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The 1993 Games saw representation from all ten provinces and the two territories. The United States was represented by teams from Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, Montana and Washington.
The games consisted of two components: sport and culture. The sporting component included competition in 14 events: archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, canoeing, golf, rifle shooting, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field, volleyball and wrestling. The competitions were held in four age groups (for both male and female): Bantam (13 and under), Midget (14 to 15 yrs.), Juvenile (16 to 17 yrs.) and senior (18 yrs. and over). The cultural component of the games was illustrated through a massive cultural festival that took place throughout the week.
The cultural festival included: daily multicultural performers, Aboriginal talent show, old time Jamboree, arts and craft show, powwow and round dance, Miss Indigenous Games pageant, Aboriginal fashion show, rodeo, international food fair and a concert featuring Kashtin.
The 1993 games proved to be a success despite a large funding shortfall. It had been anticipated by organizers that the Federal Government would contribute approximately $900,000. toward the operation of the games. The Federal government allocation towards the games came in at $203,000. - which amounts to 2.5 % of the amount allocated by the Federal Government to the Jeux Canada Summer Games. The province provided another $100,000., and corporate sponsors contributed $250,000.
"We can't allow governments to dictate our development because of funding, " said Arcand. "Considering this is only our second games, pulling it off with a minimal amount of dollars says a lot for the commitment and leadership in Saskatchewan."