Steinbach Awarded Manitoba Summer Games for 2016

Steinbach Awarded Manitoba Summer Games for 2016

By Sarah Klein

Power Smart Manitoba GamesSteinbach has been awarded the 2016 Power Smart Manitoba Summer Games.

The games will bring 1,800 participants and 1,000 volunteers to the southern Manitoba community August 7-13, 2016.

“The Power Smart Manitoba Games are extremely important to our province, contributing significantly to the development of our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and communities throughout Manitoba,” said Jeff Hnatiuk, president and CEO of Sport Manitoba. “We congratulate Steinbach on their successful bid to host the Games in 2016 and look forward to working with the city over the coming months to develop amateur sport in our province.”

Sporting events include athletics, baseball, basketball, cycling, golf, sailing, soccer, softball, swimming, triathlon and volleyball.

Steinbach bid for the opportunity to host based on its detailed plans for athlete services, hospitality, volunteers, organization structure, sport facilities and finances.


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