We are Calgary's
Extra Life Guild

Extra Life Calgary is a not for profit group of volunteers with community programs that unite gamers across southern Alberta and help raise funds for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation through the Children's Miracle Network® Extra Life program.

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About Us

Play Games Heal Kids

We help raise money for the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation by playing video games! Every year we create and host video gaming events in the community and host Extra Life Rockies a 24 hour fundraiser event that we run with the support of local businesses and gaming communities.

Amount We Raised in 2022
Total Raised Since 2010

Causes your donations help with

Complex Care Clinic

For some children, their relationship with the Alberta Children’s Hospital spans their entire childhood and involves many experts and clinics.

Advancing Care
Learn more @ ACHF
Kid-focused Care

Hospitalization is stressful for everyone – perhaps even more so when it involves a child.

Community Care
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Mental Health

Did you know that 70% of mental health problems begin in childhood? Your donations are helping build a new Centre for Child & Adolescent Mental Health.

Mental Health
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Research in Action

More than 1,000 researchers, trainees and staff have committed to advancing knowledge and discovering cures specifically for children.

Learn more @ ACHF

Join our Amazing Volunteer Team

Wether you want to work on your graphic design skills, organize tournaments or just play games with friends in the community. We have volunteering opportunities that match your hobbies with a diverse leadership team that makes volunteering fun!

Become a volunteer


Pokemon in the Park!

Calling all Calgary Pokémon Trainers and Extra Life supporters! We’re thrilled to announce an exciting event that’s all about community, gaming, and making a difference. Join us at Pearce Estate...

Wed, Aug 23, 23
Extra Life 2022 Thank You!

Dear Southern Alberta Extra Life Participants,

I am pleased to report that this year’s Extra Life event was a tremendous success, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our...

Sat, Dec 31, 22
A Letter From YYC Guild President

2020 was an exciting and unique year for Extra Lifers in Calgary and Southern Alberta. While local businesses, government offices, and people kept their distance to keep friends and family...

Thu, Apr 01, 21
Contributing Members

Who Help Us

Alberta Esports Association
Era Gaming
BCI Games