FAQs

  • When and where are the 2024 Saskatchewan Summer Games?
  • How old are the athletes who will be competing in the Games?
    • Each sport sets its own age classification, but typically athletes will range from ages 11-18. View the age classifications for each sport here.
  • How do I participate in the Games as an athlete, coach, or manager?
    • Each Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) manages the qualification and tryout process for its sport in the lead-up to the Games.
      • Athletes will qualify for the Games through a tryout process managed by their sport's PSO. Each sport's tryout schedule will differ slightly, but generally, tryouts will take place across the province in spring 2024. More information and details will be published in the coming months as they become available.
      • Coaches and managers will be selected by each sport's PSO through an application process. More information and details will be published in the coming months as they become available.
      • Details on the selection process can be found in each individual sport's technical package, available here. If you have further questions about the selection process, please contact your sport's Provincial Technical Liaison, whose contact information is included at the bottom of each sport's technical package.
      • If you would like to be the first to know when more details are available, submit your contact information to the "Get In the Game" form on this page and your District/Sport will be in contact!
  • Where and when will tryouts happen?
    • Most sports are expected to host their athlete tryouts in spring 2024. More information and details will be published in the coming months as they become available.
  • How do I know which District team I try out for?
    • Teams for the Saskatchewan Games are divided into nine Districts. Each District has specific boundaries that are based on RM boundaries. A list of the Districts and more information on their boundaries can be viewed on Page 44 of the Saskatchewan Games Handbook
    • The Athlete Eligibility Policy is available for your review and provides additional details.
    • If you have more questions regarding your District Team, please contact the Saskatchewan Games Council for clarification.
  • Can an athlete participate in more than one sport at the Games?
    • Athletes can compete in two sports if they occur in seperate halves of the games. For example, an athlete can compete in Archery the first half and then Triathlon the second half. Athletes must try out for each sport seperately. For a breakdown of which sports occur in which half of the Games, check out the sport calendar here.
  • Once I've been selected as a participant for the Games, how do I register?
    • The 2024 Saskatchewan Summer Games employs an online registration system called GEMS.pro. Once you are selected, the registration link will be distributed to you by your PSO and/or District Team.
  • Is there a cost to participate in the Games?
    • Participating in the Saskatchewan Games carries a $100 fee for athletes. This fee is paid to your District and is applied to the costs associated with the Games, including your ceremonial walkout uniform and transportation to and from Lloydminster. PSOs may also require a fee to help cover costs of tryouts, practices and competition uniforms. It is at the PSO's discretion as to whether a seperate fee is collected and how much that fee may be.
  • Where will I be staying during the Games?
    • All athletes, coaches, and managers will be housed in the Athletes Village at Lloydminster Composite High School. They will also eat all their meals at the village.
  • How do I get to Lloydminster to attend the Games?
    • ​Each participant will receive transportation to and from Lloydminster from a central community within their District via chartered bus. More details about external transportation, including dates, times, and drop-off/pick-up locations, will be distributed to all participants by their District Team once the final roster for each team is named.
  • How will I know my competition schedule?
    • ​​Sport schedules will be posted on the GEMS.pro results and registration system closer to the Games.
  • As a participant, what do I need to do before the Games?
    1. ​Read the Participant Handbook (to be released).
    2. Share the Participant Handbook with your friends and family as it will help them understand what to expect from the experience.
    3. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
    4. Review saskgames.ca for more Games information.
    5. Review the technical package for your sport and the Saskatchewan Games Code of Conduct.
    6. Ensure that your online registration is complete and all accompanying documents have been signed and returned to your District Team Chef de Mission, including:
      • Accreditation photo
      • Medical and allergy information
      • Emergency contact information
      • Signed code of Conduct, Waiver, and Consent Forms
      • Signed parental consent form, if under 18
  • I'm interested in volunteering at the Saskatchewan Games. What can I do and how do I sign up?
    • The Host Society is looking for over 1,000 volunteers to help make the Games successful and showcase Lloydminster to the entire province. Volunteers will be needed to assist with everything from scorekeeping at events, to taking photos, to preparing and serving the athletes meals! There are volunteer positions avaialble for people with all interests, abilities and availability. More information will be made available in the coming months, and the official volunteer drive is expected to kick off in early 2024.
  • I'm interested in sponsorship. How can I support the Games?
    • In order to pull off an event of this magnitude and size, sponsors are a huge necessity; without them, the Games would not happen! We are grateful to each and every one of our sponsors for investing in our province's youth and future leaders. Please contact Games Manager Nicole Clow for more information.