30 Mar 2021

BC Games & Team BC Alumni Honoured at Athlete of the Year Awards

BC Games & Team BC Alumni Honoured at Athlete of the Year Awards

Sport BC celebrated the 54th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards virtually on Thursday, March 25, 2021.The Athlete of the Year Awards recognize the province’s best in amateur sport including athletes, coaches, teams, and officials for outstanding performances in their sport over the 2019 season. Each finalist was nominated by their Provincial or Multi-Sport Organization, High School, College, or University.

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12 Mar 2021

Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games Sport Partner Fund Recipients Announced

Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games Sport Partner Fund Recipients Announced

The Province of B.C. and the BC Games Society are pleased to announce the recipients of the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games Sport Partner Fund. 16 Provincial Sport Organizations (PSOs) and Disability Sport Organizations (DSOs) affected by the cancellation have been awarded funding totalling $130,000 to support programming that will enhance participation in future BC Summer Games.

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6 Mar 2021

One Year to the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games

One Year to the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games

Greater Vernon will host the 31st BC Winter Games February 24-27 2022, with 2,000 athletes, coaches, managers, and officials.

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26 Feb 2021

Nine BC Games Alumni Represent Canada at the 2021 FIS Junior World and U23 Championships

Nine BC Games Alumni Represent Canada at the 2021 FIS Junior World and U23 Championships

In December, Nordiq Canada announced its FIS Junior World and U23 Championships athletes for 2021, which took place in Lahti and Vuokatti, Finland, from February 6-13. The BC Games is proud to share that out of the 20 Canadian athletes who qualified, 9 are from BC and all competed at the BC Winter Games. Nordic Canada chose 20 athletes, 10 for World Junior’s and 10 for U23’s, with five women and five men per category. 

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29 Jan 2021

Nominations Open for viaSport’s Coach of the Year Awards

Nominations Open for viaSport’s Coach of the Year Awards

It’s that time of year to nominate an exceptional coach for viaSport’s Coach of the Year Awards! Founded by the Coaches Association of BC, the Coach of the Year Awards recognize outstanding coaches in British Columbia for their dedication and contribution to sport. The awards celebrate community leaders who continually inspire athletes to realize and reach their potential, qualities we have seen in many BC Games coaches.

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13 Jan 2021

Anna Huber named Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award winner

Anna Huber named Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award winner

The BC Games Society is pleased to announce that Anna Huber, a Thomas Haney Secondary Student, is the inaugural recipient of the Karina LeBlanc Game Changer Award. Named after hometown hero Karina LeBlanc, retired Olympic bronze medalist and one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada, the award recognizes and celebrates young individuals who have created opportunities for underrepresented youth in their community to participate more fully in sport.

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