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WINNIPEG WELCOMES THE WORLD!

As the largest sporting event ever hosted in the province of Manitoba, the World Police and Fire Games 2023 Winnipeg will be an exciting and rewarding community-wide sports and cultural event that will take place from July 28 – August 6, 2023.

Held biennially, the World Police and Fire Games are an Olympic-style competition with 8,500 athletes representing law enforcement, firefighters, and officers from corrections, probation, border protection, immigration and customs from 50+ countries across the world competing in 60+ sports. Founded and hosted several times in the United States, past host countries include, Australia, Canada, China, Northern Ireland, Spain, and Sweden.

A celebration of front line, first responders world–wide, the size and scope of the World Police & Fire Games continues to grow. Attendance has increased as have the number of nations involved. While attendance averages about 8,500, the 2011 WPFG in New York holds the current attendance record with over 16,000 athletes competing in 67 sports from almost 70 countries. More than 10,000 competitors competed in the Chengdu, China Games in 2019. With family and traveling companions, overall attendance topped 25,000.

Beginning in 2022, WPFG 2023 will introduce sporting events and activities to build the momentum and awareness of the World Police and Fire Games coming to Winnipeg.

This includes:

ONE YEAR OUT CELEBRATION – JULY, 2022

100 DAYS OUT CELEBRATION – APRIL, 2023

FIRST RESPONDER SMART CITIES TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT – JULY, 2023

The Winnipeg 2023 WPFG will present opportunities for partnerships and meaningful engagement, while enhancing the experience of athletes, their families, volunteers, and proud Manitobans!

You can be part of this exciting, once–in–a–lifetime event!

Send an email to:
info@wpfg2023.com and find out more!

WANT TO BE A VOLUNTEER?

With close to 15,000 guests expected to arrive in town, the World Police and Fire Games 2023 Winnipeg is going to need volunteers to help make the Games the best they can possibly be! Watch for the Call for Volunteers that will be coming very soon! 

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