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Calgary Booster Club

For the spirit of sport since 1952

Our Mission

The Calgary Booster Club recognizes and supports achievement and leadership in sport.

Sportsperson of the Year

Every year the Calgary Booster Club celebrates an individual whose achievements have made a significant impact on local sport.

This is the Sportsperson of the Year, the club’s flagship honour, which has been handed out since 1954.

Featured Stories

Draft-Day Indignity Still Fuels Hunchak

Colton Hunchak’s evolution from draft-day afterthought to game-day contributor for the Stampeders is impressive. Now the local’s path to the CFL has become a blueprint for up-and-coming football players in Calgary.

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UCalgary Star Excels On And Off The Track

Overcoming significant setbacks — burnout and a broken back — UCalgary runner is forging a brilliant career, recently dominating at the Canada West Conference and U Sports levels. Plus, his continued devotion to volunteer work is earning community recognition.

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Reaching 40 Fights, Claggett Going Strong

With a recent bout in Montreal, Steve Claggett ran his professional fight total to 40. Reaching a milestone like that is never straightforward. “Such a roller coaster,” is what he says. In conversation, the Calgarian runs through the highs and lows of his ongoing boxing career.

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Ski Jumper Recounts History-Making Moment

Ski jumper Matt Soukup — one of four Calgarians on Canada’s mixed team — discusses the historic bronze in Beijing. From funding to facilities, the crew overcame obstacle after obstacle before its magic moment at the Olympics.

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Sport Legacy Fund

For decades the Calgary Booster Club has supported and recognized programs that showcase the best of Calgary’s athletes and sports leaders.  

A brand new fund is now upon us, the Calgary Booster Club Sport Legacy Fund, created to provide stable future grants, scholarships and recognition programs to support our very best prospects.

This new fund was created in conjunction with Parks Foundation Calgary and will provide tax receipts for donors and ensures that Calgary’s sport legacies will thrive for decades to come.