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Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games organizers disappointed but proud

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A young Huggon High Performance soccer player participates in a ladder drill on Thursday morning. (Ronan O’Doherty - THE NEWS)

Soccer during Covid scare

Small soccer camp continues but Ridge Meadows’ West Coast FC ceases activity

Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)
Athletes compete at the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (BC Games)
Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)

HIGHLIGHTS: Day one and two at the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes had sunny – but cold – weather to work with in Fort St. John

Day one and two of the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John hosted on Feb. 20 to 23, 2020. (BC Games Society photos)
Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)

PHOTOS: 2020 BC Winter Games kick off in Fort St. John

More than 1,000 of B.C.’s best athletes will be competing over the next three days

Opening ceremonies for the 2020 BC Winter Games in Fort St. John on Feb. 21, 2020. (BC Games Society/Flickr)
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Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Fort St. John 2020 Winter Games torch lighting and ceremony in December 2019. (BC Games Society photo)
Ridge Meadows Racers Finley Ludeman followed by Matthias Daniels. (Photo by Michael Mong)

Ridge Meadows speed skater qualifies for BC Games

Matthias Daniels wins zone qualifier

  • Nov 19, 2019
Ridge Meadows Racers Finley Ludeman followed by Matthias Daniels. (Photo by Michael Mong)
A BC Summer Games volunteer rally in Maple Ridge was an opportunity for newly appointed team members to get acquainted and introduce their position and responsibilities as they roll up their sleeves to prepare for the start of the games in the summer. (Joti Grewal/Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Countdown to BC Summer Games continues in Maple Ridge with volunteer rally

Teams led by 14 directors will be working over the coming months in preparation for the July games

A BC Summer Games volunteer rally in Maple Ridge was an opportunity for newly appointed team members to get acquainted and introduce their position and responsibilities as they roll up their sleeves to prepare for the start of the games in the summer. (Joti Grewal/Black Press Media)
Sponsoring Summer Games an investment in Maple Ridge

Sponsoring Summer Games an investment in Maple Ridge

A lot of equipment is purchased for the Games.

  • Jul 29, 2019
Sponsoring Summer Games an investment in Maple Ridge
More than 2,800 athletes are expected to take part in the Games and stay in Maple Ridge schools. (Flickr)

School District supplies lodging, facilities and buses for Summer Games

Transportation system will be the fourth largest in province.

  • Jul 28, 2019
More than 2,800 athletes are expected to take part in the Games and stay in Maple Ridge schools. (Flickr)
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Beach volleyball is one of 18 events in the BC Summer Games.

BC Summer Games includes 18 sports

‘One of the most anticipated events of next year.’

  • Jul 28, 2019
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Beach volleyball is one of 18 events in the BC Summer Games.
Feeding athletes and coaches is a big part of the Games. (Flickr)

Feeding the masses at BC Summer Games

Plans are underway to feed the ,5000-plus individuals expected in July 2020

  • Jul 27, 2019
Feeding athletes and coaches is a big part of the Games. (Flickr)
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Volunteer registration will open January 2020.

BC Summer Games connect a community

14 areas within the games and each has its own volunteer director.

  • Jul 27, 2019
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                Volunteer registration will open January 2020.
From Facebook to Twitter and Instagram, volunteers will start posting information in the lead up to the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games, taking place July 23-26. (Instagram)

BC Games has all social media platforms covered

Engagement through social media is important component.

  • Jul 26, 2019
From Facebook to Twitter and Instagram, volunteers will start posting information in the lead up to the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games, taking place July 23-26. (Instagram)
(Contributed)                                Karina LeBlanc was a commentator at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.

Summer Games a springboard for alumni like LeBlanc

Soccer to be played on field named after her.

  • Jul 26, 2019
(Contributed)                                Karina LeBlanc was a commentator at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                The opening ceremony in Cowichan in 2018.

Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games opening ceremony could draw 8,000

Province divided into eight zones, with estimated 2,800 athletes.

  • Jul 25, 2019
(2018 BC Summer Games)                                The opening ceremony in Cowichan in 2018.
Countdown begins to the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games

Countdown begins to the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games

32nd BC Summer Games held July 23 to 26, 2020

  • Jul 25, 2019
Countdown begins to the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games
MLAs Bob D’Eith and Lisa Beare

Summer Games message from your MLAs

”Maple Ridge will be an incredible host for the athletes.’

  • Jul 24, 2019
MLAs Bob D’Eith and Lisa Beare
Mike Keenan, president of the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games, and vice-president Tom Bowen put up one of two event flags outside Maple Ridge city hall Monday as Mayor Mike Morden looks on. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)
Mike Keenan, president of the Maple Ridge 2020 BC Summer Games, and vice-president Tom Bowen put up one of two event flags outside Maple Ridge city hall Monday as Mayor Mike Morden looks on. (Colleen Flanagan/THE NEWS)