FIL World Championships

The Executive Board of the International Luge Federation, with the support of the Canadian Luge Association, have cancelled the 2021 World Championships scheduled for the Whistler Sliding Centre on February 5 – 7, 2021. Visit for more information.

Cheer on the world’s fastest luge athletes on ice as they compete at the Whistler Sliding Centre for the World Cup titles in Men’s, Women’s, Doubles and Sprint races. The Whistler Sliding Centre is honoured to host the FIL World Championships with more than 100 athletes, representing more than 20 countries.

2019 Schedule

Here's an overview of what happened in 2019. Please check back for updated 2022 events.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Event: Women’s Singles World Cup Race
Time: 1:40 PM First Run | 3:05 PM Second Run

Event: Men’s Singles World Cup Race
Time: 4:30 PM First Run | 6:05 PM Second Run

Awards: Awards will follow all events. Beer garden, food trucks, DJ and Cheese Box photobooth on site. Fireworks display on Friday night only.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Event: Doubles World Cup Race
Time: 12:45 PM First Run | 2:10 PM Second Run

Event: BMW Sprint World Cup Men’s Doubles Race
Time: 3:30 PM

Event: BMW Sprint World Cup Women’s Doubles Race
Time: 4:15 PM

Event: BMW Sprint World Cup Doubles Race
Time: 4:55 PM

Awards: Awards will follow all events. Beer garden, food trucks, DJ and Cheese Box photobooth on site.

Plan Your Trip

Aside from the live sports action of the Viessmann Luge World Cup there are plenty of things to see and do around town.



  • Whistler’s patios are perfect for après - pull up a chair and enjoy a brew
  • Need to unwind after the thrill of the luge? Whistler’s spas are waiting
  • Bring your appetite to one of Whistler’s restaurants for a feast

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