Did You Know?
Students admitted to Luther College are not required to be Lutheran or Christian. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body.
When the College was first looking to relocate from Melville to Regina, it considered land at College & Winnipeg, College & Broad, and 23rd & Albert, finally settling on 18 acres of land on the west end of property owned by Government House, now called Royal Street.
In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.
Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations.
The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.
The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.
Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
Luther Invitational Tournament (LIT)
LIT 66 is February 8 - 10, 2018
Update February 6: TICKETS WILL SELL OUT! There are no more tickets left in the main office but there will be tickets at the door on Thursday!
More information about the tournament is on www.lit.ca. Check out the draws here as well!
The Luther Invitational Tournament (LIT) began in 1953 on the initiative of John Chomay, the senior boys basketball coach and athletic director. LIT is the longest running high school tournament in Canada. It is a student-run tournament, lasting three days in February. In 2016, LIT was inducted into the Regina Sports Hall of Fame.
Watch the 65th LIT finale video!