The Royal Canadian Legion National Youth Track and Field Championships and Opening Ceremonies
August 10-12 - Competition begins August 10 - 9:00 a.m.
August 10 - Opening Ceremonies begin - 6:45 p.m.
City of Brandon Sportsplex, 30 Knowlton Dr., Brandon, Manitoba
Over 650 track and field athletes from across Canada in under 16 and under 18 categories
Opening Ceremonies - special guests include:
Mr. Angus Stanfield, Royal Canadian Legion Dominion Vice President and Sports Committee Chair; Ronn Anderson, Royal Canadian Legion MB/NW ON President; Larry Maguire, MP Brandon-Souris; Reg Helwer, MLA Brandon West; His Worship Rick Chrest, Mayor City of Brandon; Major Howard (Howie) Nelson, Acting Base Commander CFB Shilo; Master Warrant Officer Sean David, Acting Base Chief Warrant Officer CFB Shilo
Founded in 1925, the Legion is Canada's largest Veteran support and community service organization. We are a non-profit organization with a national reach across Canada as well as branches in the U.S., Europe and Mexico. With more than 275,000 members, many of whom volunteer an extraordinary amount of time to their branches, our strength is in our numbers.