The City of Sault Ste. Marie has a strong history as a sporting city. It has hosted many prestigious sporting events in the past such as: the Labatt's Brier (1990), the Memorial Cup (1993), and the Scotties Tournament of Hearts (2010). The city loves sporting events and it is well supported by businesses and citizens in Sault Ste. Marie.
Community First Curling Club is the host club of the 2017 OCAA Curling Championships presented by belairdirect. The club has hosted many large curling events in the past including: several Northern Ontario Men's Provincials, Canadian Junior Championship, several OCAA Championships, and a CCAA Championship.