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2019 Flame Arrival Ceremony

Sponsored by SmartyPants Vitamins

Saturday, June 15, 2019,  7pm Mountain Time, Downtown Albuquerque - Civic Plaza 

Let's get the party started! The festivities will be held at the Civic Plaza in the Heart of Downtown Albuquerque.  Athletes and Albuquerque locals will mingle and celebrate the opening of The Games as the torch flame arrives and ignites the ceremonial cauldron.

 

Olympic Day

Every June, the United States Olympic Committee encourages communities to nationwide to host Olympic Day events to promote fitness and Olympic ideas.  The 2019 National Senior Games presented by Humana will host several Olympians and youth with an event designed to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games focusing on values such as fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship. New Mexico Olympians will share their personal Olympic stories along with a key Olympic value. 

 

Celebration of Athletes

Wednesday, June 19, 2019,  7pm Mountain Time, University of New Mexico - Dreamstyle Stadium

This is a combination opening and closing ceremony held in the middle of the event schedule that celebrates the achievements of the athletes. Here is where the pageantry happens, including a stirring Parade of Athletes and a warm welcome is extended by the host cities, celebrities and dignitaries.

March in with your fellow athletes representing your State! 

 

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