St. Andrew’s School to Host 12th Annual HFCRD Cultural Hand Games Tournament

  Posted: March 28, 2018

Holy Family Catholic Regional Division (HFCRD) is pleased to announce that St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie will host the 12th Annual HFCRD Cultural Hand Games Tournament on Friday April 13th.  Each year, elementary and junior high students from across the division form teams and compete in this day-long tournament hosted by an HFCRD school.  The Hand Games Tournament is just one of the many ways that HFCRD infuses First Nations culture in all schools.

“Our school is looking forward to hosting this year’s Hand Games Tournament and we invite our community to watch this traditional First Nations game,” said St. Andrew’s School Principal Marc Lamoureux.  “This event is a wonderful celebration that gives students the opportunity to learn more about First Nations culture.  We are looking forward to this great event!”

The public is invited from 10:00am to 2:00pm to watch the teams in action in the school gymnasium.  The public event schedule is as follows:

  • 10:00am Grand Entry
  • 10:30am Tournament Begins
  • 12:00pm Lunch Break
  • 1:30pm Awards and presentation