Opening Ceremonies


February 8


07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Click to Register:

Special Olympics Alberta


Winsport - Markin McPhail Centre

Winsport International Arena - 88 Canada Olympic Road Southwest, Calgary, AB T3B 5R5

Calgary, AB, CA, T3B 5R5

Please arrive by 6:00pm to secure your seat as seating for the Opening Ceremony will be first come, first serve.

Tickets for the Opening Ceremony are now sold out.

Athletes, coaches and mission staff do not need to purchase a ticket.

Calgary is the proud host of the 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games which will feature 8 sport competitions: 5-pin bowling, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, floor hockey, snowshoeing and speed skating. Athletes from across Alberta and N.W.T. will be competing from February 8 to 10, 2019 in various sport venues in Calgary.

Help create the Spirit of the 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games by cheering on the Athletes as they enter the Opening Ceremony arena in true Olympic fashion. The 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games Opening Ceremony will be an action-packed evening of fun, music and a special BMO “light up the night”.

Join over 1000 athletes and coaches from across the province who have come to Calgary to compete in a variety of winter sports as they have fun and use their Strength and Spirit; working towards earning a spot on Team Alberta!

This is your chance for a one of a kind experience, to witness a new and exciting Opening Ceremony format in the home of Olympics, in Calgary.  An event that will warm your heart and show you what true sport is all about!


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Special Olympics Alberta at:

Special Olympics Alberta
Jerry Forbes Centre
#3, 12122 68 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, Canada T5B 1R1
Hours of operations: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: 780-415-0719
Fax: 780-415-1306
Toll Free: 1-800-444-2883

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