cash prizes to be won! Individuals had the chance to compete in our returning Fortnite and Valorant tournaments, and our new Halo Infinite tournament during the first weekend of the CNE, August 19 – 21. In […]

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CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

The CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament is back for the 2022 CNE! The Finals took place in front of the Princes’ Gates on August 25 and 26, with an appearance from a special guest player! The CNE-OBA: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament was sponsored by the CNE Foundation. Read the News Release here.

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PeeWee Baseball Tournament

The Lions-CNE Peewee Baseball Tournament was sponsored by the CNE Foundation. We were pleased to welcome back our coveted Lions-CNE Peewee Baseball Tournament, after two very long and difficult years. For more than half a century, young people throughout Southern Ontario have journeyed to the Canadian National Exhibition to complete in this tournament. 2022 marks […]

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Rising Star

The Rising Star Talent Competition was sponsored by the CNE Foundation. The CNE’s Rising Star Talent Competition was in its 35th year of showcasing young artists. Visitors came to watch these talented performers in a wide variety of genres compete for prize money! Selected singers, dancers, actors, musicians, magicians, and comedians performed at the 2022 […]

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CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition

Canada’s brightest innovators converged in the CNE Gaming Garage Powered by AMD on August 28 to pitch their cutting edge inventions and competed for prize money. See below for more information on each pitch category and to learn about our winners! Prizes:$2000.00 cash prize per category. The Pitch Competition Categories Hosted by Marc Saltzman For the […]

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Flower & Vegetable Competition

The CNE Garden Show was home to the largest flower and vegetable growing competition in Canada. When not admiring the foliage, garden show guests could rock the day away! New this year, the CNE presented the Dave Money Memorial Award in the Horticulture Competition, in honour of the late Dave Money, the CNE’s Chairperson of […]

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Cat Show

Let the sun shine in Café Soleil as our fine feline friends convene at the 2022 CNE for the Annual Cat Show. There were more than 125 cats from across Ontario that will be showcased in display and in competition.

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