55+GAMES - About the Games - History
The 55 Plus Games have been in operation since 1983 (formerly known as the MSOS games).  The Games provincial finals have grown from 365 participants to over 1,600 participants. The type of sporting events selected will have an effect on the maximum number of participants.
 
The Games are open to all residents of Manitoba 55 years of age and over.  Persons taking part must be at least 55 as of Dec 31st the year of the Games.  Participants must qualify through regional play-offs, with the exception of open events.
 
Past Host Communities
  • 1983 - Winnipeg
  • 1984 - Winnipeg
  • 1985 - Winnipeg
  • 1986- Winnipeg
  • 1987 - Brandon
  • 1988 - Carman
  • 1989 - Winnipeg
  • 1990 - Flin Flon
  • 1991 - Hamiota/Miniota
  • 1992 - Swan River Valley
  • 1993 - Steinbach
  • 1994 - Dauphin
  • 1995 - Winkler
  • 1996 - Killarney
  • 1997 - Gimli
  • 1998 - Virden
  • 1999 - Carman
  • 2000 - Dauphin
  • 2001 - Selkirk
  • 2002 - Morden
  • 2003 - Arborg
  • 2004 - Portage
  • 2005 - Neepawa
  • 2006 - Gimli
  • 2007 - Winnipeg
  • 2008 - The Pas
  • 2009 - St. Laurent/Oak Point/Lundar
  • 2010 - Killarney
  • 2011 - Steinbach
  •   2012 - Arborg
  •   2013 - Morris
  •   2014 - Neepawa
  •   2015 - Beausejour
  •   2016 - Brandon
  •   2017 - Killarney
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