Seniors are ready to compete

Terrace seniors are in the West Kootenays and ready to compete as the 2011 BC Senior Games kick off tomorrow.

  • Wed Aug 17th, 2011 8:00pm
  • Sports

MAXINE SMALLWOOD gets ready to throw the shot put at the BC Seniors Games on Vancouver Island last year. She won gold in this event and three more

Terrace seniors are in the West Kootenays and ready to compete as the 2011 BC Senior Games kick off tomorrow.

Events will begin today at 8 a.m. and are set to continue until opening ceremonies tonight at 5 p.m.

Events take place in the three communities of Nelson, Trail and Castlegar.

Travelling as part of zone 10, there are more than 60 seniors from the area who will be competing in events ranging from archery to cribbage.

Zone 10 includes the areas of Kitimat, Terrace and Prince Rupert. Haida Gwaii is considered zone 13 but often competes as part of Zone 10.

Competitions will wrap up on Saturday, Aug. 20.