Games Merchandise

The BC Winter Games in Greater Vernon in partnership with VBS Apparel, the official merchandiser, are please to launch official merchandise for the Games taking place this March. The designs reflects the winter season, zones, sports, and Okanagan Indian Band and feature art by David Wilson Sookinakin’s (a Syilx Okanagan Nation artist and a member … Read more

ThankYouVolunteers-Prince George

The Games don’t just happen. They are a multi-sport event that takes multiple years to plan and a broad and diverse team of people to see them to fruition. Communities like Prince George raise their hands and bid for the Games (up to seven years in advance), committing venues, financial support, and resources. School Districts … Read more

2022 BC Summer Games Torchlighting

Members of the community joined the Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games Host Society to celebrate the 100-day countdown to the opening ceremony of the Games happening in Prince George this July.  

The tagline for the Games is Spirit Lives Here – Njan tsen ghuna, and if this celebration is any indication, Prince George has a spirit that will continue to grow over the next 100 days. BC Games alumni were front and centre at the celebration, with Cody Bailey (2016 BC Summer Games – Golf) and Alyson Emberley (2020 BC Winter Games – Ringette) serving as torchbearers, Bobby Kelly (2018 BC Summer Games – Basketball) serving as emcee, and Zoe and Araya Spooner (2020 BC Winter Games – Ringette) performing.  

“We are thrilled to invite the community to celebrate 100 days until Prince George welcomes BC’s best and brightest young athletes for the 2022 BC Summer Games,” says Prince George 2022 BC Summer Games President Renee McCloskey. “The City is excited about the Games, and we are seeing this through the early response to our call-out for Friends of the Games and volunteers. It takes a lot of community spirit and resources to pull off an event of this size. There are a lot of opportunities to get involved.” 

The Host Society also announced that Cap-abilities has been named the official merchandise vendor for the Games. A limited-edition T-shirt was released to celebrate the 100 days out event. Only 100 of these T-shirts were printed. If you didn’t get your at the event, they can be purchased at Cap-abilities. Information about the official Games merchandise will be announced soon,, including details about the online store.

The Ignite the Spirit Torchinglighting Ceremony, was proudly sponsored by Canada Tire – Prince George. 

You can learn more about getting involved as a volunteer or Friend of the Games at archive.bcgames.org

Vernon, B.C. (April 11, 2022) – The Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society is pleased to announce new leadership for the Games – to be held in March 2023. Nicky Dunlop, Executive Director, PovNet Society, is the new president of the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games Society and Cindy Masters, Executive Director, Okanagan Village … Read more

Through a partnership between BC Games Society and Camosun Innovates, design of the new torch began as a student-led initiative that was the basis of a capstone project for four students from the Mechanical Engineering Diploma program at Camosun. Once the concept was approved, the applied research arm of the college stepped in so Lacey … Read more

2022 BC Winter Games Coach Mentor Program

Coaching in any form requires relationship building, knowledge transfer, and passion, all of which can be difficult to foster over any single season, never mind over a pandemic plagued one punctuated by the postponement of the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games. However, the BC Games Coach Mentorship program found a means to “reimagine” its … Read more

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