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November 30, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

The 2018 Alberta Winter Games is seeking relay team members for the ATCO Torch Relay

Do you know a Wood Buffalo youth, aged 11-17, who embodies and demonstrates the Alberta Winter Games Spirit and dedication to sport, culture, and community? We are seeking nominations for the 2018 Wood Buffalo Alberta Winter Games ATCO Torch Relay Team.

The ATCO Torch Relay will take place on Friday February 16, 2018 in the heart of downtown Fort McMurray. The final leg of the ATCO Torch relay will take place with the ceremonial lighting of the Cauldron during the 2018 Alberta Winter Games Opening Ceremonies sponsored by ATCO.

Deadline for Nominations: November 30, 2017 at 4:30pm


Torch Bearer Eligibility:

  • Between the age (s) 11-17
  • Be able to complete (run/walk/wheel) your assigned 200m distance
  • Have a guardian who will accompany you during the ATCO Torch Relay and be responsible for your transportation to and from Rehearsal day, ATCO Torch Relay, and Opening Ceremonies.
  • Be prepared to participate in a training session/rehearsal prior to the ATCO Torch Relay on Thursday, February 15th.
  • Be prepared to participate in the Opening Ceremonies following the ATCO Torch Relay on Friday, February 16th at 6pm.
  • Sign the Participation waiver before or on the ATCO Torch Relay day.
  • Agree to have your photo published by the 2018 Wood Buffalo Alberta Winter Games, sponsors, or media for the purpose of promoting the Alberta Winter Games ATCO Torch Relay.

Print form available HERE РPlease fill out the nomination form and deliver it to:

Torch Relay Coordinator:
8329 Fraser Avenue
Fort McMurray, AB T9H 1W9
Phone: (780) 750-8192
Email: admin@2018awg.ca

Or, fill out the digital form below.




November 30, 2017
4:30 pm

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