Quebec Games

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Quebec Games
Jeux du Québec
First event 1971
Occur every 2 years (alternating between Summer and Winter Games)
Purpose Quebec under-18 multi-sport event
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Website www.jeuxduquebec.com

The Quebec Games (French: Jeux du Québec) is a multi-sport event, held every two years in the Canadian province of Quebec, alternating between the Quebec Winter Games and the Quebec Summer Games. Athletes are strictly amateur only, and represent their region.

The first editions of both the Quebec Winter Games and Quebec Summer Games were held in 1971. Since 1981, they have held every odd year. Since 2009, a Quebec Games is held every year, alternating between Winter Games (odd years) and Summer Games (even years).

Host cities[edit]

Year Winter Games Summer Games
1971 Laval Rivière-du-Loup
1972 Montreal Chicoutimi
1973 Rouyn-Noranda
1974 Saint-Georges-de-Beauce Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
1975 Rimouski Trois-Rivières
1976 Jonquière
1977 LaSalle, Quebec Sherbrooke
1978 Amos Joliette
1979 Saint-Georges-de-Beauce
1980 Thetford Mines
1981 Victoriaville Hull
1983 St. Leonard Sept-Îles
1985 Dolbeau-Mistassini Charlesbourg
1987 Saint-Jérôme Val-d'Or
1989 Matane Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
1991 Mauricie Laval
1993 Baie-Comeau Gaspé
1995 Granby Sherbrooke
1997 Les Chutes-de-la-Chaudière RCM Montreal
1999 Trois-Rivières Alma
2001 Rimouski Lachine
2003 Portneuf RCM L'Amiante RCM
2005 Saint-Hyacinthe Amos
2007 L'Assomption RCM Sept-Îles
2009 Blainville/Rosemère/Sainte-Thérèse
2010 Gatineau
2011 Beauharnois/Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
2012 Shawinigan
2013 Saguenay
2014 Longueuil
2015 Drummondville

Regions[edit]

For the purpose of the games, Quebec is sub-divided into 19 regions. Each region carries out its own competitions in each sport, from which the best athletes are chosen to compete at the provincial level.[1]

Quebec Games Region Quebec Administrative Region(s) Regional County Municipalites, Cities/Towns or Boroughs included
Abitibi-Témiscamingue Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Nord-du-Québec
Bourassa Montreal (region) Boroughs of Montreal: Anjou, Montréal-Nord, St. Leonard
Independent city: Montréal-Est
Capitale-Nationale Capitale-Nationale
Centre-du-Québec Centre-du-Québec
Chaudière-Appalaches Chaudière-Appalaches
Côte-Nord Côte-Nord
Est-du-Québec Bas-Saint-Laurent, Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Estrie Estrie
Lac-Saint-Louis Montreal (region) Boroughs of Montreal: Lachine, LaSalle, L'Île-Bizard–Sainte-Geneviève, Outremont, Pierrefonds-Roxboro, Verdun
Independent cities: Baie-d'Urfé, Beaconsfield, Côte Saint-Luc, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Dorval Island, Hampstead, Kirkland, Montreal West, Mount Royal, Pointe-Claire, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Saint-Laurent, Senneville, Westmount
Lanaudière Lanaudière
Laurentides Laurentides
Laval Laval
Mauricie Mauricie
Montreal Montreal (region) Boroughs of Montreal: Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Le Sud-Ouest, Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Rivière-des-Prairies–Pointe-aux-Trembles, Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie, Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension
Outaouais Outaouais
Richelieu-Yamaska Montérégie Regional County Municipalities: Acton, Brome-Missisquoi, La Haute-Yamaska, La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Les Maskoutains, Pierre-De Saurel, Rouville
Rive-Sud Montérégie Regional County Municipalites/Equivalent Territories: La Vallée-du-Richelieu, Le Haut-Richelieu, Les Jardins-de-Napierville, Marguerite-D'Youville, Roussillon, Rouville, Longueuil (agglomeration)
Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Nord-du-Québec
Sud-Ouest Montérégie Regional County Municipalities/Equivalent Territories: Beauharnois-Salaberry, Kahnawake, Le Haut-Saint-Laurent, Roussillon, Vaudreuil-Soulanges

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les régions" (in French). Jeux du Québec. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 

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