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:
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.
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.
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.
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