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There will be no qualifying or selection process for the Alberta Masters Games.  Participants must only meet the required membership affiliations and age requirements set by the respective Sport Organizing bodies as indicated in each Sport Technical Package. In order to register for the Alberta Masters Games, participants will be required to complete an online registration that includes a registration fee and accepting Waiver of Liability and Release.   The Waiver indicates that you have read the Code of Conduct and will abide by the rules of the Games. Online registration will open  April 01,2019.

The registration fee for the Alberta Masters Games is $35.00, this includes:

  • Games accreditation
  • Participation in the Opening Ceremony and other social events*
  • Dinner on Friday and Saturday night, and lunch on competition days (2)*
  • Take away keepsake from the AMG
  • Games experience and memories that will last a lifetime!
  • There will be an additional $15.00 sport fee applied to each sport
  *Games participants will have an opportunity to purchase an evening entertainment package at a reduced rate.

Participants are required to arrange their own accommodation (if required) while in the host community. Hotel/motel or RV opportunities will be available. The host community will have event camping available for booking at time of on-line Games registration, in addition to providing a list of additional campgrounds in the area. More information can be found on the Masters Games website www.albertamastersgames.ca  

Participants are responsible for their own transportation to the host community.

Yes you are welcome to leave when your event is complete. All participants are encouraged to attend the Opening Ceremony, and dinners. These events are included in the participants Games registration fee. Evening Entertainment will also be available for the participants and their guests. Detailed information will be available in the Games Registration guide and on the website.

All Alberta Games participants must register on-line by selecting the On-Line Registration link located on the home page . This link will be available April 01,2019. Participants will be required to complete the Waiver of Liability and Release Form. This will be available during the on line registration process.  You must complete the form before you will be allowed to compete at the Games. Participants will be also be asked to fill out an information form letting Alberta Games know of any sporting or other accomplishments you have. This information may be used by Alberta Games and the media to help promote the Games.    

Participants are expected to transport themselves to the competition venue on Competition Days. There MAY be a limited numbers of shuttles and Park and Ride options to the social events at the games. Details will be available on the Alberta Masters Games Website www.albertamastersgames.ca  

Four meals will be provided as part of the participant registration fee. Dinner will be served on Friday and Saturday night at the Games Dining Hall. Lunches will  be provided on competition days for each participant at their competition venue. Further information, including dining hours and locations can be found in the Games Registration Guide.

Thursday (Day One)

  • Travel and arrival day for Games participants
  • Participants will pick up their accreditation and confirm their sport schedule at In Person Registration (Registration Centre)
  • Participants and their registered guests will attend the Opening Ceremony and evening entertainment
Friday (Day Two)
  • Competition throughout the day
  • Lunch will be served for participants at the sport venue
  • Medals in applicable sports will be presented at the Sport Venue
  • A dinner for all participants and their registered guests will be served at the Games Dining Hall, followed by evening entertainment
Saturday (Day Three)
  • Competition throughout the day
  • Lunch will be served for participants at the sport venue
  • Medals will be presented each evening at a central location
  • A dinner for all participants and their registered guests will be served at the Games Dining Hall, followed by evening entertainment
Sunday (Day Four)
  • Sports will conclude competition, with final medal presentations at each sport venue

Once the games have started all of the results will be available online at Alberta Games results at www.albertasport.com/alberta-games, under Results.

Sports are approved following the awarding of the Games to the host community.   Typically, the following 14 sports are included in the AMG, however check the current Games sport list on www.albertamastersgames.ca  for the official events:

  • Archery
  • Trail Run
  • Basketball (3 on 3)
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Golf
  • Hockey (M)
  • Ice Curling
  • Indigenous Games
  • Pickleball
  • Slo-Pitch (mixed)
  • Soccer (W)
  • Triathlon
   

The Registration Guide will provide information on the Games registration fee, on line registration opening date, sport venue and technical information, plus evening outdoor music concert information.  The Registration Guide will be available on the albertamastersgames.ca website by February 15, 2019.  Registration will be on a first come, first served basis and will close July 22, 2019.  Games information will be continually updated as it becomes available and can be accessed on line through the website.  

If you have a technical question regarding your sport, please contact the Games Office by phone or email. Contact information listed on the website and the Registration Guide.