THOMPSON – The Games will have a new look going into Thompson as Sport Manitoba unveiled its new logo for the 2018 Manitoba Winter Games Powered by Manitoba Hydro on Friday night.
The new logo prominently features Manitoba Hydro’s signature blue representing their ongoing support as Title Sponsor of the Games, while still carrying over pieces of the past with the gold symbol from the previous Manitoba Games logo.
The logo unveiling was part of Thompson Host Society’s Host Tour festivities on Friday, where staff and volunteers from across the province gathered to prepare and plan for the Games arrival in Thompson in March 2018.
The Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro are the province's largest ongoing multi-sport event bringing together participants from across the province. The Games are held every two years and alternate between summer and winter sports events. Each set of Games involve upwards of 5,000 athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers. Thompson, Manitoba is the host city for the 2018 Manitoba Winter Games.
Sport Manitoba is a not for profit organization and the lead planning, programming and funding agency for the development of amateur sport in Manitoba. Located in the Canada Games Sport for Life Centre, Sport Manitoba partners with over 100 organizations to deliver sport in our province and is responsible for programs including the Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro, Coaching Manitoba, Team Manitoba, Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame, Fit Kids Healthy Kids and KidSport. Services provided include the Sport Medicine Clinic, Fitness Centre, Performance Centre, and Resource Centre.