If you're a fan of the World Masters Games, you may be interested in these other global multi-sports events for masters age competitors.
Huntsman World Senior Games
The Huntsman Senior Games is a unique multi-sport event for men and women aged 50 plus that welcomes around 11,000 athletes each year. The event is held in St. George, Utah, USA, annually and in 2015 will run from October 5 to 17. From archery to volleyball, 27 diverse sports are on offer with events open to sportspeople of all capabilities For additional information on the Huntsman World Senior Games visit the web at www.seniorgames.net.
Australian Masters Games
The Australian Masters Games is regarded as one of the premier and greatest sporting events in Australia and in 2017 Tasmania’s North West will play host. From Saturday 21 October to Saturday 28 October 2017 over 6,000 athletes and supporters will be playing amongst some of the most picturesque landscapes in Australia including, Cradle Mountain, Lake St. Clair and the beautiful Cradle Coast. With over 40 sports to participate in there is something for everyone, the only criterion is, you must meet the minimum age requirement. The Games will also host social events throughout the week highlighting some of Tasmania’s freshest produce, wine and scenery. It will be an unforgettable week in the wilderness of Tasmania’s North West and one not to miss.
For more information, go to www.australianmastersgames.com
Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games
The 10th biennial Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held from 5 to 13 November 2016 on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. More than 13,000 participants from Queensland, interstate and overseas will converge on one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations to compete in more than 40 sports and celebrate with a jam-packed entertainment program at the Games Village. 2016 is the year to ‘Play it, Live it, Love it!’ Come and play at www.mastersgames.com.au.
New Zealand Masters Games
The New Zealand Masters Games is the largest annual multisport event in New Zealand. This 10-day event with 55 different sports from the 3 -12 February 2017 in Whanganui is a must-attend competition. Since its inception in 1989, the New Zealand Masters Games has grown from humble beginnings of 1500 entrants competing across 29 sports to today with more than 5,000 participants. The social calendar is as full as the sporting one, with a range of leisure activities available day and night. After a busy day of sport, you will enjoy top class entertainment at the Games Village. To register or for additional information on the New Zealand Masters Games please visit www.nzmg.com