17th Australian Masters
Approximately 8,000 participants from across Australia and overseas. The event does not impose any qualifying standards and is open to anyone who meets the age requirements of their sport of choice, which in most sports is 30 years.
Participants from the following countries have entered to date:
Australia, Brunei, Canada, China, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palau, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, United States.
The 17th Australian Masters Games is managed by UniSport Australia Limited under the direction of the Confederation of Australian Sport.
Organisationally, the Games are tracking well with entries on target to exceed the 7,910 event participants from 2015 (the last time the Games were held in Adelaide). 75% of the entries received to date come from interstaters or international competitors from 17 different countries. A team of sport convenors and volunteers are preparing to deliver the 51 sports, being held across over 70 of Adelaide’s finest sports venues. Some strong event partnerships are also in place to add to the participant experience, including:
- Adelaide Convention Centre as the host venue for the Games Expo and Games Village
- Official charity partner, the Heart Foundation
- Adelaide based Sports Centre as the official merchandise supplier to the Games
- All Sports Travel as the official Games travel partner
- National Seniors Australia as the official healthy aging partner
Games general manager Gary O’Donnell encouraged anyone over the age of 30 years to consider participation in this year’s event, and local businesses to get behind the Games.
Participants can access the reduced Games entry fee of $110 through the Early Bird entry period, which extends to Friday 2 August.
Enter now at www.AustralianMastersGames.com
The Australian Masters Games is proudly sponsored by the South Australian Tourism Commission through Events South Australia.
For media enquiries please contact:
Games Media and Communications
T: (03) 9822 7110 or 0409 989 409