Get ready for a Summer
Games to remember!

A meeting of Manitoba’s young athletic talent in beautiful Dauphin

The definition of a
vibrant community

Learn more about your host city

Dauphin is a vibrant and friendly city nestled between Manitoba’s famed Riding Mountain National Park, and a short drive to the pristine Duck Mountains. Surrounded by rich farmland, boreal forests, lakes, and meandering rivers, Dauphin offers many unique opportunities for recreation and an active lifestyle. The City of Dauphin boasts excellent recreation facilities including first class arenas, an expansive outdoor sportsplex, upgraded school facilities, aquatic centre, and many options for training for a variety of sports locally.
Located 300 km from Winnipeg and nestled in the heart of the Parkland region, the breathtaking Riding Mountain escarpment shelters Dauphin to the south and the Duck Mountains loom in the northwest. Education, government and health services, as well as tourism complement Dauphin's capacity as a regional service centre in the Parkland.

Dauphin is a community of people that make things happen. Passionate volunteers and citizens work hard to ensure that residents and visitors have access to the best available amenities. There is always an organization to join or an event to volunteer for!


Discover Dauphin!

Plan your visit

Visitor maps and getting around town.

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Things to do

Festivals, outdoor fun, and culture.

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Places to stay

Campgrounds, hotels, motels, B&B, and more.

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Athletic excellence across a range of sports

Learn more about the disciplines involved in the upcoming Summer Games

1,500 athletes from across the province will compete in the 2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro in Dauphin from July 11-17, 2021

The following sports will be a part of the games:

If you want to know more information on a particular sport, check out our FAQ page below where all Provincial Sport Organization websites are linked. You can also find a detailed list of the age categories and phases of the Games, along with answers to other common questions you may have.

How to Participate

A comprehensive look into the eligibility criteria for the Games

Before each Games, we evaluate our eligibility criteria to ensure we’re best representing the diverse range of competitive athletes and sports across our province. This means laying out a clear set of guidelines to oversee who can participate in the Games, as well as how and why we make our decisions.

Guide To Games

All your Manitoba Games questions answered in one place

Whether you’re an athlete participating in the Games, a parent cheering on your son or daughter, or just curious about our bi-annual sporting event, we want to make sure you’re armed with the correct information to prepare you for your game-day needs – whatever those needs may be. Our Guide to Games program provides answers to everything Manitoba Games for everyone.


The organizations that help us create a rewarding experience for 1,500 athletes every two years

The title sponsor of the Manitoba Games, Manitoba Hydro is the province's major energy utility that creates value for Manitobans by meeting its customer's expectations for delivery of safe, reliable energy services at a fair price.

A presenting sponsor of the Manitoba Games, Calm Air is a full service airline offering passenger, charter and freight services in Northern Manitoba and Nunavut.

A presenting sponsor of the Manitoba Games, Travel Manitoba collaborates with tourism business, communities, destination marketing organizations and governments to realize the full potential for tourism in Manitoba.

A presenting sponsor of the Manitoba Games, Konica Minolta is reshaping and revolutionizing the workplace of the future with its expansive smart office product portfolio from IT Services, ECM, Managed Print Services and industrial and commercial print solutions.

A presenting sponsor of the Manitoba Games, Manitoba's Credit Unions are dedicated to helping people and strengthening our communities by donating time, money, and resources to a variety of causes that help make our province a great place to live.

A presenting sponsor of the Manitoba Games, the Manitoba Dental Association is the legislative self-governing body for the profession of dentistry and dental assistants in Manitoba.

The official sponsor of the volunteer and participant registration and results software, by KIMIK iT has been supporting events and games since 2001.

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