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Games of Acadiana

  

Event Schedule:

9:00 AM - Cajundome Doors Open
9:00 AM - Survivor "Check-In” Begins (Cajundome Lobby)
10:00 AM - Opening Ceremonies (Cajundome Arena)
(Includes the Survivor Walk, National Anthem, brief prayer, and announcement of honorees!)
· Competitive games: Begin after Opening Ceremonies - 3:30pm
· Non-competitive games: Begin after Opening Ceremonies - 4:00pm
· Survivor Area: 10:00am - 4:00pm (rest area for survivors)
· Food: 10:30am - runs out
· Bake Sale: 10:00am - runs out
1:00 PM – Survivor Registration Area closes
3:30 PM – Competitive Games end; Medals available at Awards Table
4:00 PM – Games of Acadiana ends


Opening Ceremonies Details:
Each year Games of Acadiana begins with Opening Ceremonies at 10:00am in the Cajundome.
All cancer survivors are invited to take a short victory walk from the back of the Cajundome to the front while the crowd cheers. (Survivors should register beginning at 9:00am in Cajundome lobby to participate in short walk). After a guest artist performs the national anthem, a brief prayer and announcement of honorees, the games begin!


*Survivors can check in from 9:00am - 1:00pm to receive a survivor t-shirt (sizes first come, first served). Survivors should be there by 9:45am to participate in short Survivor Walk during Opening Ceremonies.

Check out our PHOTO GALLERY to see pictures from previous years.




SURVIVORS:
*Survivors can check in from 9:00am - 1:00pm to receive a survivor t-shirt (sizes first come, first served). Survivors should be there by 9:45am to participate in short Survivor Walk during Opening Ceremonies. Throughout the day, survivors are invited to sit and relax in special survivor areas.


PARKING:
There is no charge for parking. Both lots surrounding Cajundome and Convention Center will be available. Overflow parking is at Cajun Field.


VOLUNTEERS:
Volunteers make Games of Acadiana an amazing event! Did you know Games of Acadiana requires over 1,000 volunteers to make it run smoothly? Whether you are in need of community service hours or just want to give back to the community, be part of this special day by volunteering with us. Fill out the Volunteer Application Form to get started! Please note: Volunteers must be 16 years or older.

*The volunteer registration system will ask you to create a login and password.


FOOD OPTIONS:
Thanks to generous food sponsors, we are excited to offer the popular Spaghetti Dinner. Each meal includes spaghetti and meat sauce, raw carrots, dinner roll, and sweet tea or lemonade. Cost is $5 per person. Spaghetti dinners will be available in a tent outside the Cajundome (under the Portico) from 10:30AM until food sells out. Proceeds from Spaghetti Dinner benefit MPCS.


BAKE SALE:
Thanks to two generous bakeries: Great American Cookie Co. and Gambino's, we can offer cookies ($1.00 each) while supplies last. Proceeds benefit MPCS.



 

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