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The Games

Athletes with an intellectual disability from across Canada’s 12 Provincial/Territorial Special Olympics Chapters will converge in Calgary, February 27-March 2, 2024, to compete with the goal of achieving personal bests, and in some cases, the opportunity to be named to Special Olympics Team Canada.

From influencing access and inclusion, to making an economic impact, the event will create an experience that will be a highlight in the lives of all participants.

The Sports’ Schedule

Participants who qualified through their Provincial and Territorial Games, will compete in eight sports at seven venues throughout Calgary. 

Select a sport icon below for details on sporting competitions, venues, and events.

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TUEFeb 27WEDFeb 28THUFeb 29FRIMar 1SATMar 2
Opening Ceremony Stampede Park
5-Pin Bowling* The Bowling DepotP
Alpine Skiing WinSportP
Cross Country Skiing Confederation Park Golf CourseP
Curling North Hill Curling ClubP
Figure Skating Seven Chiefs SportsplexP
Floor Hockey Seven Chiefs SportsplexP
Snowshoeing Maple Ridge Golf Course
Speed Skating Olympic OvalP
Closing Ceremony* Stampede Park

P = Practice
* = Closed event, invite only

The Games Skater

Upcoming Events

Find information about the games.

Volunteer rally
Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 Volunteer Rally Presented by TC Energy

The Volunteer Program presented by TC Energy includes more than 1,300 passionate Calgarians, and supporters from across the country, who will play a... Read More

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Law Enforcement Torch Run’s Final Leg Presented by TD

What started in 1981 as a flicker of hope for Special Olympics has now become a roaring flame of stability for Special Olympics athletes worldwide, the... Read More

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Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 Opening Ceremony Presented by Calgary Flames Foundation (SOLD OUT)

The Opening Ceremony of Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 presented by Calgary Flames Foundation will focus on highlighting Calgary’s... Read More

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Family and Friends Reception presented by Cenovus Energy (Pre-Purchased Ticket Required)

Family and Friends will come together for an evening of fun, food and drinks, at the incredible Studio Bell where they will wander through the National... Read More

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Celebrate the Games at Safeway’s Celebration of Champions

All Calgarians are encouraged to show their support for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 at Safeway’s Champions Celebration, March 2 from 10 a.m... Read More

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Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024 Closing Ceremony Presented by Calgary Flames Foundation (Private Event)

A short 20-minute celebration of the athletes for invited guests will be themed around a Country Glitz and Glam. The high-energy event, held at the... Read More

Latest News

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Calgarians Encouraged to Celebrate the Final Day of Special Olympics Canada Winter Games

The Games Organizing Committee will hold a public come-and-go event, March 2 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Behind the Games: Celebrating Volunteer Spirit at the Special Olympic Canada Winter Games 2024

As the Games continue, the story of the volunteers and the significant support from TC Energy remains a highlight of this event.

Schedule Change - Alpine

Schedule Change - Alpine