Competitors and coaches arrive in Abbotsford for the 2016 BC Summer Games.  This flight brought over 90 participants from the Terrace area.  Flights from Fort St. John

Competitors and coaches arrive in Abbotsford for the 2016 BC Summer Games. This flight brought over 90 participants from the Terrace area. Flights from Fort St. John

Abbotsford 2016 BC Summer Games participants arrive

The first competitors and coaches flew in Wednesday evening in advance of the Games opening Thursday evening

  • Jul. 20, 2016 9:00 a.m.




Athletes, coaches, officials and supporters from around the province are pouring into Abbotsford by bus, plane and car for the 2016 BC Summer Games.

Planes from Terrace and Ft. St. John landed at Abbotsford International Airport yesterday evening and buses continue to arrive this morning.

The games are expected to draw as many as 3,667 participants (2,754 athletes, 535 coaches and 378 officials) in 18 different sports.

The opening ceremony is tonight at 7 p.m. at Abbotsford Centre but tickets are limited.

 

Go to Abby News/Flickr for a pictures of the arrivals and accreditations.