a ancient sports way of life is making its way to st. catharines on saturday, may additionally 28.
as part of the xxii commonwealth games in birmingham, u.ok., the 2022 queen’s baton is arriving at canada games park, one prevent within the 294-day relay through seventy two international locations and territories of the commonwealth.
brock’s centre for game ability (csc) is inviting the college network to take part as legitimate batonbearers for the 2022 commonwealth games queen’s baton relay, which serves as a ceremonial build-up to the games set to take region in birmingham this summer season.
julie stevens, companion professor within the department of recreation management and director of the csc at brock, said her institution is excited to work with the commonwealth sport canada and the canada summer time video games to host this specific occasion.
“we are pleased to percentage this exciting possibility with the brock network and rejoice sport on this manner,” she stated. “this 12 months, the queen’s baton capabilities revolutionary generation with the capacity to music how many fingers it has touched. our goal is to have the most human beings deliver the baton out of all the canadian hosts. we would like to look as many people as feasible join us in being a part of this historic birthday party.”
every batonbearer will deliver the queen’s baton for a hundred metres on the canada games park song earlier than handing the baton off.
the event runs from 2 to 5:30 p.m. and all are welcome to enroll in within the festivities, together with strolling, on foot or rolling along the batonbearers.
examine greater and register for the event at the csc’s internet site.
the queen’s baton relay is a longstanding games culture that dates back to 1958. the occasion targets to have fun the commonwealth’s range at the same time as inspiring network delight.
her majesty the queen formally launched the birmingham 2022 queen’s baton relay at some stage in a rite at buckingham palace on oct. 7, 2021. the global journey will cover a complete of 140,000 kilometres.