Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

Team BC 2018: Families & Fans

Special Olympics Team BC 2018 is dependent on the information and resources provided by the organizers of the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships (PEI May) and 2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games (Nova Scotia July-August), as well as Special Olympics Canada. Check out the event websites for more information:

Open Ceremony Tickets

What: Pre-Sale Opening Ceremony Tickets  

Starting: Monday, June 18 @ 12 p.m. (Atlantic Time)

Open: Monday, June 18 to Monday, June 25

Phone #: 1-866-259-8169 (Please note that due to the high volume of calls for tickets, not every call will make it to a ticket agent. Please try again. Thank you for your patience.)

Pre-Sale Venues:

Keating Centre: 2 tickets/transaction

Coach K Court: Unlimited tickets

Keating Centre:

This venue is where the actual ceremony will take place and tickets will be $10. There will be approximately 1,300 assigned seats for sale.

Coach K Court:

This venue is where basketball will take place.  It will be our secondary viewing location via a direct video link and tickets will be $5.  There will be approximately 1,100 general seats for sale. This venue will have athletes parade through the venue prior to entering the Keating Centre.   

Opening Ceremonies Info:

Tuesday, July 31 in the Charles V. Keating Centre. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with a request by the organizers that all spectators be seated at 7:30 p.m. with the event starting at 8 p.m.

Following the pre-sale period tickets will become available online to the general public and there will be no cap-limit on purchases at that point. Tickets can be purchased on June 25 via    http://stfxtickets.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp  or by phone at the same number. 

Accommodations

National Bowling Championships (PEI)

The 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships organizers have provided accommodations information on this page.

Please note that 5-pin bowling is being hosted in Charlottetown and 10-pin bowling will be in TWO locations: Summerside and Tyne Valley (32 kilometres from Summerside). Bowlers could be at one venue one day and at another the next. More information on the venues can be found here

National Games (Nova Scotia)

Please note that the National Games in Nova Scotia will be hosted in a very small community with very limited motel options. We advise Team BC supporters to book bed and breakfasts or look to St. Francis Xavier University or to communities about 30 minutes away, as these may end up being their only options. The 2018 Special Olympics Canada Games Organizing Committee has provided accommodations information on this pageWe recommend that travelling supporters book accommodations immediately and make sure to identify themselves as part of the SOC Games.

Supporters registration

National Bowling Championships (PEI)

Please click here for Bowling Championships supporters registration

National Games (Nova Scotia)

Please click here for National Games supporters registration

Transportation

National Bowling Championships (PEI)

The 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships have linked to this page with general information about transportation to PEI. More information on the host venues and communities can be found here.

National Games (Nova Scotia)

Please note that Antigonish is a two-hour drive from the Halifax airport, and to date we do not think the Games will plan transportation for supporters. The Games Organizing Committee has provided this page with information on transportation options from Halifax International Airport to Antigonish. 

Merchandise

Team BC 2018 supporters T-shirts, polo shirts, and hoodies are now available! To order an item, please complete the order form and send it in by June 24, 2018.

More resources

National Bowling Championships (PEI)

National Games (Nova Scotia)

Healthy Athletes

Click here to find out more about how SOBC is helping athletes be as healthy as possible so they can be at their best in their competitions.

Website soteambc2018.ca

Facebook @specialolympicsbc

Twitter @sobcsociety

Instagram @specialolympicsbc

#SOTeamBC2018

2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships
Prince Edward Island
May 15 to 19
Website

2018 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
July 31 to August 4
Website