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December 2021 




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Trail-Rossland to Co-Host 2026 BC Winter Games 

These cities have a long history of hosting major sport events, successfully hosting the 1982 and 2006 BC Winter Games, the 1996 BC Summer Games, and the 2011 BC Seniors Games. Numerous Alpine Skiing and Nordic Skiing championships have also been held in both Trail and Rossland.

“Congratulations to the communities of Trail and Rossland chosen to host the 2026 BC Winter Games," said Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport. "These Games are a celebration of the power of sport, which has had a tremendously positive impact on my life. For these young athletes, their coaches and officials, these Games are an excellent competitive experience, providing them with an opportunity to shine and test their athletic skills as we cheer them on.”

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Join the 2022 BC Winter Games Volunteer Team 

It takes a community to stage the BC Winter Games. Volunteers positions are available in many areas - accommodation, food services, medical services, transportation, access control, and more. Sign up to volunteer and be part of this exciting community event - bcgames.org!

When you sign up to volunteer for the Games another volunteer (a Volunteer Management Chair) will help you find the right role and provide you with information about your position. Margo Jarman and Tiffany Campbell are two of the Volunteer Management Chairs and they are looking forward to welcoming you to the volunteer team! 

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Sovereign Lake Nordic Club Biathlon Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Athletes, coaches, family, and friends worked tirelessly to bring their vision of a new biathlon range to life, just in time for the Games!

The upgraded facility features 20 wireless target systems, a concrete back and floor pad, lead containment devices, and an internal LED lighting system, making it one of the most modern biathlon ranges in the entire country. 

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2024 Core Sport Policy Released

This keystone policy shapes the partnership for Provincial and Disability Sport Organizations in the current BC Winter or BC Summer Games and includes opportunities for new sports to apply to the BC Games.  

Guided by the Core Sport Policy, sport organizations who are not currently part of the BC Games are given the opportunity to demonstrate how the Games would fit into their sport development plan.

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Prince George Kicks Off Friends of the Games Sponsorship Campaign

“The young athletes coming to Prince George for the 2022 BC Summer Games inspire us to plan an exceptional experience. The generous support of our partners and Friends of Games ensures we will deliver on that. The spirit of community that lives here will make these Games the best ever.” - Renee McCloskey, President, Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games




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