Miles Perret Cancer Services is holding their annual Games of Acadiana on Saturday, August 18th at the Cajundome and Convention Center, and they are looking for volunteers for this fun and important annual event. Over 1,200 volunteers are needed to help with everything from set up and check in, implementing the actual games, and also for the triathalon, which takes place on the same day. To sign up, you must be at least 16 years old. The Games are free and open to the public, feature over 60 games and activities, and are held from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

You can register to volunteer HERE, or by calling the Volunteer Coordinator at (337) 984-1920 for this family friendly event that honors 8-year old Miles Perret, who lost his battle with cancer in 1996. According to their official website 'Miles Perret Cancer Services is a resource center for individuals and their families fighting, surviving, and living with cancer. They are here to provide emotional support, guidance, programs, and most of all, hope.' Sign up today to get your spot, y'all!

Schedule of Events

  •   9:00 AM - Convention Center Doors Open
  •   9:00 AM - Survivor "Check-In” Begins (Convention Center Lobby)
  •   10:00 AM - Opening Ceremonies (Convention Center)
  •   1:00 PM - Survivor Registration Area closes
  •   4:00 PM - Games of Acadiana ends