America’s Masters Games Announces Details of Events | Sports Destination Management

America’s Masters Games Announces Details of Events

Apr 25, 2016

Be part of history as Vancouver welcomes up to 10,000 masters aged athletes to the first ever America's Masters Games. Relive the thrill of hosting a major international sport competition from Aug 26 to Sept 4 2016.

2500 volunteers are needed to stage this spectacular event of inspiring ceremonies and celebrations in Canada Place (Jack Poole Plaza), exciting competition in 24 different sports at venues across the city and memorable social interactions with people from around the world.

“Vancouver is poised to host another terrific event,” said Thomas Jones, Event Director, Americas Masters Games.  “Major Sporting events like this would not be possible without the strong Volunteer base this city possesses.” 

Use your skills and experience to make visitors feel welcome, come meet active people and help showcase our beautiful city. Volunteer opportunities are available in:

  • Registration and accreditation

  • Sport and venues

  • Logistics and transportation services

  • Ceremonies and protocol

  • Media services

  • Medical services

  • Branding and Signage

  • Special events

To apply, go to and let us know about your skills, areas of interest and availability. We are seeking commitments of at least 4 hours per day for a minimum of 3 days. Some pre games training will be required in certain roles.

All volunteers will receive an Americas Masters Games uniform, nourishment and the volunteer experience of a lifetime.

ABOUT THE AMERICAS MASTERS GAMES VANCOUVER: The Americas Masters Games are about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle by encouraging any and all participants aged 30 to 100+ to continue to strive towards sporting success, and have fun in the process. This inaugural version of the Americas Masters Games will take place from August 26 – September 4, 2016 in Vancouver, BC, Canada. For more information please visit

List of Sports

Archery                                                                                                Karate                                                                  

Athletics (Track & Field, Road Races)                                       Lacrosse

Badminton                                                                                          Rowing

Baseball                                                                                               Rugby

Basketball                                                                                           Soccer

Curling                                                                                                  Softball

Cycling                                                                                                  Squash

Diving                                                                                                    Swimming

Field Hockey                                                                                      Table Tennis

Golf                                                                                                       Tennis

Ice Hockey                                                                                          Triathlon

Judo                                                                                                      Volleyball

For media information, please contact: Randy Clegg, Communications Director, Americas Masters Games Vancouver 2016


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