As a young teen, Abby Dent was looking to...
The City of Dauphin is thrilled to be hosting the 2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro. From August 9-15, 2020, the Host Committee aims to put on an event Manitoba's young athletes will remember forever. We are looking for upwards of 800 volunteers to host the Games. Volunteer areas include Athlete Services, Commmunications & Awareness, Finance, Hospitality, Operations, Sport Operations, and Volunteer Management.
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!
1,500 athletes from across the province will compete in the 2020 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro in Dauphin from August 9 – 15.
The following sports will be a part of the games:
Visit the appropriate Provincial Sport Organization website for more information on a particular sport related to the 2020 Games.
For a detailed list of the sports, age categories and phases of the Games, please click the Sport Details link below.
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.
As a young teen, Abby Dent was looking to get involved in another sport. The all-round athlete already played hockey and volleyball but was interested in trying something totally new. Rowing Canada came to her school and did some basic testing with students in gym class. They took note of Dent’s height and then her…READ FULL ARTICLE