The Bid Process to determine the host communities for the 2020 and 2022 BC Summer and BC Winter Games is now closed. 

As provincial multi-sport events, the BC Summer and BC Winter Games provide developing high performance athletes, coaches, and officials with a stepping-stone to prepare for higher levels of competition.  The Games are a galvanizing force that builds community capacity and contributes to long term legacies such as volunteer skill development.  The BC Games Society, in partnership with a local Host Society, works to successfully stage these major events.  

Benefits of Hosting

  • Community, sport, and cultural celebration that builds community pride
  • New volunteer skills and experience
  • Development platform for BC athletes, coaches, and officials
  • New business contacts, networks, and opportunities and increased local tourism
  • New sport, recreation, and cultural projects
  • Significant direct economic impact
  • Community Legacy Fund distributed in the local community by the Host Society
  • Event management expertise and resources from the BC Games Society

Bid Applications
Each community bidding on a BC Winter or BC Summer Games is required to prepare and submit a detailed bid document including the following information:

  • Resolutions from the municipality, school board and school union(s)
  • List of all major events previously hosted by the community
  • List of potential facilities 
  • Sport facility information
  • Inventory of schools for accommodation
  • Transportation information 
  • Letters of support
Games Dates
  • 2020 BC Winter Games - February 20-23, 2020
  • 2020 BC Summer Games - July 23-26, 2020
  • 2022 BC Winter Games - February 24-27, 2022
  • 2022 BC Summer Games - July 21-24, 2022

For more information contact:

Kelly Mann
President and CEO, BC Games Society