FI-P-472

Organization: Organizing Committees for the Pan American Games
Product: Brochure
Year: 1967


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Pan-Am at a Glance 

The Fifth Pan-American Games will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from July 22 to August 7, 1967, the first time the Games have been held in Canada.

The Pan-American Games are the “Olympics of the Western Hemisphere”, and are staged every four years, one year prior to the world Olympic Games.

The Pan-American Games were first held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1951. Since then they have been held in Mexico City (1955), Chicago (1959), and Sao Paulo, Brazil (1963).

Thirty-three countries are eligible to compete in the Pan-American Games, and at least 25 will enter the Fifth Games. Eligible countries are:

  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Guyana
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Dominican
  • Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Antilles
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru Puerto Rico
  • Surinam
  • United States
  • Venezuela
  • Uruguay
  • Trinidad & Tobago

Pan-American Games
July 22-August 7, 1967
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Symbol of the 1967 Games represents a track athlete with the Canadian maple leaf on his track shirt, with his arms outstretched in a sign of welcome to the athletes and visitors from the Pan-American nations.

There are twenty-three official sports on the Games calendar, plus two exhibition sports.

These are:

  • Track & Field
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Judo
  • Boxing
  • Diving
  • Field Hockey
  • Gymnastics
  • Rowing
  • Swimming
  • Soccer
  • Shooting 
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Yachting
  • Softball (Ex)
  • Water Polo
  • Wrestling
  • Canoeing (Ex)

Games events will be held at sites throughout Greater Winnipeg and in nearby towns.

Tickets, available individually or in “packages” range generally from $1.00 to $3.50 per event. Packages are priced from $4.00 for practice sessions to $40.00, for top seats at selected events.

Complete schedule of events and ticket price list, is available from the Travel Bureau, your travel agent, or from: Pan-American Games Society, P.0. Box 1435, Winnipeg 1, Manitoba.

Accommodation is available in selected private homes as well as in motels, hotels, and other commercial establishments. Requests should be directed to the Games office.


Source

The physical version of this product is part of the Federal identity archive.