Special Events

MONDAY, JULY 2

VIP Reception
5:30 - 6:30pm
UBC Chan Centre

  • Before Opening Ceremonies.
  • Special reception to thank sponsors and major supporters.
  • Invited guests only.

Opening Ceremonies
6:15 - 9:00pm
UBC Chan Centre

  • 6:15pm - Congregate at the Chan Centre.
  • 6:30pm - Athletes in provincial teams and donor families/living donors start procession into the Chan Centre.
  • 7pm - Opening Ceremonies begin, Theme: Organ/Tissue Donation and Transplantation Has No Borders.
  • SPECTATORS WELCOME FOR FREE!

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TUESDAY, JULY 3

Free Evening On Your Own

  • Some suggestions: tour Vancouver, attend the Canadians Baseball Game, head to Robson Street for shopping.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4 

Donor Family and Living Donor Walk
4:30 - 5:30pm
UBC Campus

  • Congregate at the end of Main Mall before the Rose Garden.
  • Everyone is welcome on the 1Km walk to honour our donors and donor families.

Family Evening Picnic and Social
5:45 - 9:00pm (right after Donor Walk)
UBC Totem Residence Ballroom and Grass Field

  • Picnic with games and family friendly activities. 

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THURSDAY, JULY 5

East vs West vs Central Canada Challenge
3:30 - 5:00pm
UBC Totem Residence Ballroom and Grass Field

  • Amazing Race/Minute to Win It/ Relay Races all combined into competition style event.
  • Teams must be made up of multi-ages, multi-athletic abilities and from different provinces in your area of Canada.
  • Wear comfortable clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and running shoes.
  • Teams may create their team name and costumes.
  • Everyone is welcome to join in.
  • Fun games with a variety of activities.

Canadian Transplant Association Annual General Meeting
7:00 - 9:00pm
Location TBA

  • Everyone welcome.

FRIDAY, JULY 6 

Closing Ceremonies
After all track events are finished
UBC Thunderbird Track Field

  • Don’t miss this Games tradition!!

Gala Dinner and Dance
6:00pm to 12:30am
River Rock Casino, Richmond (http://www.riverrock.com)

  • 5:30pm - Board buses to Gala.
  • Featuring the band “Electric Ballroom”.
  • An evening of awards, dinner, dancing and a fond farewell to all our transplant friends until the next Games.  

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*All events are subject to change.