Western Canada Summer Games tickets on sale

Western Canada Summer Games tickets are now on sale.

Tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies cost $25 for adults and $15 for seniors and children age 12 and under.

“The 2011 Western Canada Summer Games opening and closing ceremonies in Kamloops will be a grand celebration of athleticism and spirit,” said Larry Read, media chair for the Games.

The opening ceremony is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Aug. 5 at Interior Savings Centre (ISC). The closing ceremony is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Aug. 14 at ISC.

Amy Baskin and Alan Corbishley are producing both ceremonies. The Ceremonies will celebrate sport, regional diversities and Kamloops’ First Nations history.

A two-week Games’ pass costs $25; a one-week pass $15. Single-day passes will be for sale at all venues for $5.

Tickets are on sale at the Kamloops Ticketmaster Box Office at ISC or at any Ticketmaster outlet.

Cycling, golf and triathlon are courtesy events that do not require tickets.


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