2013 Summer Provincial Games

June 21-23, 2013 in Devon, AB - Athletics - Bocce - Golf - Powerlifting - Rhythmic Gymnastics - Soccer - Softball

SOAB-Summer2013

Special Olympics Calgary is excited to be sending their team to meet with some of the best athletes across Alberta to compete in the 2013 Summer Provincial Games. The Summer Games this year will be held in Devon and showcasing seven different sports: Athletics, Bocce, Golf, Powerlifting, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Soccer and Softball. Athletes are competing at these games to earn the opportunity to be part of Team Alberta who will compete at the Special Olympics Canada Summer Games being hosted in Vancouver in 2014.  Be sure to look for more information coming out following the games about the Team Alberta selection. In total, there will be over 600 athletes and coaches meeting in Devon for the Games with Team Calgary making up a third of that with 215 athletes, coaches and mission staff, making us the largest affiliate there!

Here are some details regarding the games:

Departure:
Friday June 21, 2013 at 11:30am
Deerfoot Mall - NW corner (by old SEARS location) 901-64 Ave NE

Opening Ceremonies:
Friday June 21, 2013 at 7:00-8:30pm
Dale Fischer Arena - 32 Haven Ave. Devon, AB

Facilities:
Athletics: John Bole Athletics Park - 4308 - 50th St. Leduc, AB
Bocce: Riverview Middle School - 165 Athabasca Ave. Devon, AB
Golf: Devon Golf and Conference Centre - 1130 River Valley, Devon, AB
Powerlifting: John Malland High School - 105 Athabasca Ave. Devon, AB
Rhythmic Gymnastics: Riverview Middle School - 165 Athabasca Ave. Devon, AB
Soccer: John Malland High School - 105 Athabasca Ave. Devon, AB
Softball: Field of Dreams - Derrick Drive, Devon, AB

Closing Ceremonies:
Will be held Sunday June 23, 2013 at each of the sporting venues approximately 2:00pm

Returning:
Sunday June 23, 2013
Leaving Devon approx. 3:30pm*
Returning to Calgary approx. 6:30pm*
*tentative

For more information:
Follow us on Twitter: @SpecialOCalgary
Check out our Facebook page: Special Olympics Calgary
or visits SOA's website: http://www.specialolympics.ab.ca/2013spring

 

 
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