With six days to go until the 2019 Canada Winter Games Bid Rally, the team of volunteers and officials are putting the finishing touches on events and activities designed to ensure the best possible experience for the members of the national Canada Games site selection group. In addition to site tours and meetings with community members, the day features a large community rally to show support for the Games bid.
There are numerous opportunities for community involvement and people are encouraged to attend as many events as possible. The Bid Committee is also asking people to share their fun photos of rally day and show their support for the 2019 Canada Winter Games bid on Facebook, twitter and Instagram: Please use the hashtags: #Lethbridge2019, #CanadaGames, #YQL
The confirmed activities include:
EVENT 1: ENMAX CENTRE -- 8 a.m. – Free pancake breakfast, 10 a.m. Ceremonies
8 a.m.: FREE Pancake breakfast and 3 on 3 street hockey with the Lethbridge Hurricanes
10 a.m.: FREE ice show and opening ceremonies featuring Winter Games sports and a “surprise” appearance by Johnny Korthuis and his extreme sport team!
COMMUNITY CHEERING ZONES – 1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Look for the cheering zones on the attached map and pick a spot where you can show your support as the bid evaluation team travels from Exhibition Park to Galt Gardens.
EVENT 2: GALT GARDENS -- 12 noon to 3 p.m.
FREE BBQ, live music, and activities for all ages! Wear your favourite sports jersey or winter gear and bring banners, signs and noisemakers!
The Canada Games site selection group is expected at approximately 1:45 p.m., with a brief presentation at 2 p.m.
Events: Castle Mountain displays, snowboarding demonstrations, children’s activities, arts and cultural activities, local and regional media on site, music and much more!
- Hibikaya Japanese Taiko Drummers Directed by Bryan Pereverseff
- Young Medicine (Curt Young and Jamie Medicine Crane)
- The Delawares
- Dave McCann and the Firehearts
- Living Statues
Contact: Susan Eymann, Executive Director, Lethbridge Sport Council
Office/Cell: 403-320-5412 / Email: [email protected]
Canada Games Bid Event Cheer Zone Lineup
Source: Lethbridge Sport Council
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Posted August 15, 2014