The following press release courtesy of VANOC:
Tickets for the Opening Ceremony and five sports (64 medal events) of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games go on sale today – May 6, 2009 at 10:00 am (Pacific Time) on a first-come, first-served basis.
Big Experience, Small Price:
Individual ticket prices to sport events start at $15. Group ticket prices — available for most sport events for groups of 20 or more people — are just $10. Tickets for the spectacular Opening Ceremony range from $30 to $175!
How to buy your Paralympic tickets:
Step 1: To purchase tickets, visit vancouver2010.com/tickets any time after 10:00 am on May 6. You can sign in to your existing ticketing account or register now if you have not participated before. Your Vancouver 2010 ticketing account is used for both Olympic and Paralympic ticket purchases.
Step 2: Search for sports and events — click on the session you want to add to your shopping cart.
Step 3: Select a price level and quantity of tickets then complete your purchase!
Visit vancouver2010.com to learn more about the Paralympic Winter Games, including sport information, the Competition Schedule and ticket prices.
Exclusive to Vancouver 2010 account holders:
• A collector-grade pin featuring Paralympic mascot Sumi with his 2010 Winter Games tickets along with a commemorative lanyard and ticket holder pouch to keep tickets secure and easily accessible – $23.00, including delivery.
• The Official Commemorative Book of the XXI Olympic Winter Games and the X Paralympic Winter Games at a 30% discount.
BC residents — Pick up a copy of The Vancouver Sun on May 9, or The Province on May 10 for a special Paralympic-themed supplement, featuring stories, athlete bios, in-depth information on ticketing, and the entire sport schedule.
Thank you for your support of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games.
Vancouver 2010 Ticketing Team