The Canadian Francophone Games (or CFGames) – Team B.C.
One of the biggest gatherings of francophone youth in Canada (1000 people)! Not only do the games allow you to showcase your talents in three categories (Arts, Leadership and Sports), they will also allow you to participate in activities that emphasize cultural pride, self-confidence and leadership skills in the context of healthy competition.
WHAT ARE THE CANADIAN FRANCOPHONE GAMES (CFGames)?
The Canadian Francophone Games are one of the largest francophone youth gatherings in Canada (over 1000 people). The next edition will be taking place in July 14th to 19th 2020 in Victoria, British Columbia. The CJFCB is looking forward to hosting the 2020 CFGames in our beautiful capital.
Not only does this event let you discover three exciting categories (Arts, Sports and Leadership), the games offer activities that promote cultural pride, self-confidence and leadership skills in an environment of friendly competition.
Participants from all over the country will be able to showcase their talents in a way that focuses on sharing with others as well as personal growth. This will all happen through leadership workshops and artistic and sporting competitions that take place over five rich and fun-filled days!
To oversee this event, over 600 volunteers will be present as well as families that will come to encourage those who are competing. The CFGames 2020 will take place in the Greater Victoria region, particularily at Oak Bay, where participants will be accommodated in the local high school as well as Willows Elementary School.
REGISTRATION FOR THE CFGAMES 2020
Registration for Team BC will be open until November 11th, 2019. Please click on your desired discipline to access the registration form.
Participation fees as well as consent forms will only have to be submitted once you have been selected.
The participation fees are of 400$ and will cover transport, accommodation, food and the clothing of the delegation for the assembly camp as well as the event (9 days).
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS:
• Must have been born between January 1st, 2002 and December 31st 2006 inclusively;
• Be enrolled in high school in the 2019-2020 school year;
• Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;
• Must be a resident of British Columbia;
• Must be able to express themselves in French and demonstrate their desire to do so;
• Must be competent in the chosen discipline;
• Be motivated to participate in the CFGames;
• Represent the values of the B.C. delegation;
• Past experience with the CJFCB (asset).
THE TEAM’S VALUES
Being a part of l’équipe CB means adopting the following values:
In order to proudly represent the francophone youth of British Columbia, speak the language that unites us. Be proud of the different accents that make BC unique, but above all, united!
Be honest and respectful towards others. Encourage your teammates and congratulate the other teams on their successes!
Respect the environment around you and be an example for the other provinces!
This is the moment to live by our #CBenfamille and to even make it our #Canadaenfamille! Take care of the other members of the team, be inclusive, be cheerful, and make an effort to meet the other teams!
Give your best during the activities and competitions, as well as during the whole event! Surpass your limits, go outside of your comfort zone in order to become a better person!
Benefit fully from this incredible event by having fun!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Can I register in more than one discipline?
Yes, you can register in more than one discipline, but you will only be selected to be on one team. You will have to let us know which discipline is your first choice, in the registration form or by email.
When do I have to send my payment?
Your payment is only required once you have been selected in a discipline. If you are selected, you will receive more information about payment processing and the steps to follow.
How does the selection process work?
The selection process will vary depending on the discipline and the amount of applications received. Each discipline will select participants based on their motivation to participate in Team BC and their own discipline as well as their experience in the chosen discipline.
For the arts and leadership categories, you will be evaluated on the supporting documents that you submitted with your application.
For sports categories, it is possible that you will be invited to a selection camp in order to evaluate your skills and your team spirit.
When will I know if I was selected?
The time taken to select participants will vary for each discipline and depend on the number of applications received as well as the number of available spots in that discipline. You will be contacted by a coach before the holiday season.
Will I have to train or prepare for the CFGames?
We will expect you to practice your discipline in preparation for the event. It is possible that your coach will provide a training schedule or exercises that will help you prepare.
COACHES FOR TEAM BC
Are you interested in joining Team BC as a coach and participe in the recruitment of the delegation? Find the offer here!
Applications will be accepted until the all of the coaching positions are filled.
Join the community of Victoria 2020 CFGames ! Complete the form !