Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games kick off

The Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games are underway from February 22-25, 2024 and with over 800 athletes, 210 coaches, and 132 officials attending.


On Thursday night, athletes paraded into the West Fraser Centre in Quesnel for the Opening Ceremony. Participants will compete in 13 different sports and hail from across the province, representing 144 communities and 84 of the 87 constituencies.

The Lhtako Quesnel Games are the 32nd iteration of the Winter Games. The event is taking place on the traditional territory of the Lhtako Dene Nation, which has partnered with the City of Quesnel to host the event. Volunteers from the host community have been preparing for the last 18 months to welcome participants and put on a celebration of community and sport. Over 1,300 local volunteers have already signed up to support attendees at Games time.

The BC Winter and BC Winter Games have been the starting point for many athletes who have gone on to higher levels of sport. Many Olympians and Paralympics have attended the Games, including Mollie Jepsen (Para Alpine) Jamie Macdonald (Speed Skating), Bo Hedges (Wheelchair Basketball), and Meryeta O’Dine (Snowboardcross).

For more information about the BC Winter Games please visit bcgames.org.


To find out who is registered for the 2024 BC Winter Games, look at the Participant Listwhich is now available online and searchable by city, sport, and name. 


To search participants by community:
Step 1: Choose Lhtako Quesnel 2024 BC Winter Games
Step 2: Choose List of all Participants
Step 3: Choose All from the Sport drop down list (bottom of the list)
Step 4: Choose the community from the dropdown list
Step 5: Click Submit

PLEASE NOTE: The Participant List and numbers are subject to change until the close of the Accreditation at 11:59 pm on February 22. 

Media Contact:
David Conlin
Communications Manager
BC Games Society

About the BC Games Society
Established in 1977 by the B.C. Government under the Societies Act, the BC Games Society (the Society) oversees the BC Winter Games and BC Summer Games. The Society also supports the participation of Team BC, the provincial team competing at Canada Games, in national multi-sport Games. Each of these Games provide opportunities for the development of athletes, coaches, and officials in preparation for higher levels of competition. The BC Games also provide important economic and tourism benefits, allowing hosts to profile their communities and benefit from an economic impact in the range of $1.6 million to $2 million. The legacies of the BC Winter and BC Summer Games allow for capacity building in communities across the province resulting in a stronger British Columbia.

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