Events

There are events to suit everyone’s abilities and interests. Antigonish 55 + Games are pleased to offer the following events:

Rowing

Rowing

Rowing *Try It*When: Friday, August 2nd - 10:00 AMWhere: The Lochaber CentreWhat: A great activity that involves lots to little physical ability. Not only can it be a great workout but also very peaceful being on a open lake. A great opportunity to give rowing a...

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Skip Bo

Skip Bo

Skip BoWhen: Saturday, August 3rd - 1:00 PMWhere: StFX Room TBDWhat: A card game that uses a special card deck of 162 cards. Players must build piles that start from 1 and go to 12. A SKIP-BO wild card may be used in replacement for any card. The first to get rid of...

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Geocaching

Geocaching

Geocaching *Try it*When: Thursday, August 1st - 10:00 AMWhere: Keppoch MountainWhat: An activity that requires help from physical abilities as well as the mind for solving clues. The objective is to find a cache using a handheld GPS unit and a series of clues to find...

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf

Disc Golf *Try It*When: Thursday, August 1st - 2:00 PMWhere: Keppoch MountainWhat: A new and upcoming sport that is a modern twist on Golf. Disc Golf is similar to that of golf but instead of a ball a Frisbee(Disc) is used. Contestants must stand in one location and...

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Predicted Walk

Predicted Walk

Predicted Walk 400mWhen: Friday, August 2nd - 8:45 AMWhere: StFX TrackWhat: Contestants are to walk around a whole track in a race format. Contestants must have one foot on the ground at all times or else will be breaking the running violation. Less physically...

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Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Mountain BikingWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 2:00 PMWhere: Keppoch MountainWhat: A activity of speed and precision. Contestants must race on off-road terrain on the keppoch mountain. A specific path will be chosen for the contestants and the fastest to follow this...

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10 km Race

10 km Race

5km & 10km RunWhen: Saturday, August 3rd - 8:30 AMWhere: Antigonish LandingWhat: Participants will be perfom cross country and run 5km or 10km. Contendents will race at the beautiful Antigonish landing.2019 10KM Race Results (PDF)CSGA Rulebook 10 KM Run Rules...

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5km Race

5km Race

5km & 10km RunWhen: Saturday, August 3rd - 8:30 AMWhere: Antigonish LandingWhat: Participants will be perfom cross country and run 5km or 10km. Contendents will race at the beautiful Antigonish landing.2019 5KM Run Results (PDF)CSGA Rulebook 5 KM & 10 KM Run...

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Washer Toss

Washer Toss

  Washer Toss When: Saturday, August 3rd - 11:00 AM Where: StFX Memorial Field What: Washer toss is a game of accuracy and focus. Players must toss a washer(a weighted steel ring) and land it in a box. The box has a tube in the middle which will net the player...

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Tennis

Tennis

TennisWhen: Friday, August 2nd - 10:00 AMWhere: The Lochaber CentreWhat: A racket based game played individually, one on one, or played with two teams with two people. The objective is to hit a ball a little smaller than a softball over a net and bounce once on the...

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Swimming

Swimming

SwimmingWhen: Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AMWhere: Oland Centre PoolWhat: Participates compete in a race of a set distance as well as a set style. Participants will push themselves to race against others to reach the finish line. The events for styles and distance...

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Pickle Ball

Pickle Ball

Pickle BallWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM & Saturday, August 3rd - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.Where: StFX Main.What: A paddle sport that combines the elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Two or four players...

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Track and Field

Track and Field

Track and FieldWhen: Friday, August 2nd - 7:30 AMWhere: StFX TrackWhat: A number of track and field events will be held, such as, 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, and 3000m. Participates must race around a track in a set distance for the event they are taking part...

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Golf

Golf

GolfWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 9:00 AM & Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AM.Where: Antigonish Golf and country ClubWhat: Golf is a precision and accuracy test in the form of a competitive sport. One must launch a golf ball across a wide course into a hole. The...

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Curling

Curling

Ice CurlingWhen: Thursday, October 17th - 9:00 AM Friday, October 18th - 9:00 AM Saturday, October 19th - 9:00 AMWhere: Highlander Curling ClubWhat: A game of intelligence and accuracy. Curling is played between two teams of four players. Each player slides two rocks...

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Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey

Ice HockeyWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.            Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM.            Saturday, August 3rd - 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.Where: StFX Aux & Antigonish Arena.What: A classic Canadian game played on a rink with skates and...

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Darts

Darts

DartsWhen: Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AMWhere: Antigonish LegionWhat: The board is separated into different sections granting different points for each section the dart lands in. Participants must use accuracy to land the darts in the highest scoring section netting...

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8-Ball Pool

8-Ball Pool

8-Ball PoolWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 10:00 AMWhere: Dooly’sWhat: A pocket billiard game with 16 balls and two people competing against one another. Players must sink either the low numbers also known as solids or the high numbers known as stripes with a single...

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Scrabble

Scrabble

When: Saturday, August 3rd - 9:00 AMWhere: StFX Room TBDWhat: The classic word game where participants must use their knowledge of the English language to create words. Players will use the seven letters on their racks to make words, attaching them to words already on...

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Cribbage

Cribbage

CribbageWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 9:00 AMWhere: StFX Room TBDWhat: Cribbage is a traditional card game for two to four players. It requires intelligence, elegance and luck. All you need for play is a 52 deck of poker cards and a cribbage point for score keepingThe...

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Progressive 45’s

Progressive 45’s

C45’sWhen: Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AMWhere: StFX Room TBDWhat: 45’s is a trick card game popular throughout Atlantic Canada. Played with a regular 52 card deck normally played with 2, 4, or 5+ participants. The player with the most tricks wins.2019 45s Results...

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Candlepin Bowling

Candlepin Bowling

Candlepin BowlingWhen: Thursday, August 1st - 9:00 AM. (Men & Women Singles)             Friday, August 2nd - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. (Team Event)Where: Pin’s Bowling CentreWhat: Candlepin Bowling similar to regular bowling but with a smaller ball size and three balls...

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