2013 Spring Provincial Games

April 19-21, 2013 in Red Deer, AB - 5 Pin Bowling - 10 Pin Bowling - Basketball - Swimming

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 Spring Provincial Games. The Spring Games this year will be held in Red Deer and showcasing four sports: 5 Pin Bowling, 10 Pin Bowling, Basketball and Swimming. 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.  Look forward to information coming out this fall about the Team Alberta selection. In total, there will be over 600 athletes and coaches meeting in Red Deer for the Games with Team Calgary making up a third of that with 212 athletes, coaches and mission staff, making us the largest affiliate there!

Here are some details regarding the games:

Friday April 19, 2013 at 1:00pm
Deerfoot Mall - NW corner (by old SEARS location) 901-64 Ave NE

Opening Ceremonies:
Friday April 19, 2013 at 7:00-8:30pm
Lindsay Thurber High School 4204 58 St Red Deer, AB

5 Pin Bowling: Heritage Lanes #8-6200 67A St
10 Pin Bowling: Riverside Lanes 5118-47 Ave
Basketball: Notre Dame High School 50 Leers St
Swimming: Michener Pool 51A St 38 Ave

Closing Ceremonies:
Will be held Sunday April 21, 2013 at each of the sporting venues approximately 2:00pm

Sunday April 21, 2013
Leaving Red Deer approx. 3:30pm*
Returning to Calgary approx. 5:00pm*

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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