Program

Official poster of the 2021 edition. We find 6 athletes practicing sports in an explosion of powder colors.

From April 23 to May 2, the Défi sportif AlterGo presented a hybrid formula to get young people moving and bring the whole community together. Thanks to the replay, stream the highlights of the 38th edition by clicking on the titles of the special events in the program!

 

JournéeHeureÉvénement
April 23rdAll week Logo de la plateforme ArtstepsVirtual exhibition : Défi sportif AlterGo – de 1984 à aujourd'hui
April 23rdAll week (The challenge starts on April 12)Logo de Facebook.Virtual Boccia Challenge*
April 23rd7:00 to 8:00 p.m.By invitation only«Bingo sportif» for the volunteers
April 26th10:00 to 10:30 a.m.Logo de Facebook.Opening Ceremony*
April 27th8:30 to 8:40 a.m.Logo de Facebook.Tuesday Kick-Off / Warm-Up*
April 27th9:00 to 9:20 a.m.Logo de Facebook.Award Ceremony from Club de la médaille d’or*
April 27th9:30 am to 10:30 amLogo de Facebook.Panel : Défi sportif AlterGo – De la relève à l’élite presented by RDS*
April 28th9:00 to 9:10 a.m.Logo de Facebook.Wednesday Kick-Off / Warm-Up*
April 28thAll dayAt participating schoolsMini-marathon
April 29th9:00 to 9:10 a.m.Logo de Facebook.Thursday Kick-Off / Warm-Up*
April 30th9:00 to 9:10 a.m.Logo de Facebook.Friday Kick-Off / Warm-Up*
April 30th11 a.m. to 12 p.m.Logo de Facebook.Panel : En route vers les Jeux paralympiques presented by Loto-Québec*
June 1sth7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Logo de Facebook.
Logo de Vimeo.
Gala Défi sportif AlterGo*

*Possibility of replaying the event

 

Virtual exhibition : Défi sportif AlterGo – de 1984 à aujourd’hui

What did the Défi sportif AlterGo look like in the 1980s? Black and white and color photographs await you in our virtual archive room! Take a stroll through an open-air 3D environment and click on the framed photos to enlarge them and read descriptions of each. Some of the photos will surely bring back fond memories! If you are not familiar with the Défi sportif AlterGo, come and discover adapted sports and the important actors of the event by clicking this link.

 

Virtual Boccia Challenge

The Défi sportif AlterGo presented a virtual boccia challenge in collaboration with the Association québécoise des sports pour paralytiques cérébraux and Boccia Canada. Participants had to create or reproduce a boccia skills challenge. Participants had to create or reproduce a boccia skills challenge. Click on this link to watch the highlights!

 

Opening ceremony

Watch the launch of the 38th edition of the Défi sportif AlterGo by clicking this link! The host of the event, Jean-Marie Lapointe, spokesperson for the Défi sportif AlterGo for 20 years, is accompanied by several personalities such as Isabelle Charest, Minister of Education and singer Ludovick Bourgeois!

 

Kick-offs 

Even though the 2021 edition is over, there’s still time to get moving! Get active with Tamara Journeau’s warm-ups specially designed for the Défi sportif AlterGo 2021.

 

Award Ceremony from Club de la médaille d’or

It all starts with a dream. The dream, one day, to be at the top of one’s sport, to be on the top step of the podium. However, many hopeful athletes do not reach their full potential because of a lack of adequate support. Attend the presentation of the first-ever bursary to several up-and-coming Quebec athletes by clicking on this link. The event, hosted by Sandra Sassine, Olympian in fencing and President of the Gold Medal Club, is a great opportunity for you to get to know these young people who represent our future Quebec champions.

 

Panel : Défi sportif AlterGo –  De la relève à l’élite presented by RDS

Athletes of all levels come together to talk about their experiences at the Défi sportif AlterGo, the importance of the Défi sportif AlterGo and the importance of sport in their lives. Host Nancy Audet is surrounded by panelists Chantal Petitclerc, spokesperson for the Défi sportif AlterGo, Marylou Martineau, member of the national boccia team, Woody Belfort, developmental wheelchair basketball player and Jonathan Daigle, young parahockey hopeful.

Watch the discussion by clicking on this link!

 

Mini-marathon

The popular mini-marathon was presented under a different format! Participating schools hosted their own mini-marathon at their own school. Watch highlights of this competition by clicking on this link!

 

Panel : En route vers les Jeux paralympiques presented by Loto-Québec

Paralympic athletes are showing boundless strength and discipline. Find out how athletes, coaches, and other stakeholders have experienced the postponing of the Tokyo Paralympic Games and what preparations are required in the current context. Hosted by parahockey player Jean Labonté, this panel features Mario Delisle, national coach of the Canadian boccia team, José Rebelo, member of the national paravolleyball team, and Catherine Gosselin-Després, executive director of the Canadian Paralympic Committee.

Click on this link to watch the discussion!