Sport Without Limits. The Americas Masters Games Awaits You
We invite the world to the Americas Masters Games for an inclusive 9 days of celebration in the summer of 2016. The Masters Games are about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by encouraging any and all participants aged 30 to 100+ to continue to strive towards sporting success, and have fun in the process.
Event Dates: August 26th – September 4th, 2016.
“Master games mean meeting a lot of nice people and reconnecting with old friends. They provide a venue for trying something new and challenging one’s abilities. Also they provide new travel destinations.”
– Christa Bortignon – Age 78 – IAAF Female Master
“The best part about my Masters experience was getting me through my cancer treatment with the goal of playing with my teammates again. The Masters provide a great incentive to keep active all year long.”
– Walter Janzen – Age 60 – Indoor Volleyball Masters Competitor
“I take part in the Masters Games for the competition and the camaraderie. Embrace and enjoy the games! They will be competitive, friendly and social”
– Jim Clive – Age 70 – Volleyball Masters Competitor
Road to the Masters
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“This will be a great ‘celebration of sport’ for Masters athletes from around the world, who train, compete and stay active for life. See you in 2016!”
– Tricia Smith, C.M
Olympian, Canadian Olympic Committee President
“Let’s all get active because a healthier you means a happier you, fun you, loveable you, successful you. There is no wrong in trying new things and get supported by your loved ones.”
– Robert Esmie
Olympic Champion, Athletics
Here’s Your Invitation to Re-Ignite your Passion at the 2016 Americas Masters Games In Vancouver.
All participating athletes will be able to take part in the inaugural Americas Masters Games opening ceremony to kick off the event. As well, each participant is eligible to partake in the closing ceremonies at the conclusion of the games.
Official Concerts & Events
The Masters games is about having fun and being social. That’s why organizers have planned official concerts and events throughout the 9-days to encourage a celebration of lifestyle and camaraderie amongst competitors.
A majestic city surrounded by nature just awaiting you to explore it, Vancouver buzzes with a ton of must-see attractions and entertainment options to suit a variety of tastes. There is no better place to spend a summer day. Explore this world-class destination for yourself.
What Is The Cost of Registration?
Single Sport Fee*: $215 plus fees and tax (In Canadian Dollars)
Additional Sport: $75 plus tax (In Canadian Dollars)
Non-Playing Coach/Manager: $50 plus fees and tax (In Canadian Dollars)
Family and Spectator Fee: $50 plus fees and tax (In Canadian Dollars)
What’s Included in Registration?
All three types of registrations provide the following benefits:
- Access to spectacular Opening and Closing Ceremonies
- Official Americas Masters Games 2016 Welcome Kit
- Americas Masters Games 2016 Accreditation Badge
- Access to the Games ‘Health and Sport’ Expo in the Games plaza
- Olympic-style format in first Americas Masters Games
- Competition performance medals and Award Ceremonies
- Nightly Events, Beer Garden and Entertainment in downtown Games plaza
- Discounts on Vancouver Restaurants and Tourist Attractions
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