As part of the Special Olympics Games cycle, Special Olympics BC Regions around the province host Regional Qualifiers where athletes compete for the chance to advance to the next Provincial Games. In 2022, winter-sport Regional Qualifiers will be hosted around the province, for athletes trying to qualify for the 2023 Special Olympics BC Winter Games!
The 2022 SOBC Speed Skating Regional Qualifier is being hosted by SOBC – Coquitlam on January 16! This competition will include speed skaters from all over the province.
Any spectators who would like to attend Regional Qualifiers are asked to check with their local coaches before coming to an event. Competition organizers will keep coaches up to date on whether there will be any capacity restrictions, and will share information on safety requirements at the facility.
Everyone who attends this event will NEED TO SHOW the their BC Vaccine Card and government-issued photo ID.
11:15 a.m. On-ice warmup
*Spectators cannot enter before 11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. First race
2:45 p.m. Races complete, mats off, spectators exit
Vera Anderson, SOBC – Coquitlam