August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick

August 17th and 18th - Skmaqn-Port-La-Joye-Fort Amherst (Prince Edward Island)


Friday, August 16th, 2019

ACADIAN golf tournament 2019

The ACADIAN golf tournament 2019 will be held on Friday, August 16th, 2019 at the Mill River GC situated in Woodstock, Prince Edward Island. This friendly tournament is organized jointly by the Arsenault / Haché-Gallant families and the Comité régional des Jeux de l’Acadie de l’Î.-P.-É.

If you would like more information or wish to register, please go to the Comité régional des Jeux de l’Acadie de l’Î.-P.-É. website. You can also register by contacting the Comité régional des Jeux de l’Acadie de l’Î.-P.-É. secretariat at 902-439-2791 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

9:00 am – 1:00 pm:
- Registration & Information

10:00 am – 4:00 pm:
- Craft display

10:00 am to 11:00 am:
- Guided tour of site (English and French)

11:00 am – 1:00 pm:
- Lunch opportunities onsite (canteen)

10:00 am – 4:00 pm:
- Games and activities for children

1:00 pm:
- Official opening and Mi'kmaq ceremony

2:00 pm:
- Continued guided tours of site

2:00 pm:
- First presentation (English and French)
Michel Goudreau - Les Haché dit Gallant - Familles Rebelles (French)
Jean Bernard -The Gallants of PEI (English)

3:00 pm:
- Second presentation (English and French)
Michel Goudreau - The Hachés and Gallants : Acadian Rebels (English)
Jean Bernard - Les Gallants de l'Î-P-É (French)

4:00 pm:
- Free time to explore

6:00 p.m:
- Banquet and social evening at Carrefour de l’Isle-Saint-Jean - Testimonial to Melvin Gallant SOLD OUT

Concurrent activities:

9:30 am – 12:30 pm Assistance with genealogy research (in tent)

Artefacts display (in  Visitor Center)

The Deportation of Island Acadians (in Visitor Center) --video presentation with Georges Arsenault

10:00 am – 4:00 pm Craft displays, book and souvenir sales (in tents)

Childrens’ activities, Mi’kmaq displays (on site grounds

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

9:30 am:
- Site open for exploring

10:30 am:
- Bilingual Mass (in big tent)

11:30 am:
- AGM -Association des familles Haché Gallant d’Amérique - for members 

12:30 pm:
- Guided tours of site (English & French)

11:30 am – 2:00 pm
-  Lunch opportunities on site (purchase at canteen or bring your own)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
- Ticket sales for Lennie Gallant concert-for non  -registered participants (on ite grounds)

2:00 pm – 4:15 pm
- Lennie Gallant concert -free for registered participants (on concert stage)

4:30 pm:
- Closing ceremonyand Until We Meet Again in 2024 in Nova Scotia

Concurrent activities:

12:00 noon – 2:00 pm The Deportation of Island Acadians ( in Visitor Center) - video presentation with Georges Arsenault  


12:00 noon – 4:00 pm Craft displays, book & souvenir sales (in tents)

Artefacts display (in Visitor Center)

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Childrens’ activities , Mi’kmaq displays (on site grounds)                                                                                                         

Assistance with genealogy research (in tent)

Note: Spaces for handicapped are available and site is wheelchair accessible.

Registration cost: Adult - $30, Student and pre-schooler - free
Banquet cost: Adult – $29 (tax inc), child (6 to 12 yrs) – $12 (tax inc), infant (0 to 5 yrs) – free

Choice of entrée: 1) meat 2) fish 3) special need (please specify on your registration form)

Please note that this is very busy time of year. See Tourism PEI (accommodations) to reserve lodging as soon as possible.
Here is another rooming possibility for August , 2019. University of PEI - Andrew Hall 1-902-566-0442 call between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.

All registrations are made via CMA 2019 website.

For more information:

Tilmon Gallant: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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