Nearly 900 athletes, coaches and staff from across Alberta, Saskatchewan and the North West Territories will compete in Calgary from February 8 to 10.
Leading the flame into the ceremonies will be Alberta Special Olympic athletes and Calgary Police Services Cst. Cindy Klassen, a torch run volunteer and six-time Canadian Olympic medallist, who won one gold, two silver and three bronze at the Winter Olympics.
The 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games will feature 8 sports: 5-pin bowling, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, floor hockey, snowshoeing and speed skating
The opening Ceremonies will be held at Winsport - Markin McPhail Centre beginning at 7pm Friday night.
Tickets can be purchased here
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