The Canadian University Men’s Rugby Championship was initiated in 2017 with the assistance of a Canadian Rugby Foundation grant. The inaugural tournament was held at Guelph University and won by the UBC Thunderbirds. The 2018 tournament is held at the University of Victoria and includes 6 teams, UBC and UVic from the West, Queen’s and Guelph from Ontario, Concordia from Quebec and UNB from the Maritimes.┬áThe title sponsors for the 2018 tournament are Victoria Mitsubishi and the Carson automotive group, corporate sponsors are Pemberton Holmes and Canadian Rugby Foundation.