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February 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
LOCATION: Corner of Franklin Avenue and Poplar Crescent (Continuing down Franklin Avenue to Shell Place Baseball Stadium)
We officially kick off the Games weekend with the ATCO Torch Relay. The torch will be lit in a ceremony at Poplar Crescent before it winds its way through the downtown core and onto Macdonald Island Park.
The final leg of the relay will take place during the Opening Ceremonies starting at 7:00 pm in Shell Place Baseball Stadium. Join all of our honoured ATCO Torch Relay athletes in celebrating the official start to the 2018 Wood Buffalo Alberta Winter Games. IT’S GAMES TIME!