9:00 AM - Cajundome Doors Open
9:00 AM - Survivor "Check-In” Begins (Cajundome
10:00 AM - Opening Ceremonies (Cajundome
(Includes the Survivor Walk, National Anthem, brief prayer, and announcement of
Competitive games: Begin after Opening Ceremonies - 3:30pm
Non-competitive games: Begin after Opening Ceremonies - 4:00pm
Survivor Area: 10:00am - 4:00pm (rest area for survivors)
Food: 10:30am - runs out
Bake Sale: 10:00am - runs out
1:00 PM – Survivor Registration Area closes
3:30 PM – Competitive Games end; Medals available at
4:00 PM – Games of Acadiana ends
Opening Ceremonies Details:
Each year Games of Acadiana begins with Opening Ceremonies at 10:00am in the Cajundome. All cancer survivors are invited to take a short victory walk from the back of the Cajundome to the front while the crowd cheers. (Survivors should register beginning at 9:00am in Cajundome lobby to participate in short walk). After a guest artist performs the national anthem, a brief prayer and announcement of honorees, the games begin!
*Survivors can check in from 9:00am - 1:00pm to receive a survivor t-shirt (sizes first come, first served). Survivors should be there by 9:45am to participate in short Survivor Walk during Opening Ceremonies.