2017 Games: PRESTIGE Award finalist
2017 Canada Summer Games – We are pleased to announce the 2017 Canada Summer Games have been nominated as a finalist for the 2018 Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance (CSTA) PRESTIGE Awards, for the CSTA Canadian Sport Event of the Year Award (Group A: event budget greater than $1 million) presented by Ottawa Tourism. The PRESTIGE Awards recognize sport tourism events, organizations, volunteers and leaders in seven different categories.
About the 2017 Canada Summer Games:
Winnipeg, Manitoba hosted the Canada Summer Games July 28 – August 13, 2017. Featuring 16 sports, over 250 events and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games welcomed over 4,000 athletes and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors. Celebrating the Games’ 50th anniversary and marking Canada’s 150th anniversary, the Canada Games are this country’s largest multisport event for young athletes. They will leave a lasting legacy of new and enhanced sport facilities, volunteer and leadership development that will benefit athletes and the broader community for years to come. This event has been made possible in part by the Government of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and City of Winnipeg. canadagames.ca/2017
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Communications Manager, 2017 Canada Summer Games