The Finale des Jeux du Québec – the countdown has begun

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Photo: Shirley Nadeau

Counting down the days until March 1 – let the games begin! – are Pierre-Michel Bouchard and Serge Ferland, co-presidents of the Jeux du Québec organizing committee; athlete ambassadors Cendrine Browne and Éric Martel-Bahoel; Steeve Verret, member of the executive committee of the Ville de Québec responsible for large sports events; and Martial de Rome, managing director of the Jeux du Québec.

From March 1 to 9, when most students will be enjoying their March Break, some 3,300 young athletes from around the province, plus another 1,400 trainers, escorts and officials will descend upon Quebec City for competitions in 22 different sports. The 54th Finale des Jeux du Québec begins in just over three weeks.