Applications being accepted for 2022 BC Winter Games Legacy Fund

Athletes, youth coaches, and officials taking part in the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games (in 2023) were invited to apply for the BC Games Leadership Bursary. Supported by Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, this bursary aims to recognize participants under 19 years of age who have achieved in academics and sport while going above and … Read more

Ivy Jensen has been chosen as a stand-out athlete because we heard about some of her volunteer work giving back to our local communities. She and her Team have done an amazing job during competition and won a gold medal during the BC Winter Games in Curling! Ivy has told us a bit about herself … Read more

BC Winter Games Parade of Participants

Daily Digest – March 26, 2023 Three days of competition come to a close on Sunday with standing-room only at many competitions and loud applause as the final medals were presented and the presentation of the W.R. Bennett Award for Athletic Excellence. Click here to read about the W.R. Bennett Award recipient and a for … Read more

BC Winter Games Participant

Greater Vernon Bids Farewell Just under 1300 participants from across the province came together in Greater Vernon for the BC Winter Games March 23-26. The athletes, coaches, and officials, represent 84 of 87 provincial constituencies and came from 122 communities. Over the three action-packed days that began with an opening ceremony and included nearly 16,000 … Read more

Langley karate athlete Derrick Cruz was presented with the W.R. Bennett Award for Athletic Excellence on Sunday in recognition of his outstanding achievements on and off the mat. The award recognizes one athlete at each BC Winter and BC Summer Games who demonstrates athletic achievement and leadership and includes a $2500 bursary. Sunday’s presentation was … Read more

Daily Digest – March 25, 2023 It was a busy day in Greater Vernon on Friday as action got underway at the BC Winter Games. Check out the highlights from Friday here — ProMOTION Plus Leadersship Award, BC Games Media Partners, Local Athletes Play Role in Opening Ceremony, and more…. Find all the latest news … Read more

Three photos showing Deana Francks.

On Friday, March 24th, the BC Games Society presented a ProMOTION Plus leadership award to a member of our community. The ProMOTION Plus Leadership Awards were established to recognize exceptional individuals or organizations making significant contributions to the women and girls of BC in sport, recreation, and healthy living. We were very proud to present … Read more

2022 BC Winter Games

Games Get Underway in Greater Vernon with close to 900 athletes together with their coaches and officials ready to start competition on Friday!

Sierra Munroe – Torch Lighter Sierra Munroe from Biathlon will make her way up to light the ceremonial torch to mark the official beginning of the Greater Vernon 2022 BC Winter Games. Sierra has been skiing since she could walk. She has just returned from Quebec representing BC at the Biathlon National Championships. Sierra was named … Read more

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