Tlu-piich Games return in August

The Tlu-piich games are open to any participants of Aboriginal descent, and the events are free for spectators

The 34th annual Tlu-piich Games will kick off in Port Alberni with a track and field event and opening ceremonies at Bob Dailey Stadium on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

The Tlu-piich games are open to any participants of Aboriginal descent, and the events are free for spectators. Events will run until Aug. 14 at various venues around the Alberni Valley.

The first day wraps up with a cultural night at the Hupacasath House of Gathering at 8 p.m.

Other events throughout the week include a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Alberni Athletic Hall, canoe race at Canal Beach, Language Treasure Hunt, Lahal, slo-pitch and fastball tournaments at Echo Fields, lacrosse on Aug. 11 and softball.

Closing ceremonies will be Aug. 14 at Echo Fields, following the final ball game.

Follow the games on Facebook.

 

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