National Festival
April 5th-8th, 2023
National Arts Centre

Registration is now open for the National Festival! 


Teams from across the country are encouraged to register for the National Festival regardless of their standing in the Regional Tournament


Students – $149+HST/student

  • 8 hours of workshop time (4 workshops over the course of their time at the festival.)
  • Access to demos, shows, jams throughout the week
  • Tickets to all four shows at the NAC in the evening.


Teacher -$299+HST/Teacher (50% discount for current CIG Teachers)

  • 15 hours of workshop time
  • Access to demos, show, jams
  • Tickets to all four shows at the NAC in the evening


Teams will pay their own hotel fees (~$309/night/room) at Les Suites Hotel in Ottawa


Nationals Workshop Day Pass (available Friday and Saturday Only) – $75+hst/student or teacher

  • 4 hours of workshop time
  • Tickets to one show at the NAC (Friday or Saturday Night)


For more info email

Registration for National Festival closes on March 6th, 2023.


If you’d like to volunteer at the National Festival click here!


If you would like to register for the Teacher’s Conference click here!

If your team advances from their regional tournament, your registration fees will be waived and two of your hotel rooms will be paid for by the CIG. This information will be provided to you after your regional tournament. All teams are encouraged to register as a festival team ahead of time.