Athlete registrations for World Masters Games 2017 close 3 March 2017 (NZT). You must register by this date if you plan to compete in the Games. Note that disciplines/events will close early if they reach capacity as numbers are strictly limited.

3 March 2017 is also the date by which teams must be registered and have met their minimum athlete numbers including essential non-playing official roles. Team minimums vary by sport and information is detailed in the Sports Information Guide for each sport.

Additional team members over and above team minimums can continue to join existing teams until 31 March 2017 however a late entry fee of $50 will apply.

Touch Sports Information Guide

See the Touch Sports Information Guide for Scheduling, Venue, along with other important competition information.

This will be updated regularly as further information comes to hand. Team draws will be confirmed closer to Games time once registrations have closed all teams are confirmed in the competition.

Competition Details



Proposed Age Categories

Masters Men Open: 30+, 35+, 40+, 45+, 50+, 55+

Masters Men Social: 30+, 40+

Masters Women Open: 27+, 35+, 40+, 45+

Masters Women Social: 27+

Mixed Men and Women Open: 35+

Mixed Seniors Open: Women 27+, Men 30+

Mixed Seniors Social: Women 27+, Men 30+; 40+

The age category you will compete in for Touch will be determined as at 31 December 2017.

For team sports, the category is based on the age of the youngest team member.

For example, if you are 39 during Games time but have turned 40 by 31 December 2017, you would compete in the 40+ age category.


Bruce Pulman Park will host all of World Masters Games 2017 Touch events. This  competition venue is located just over 30km south of Auckland Central.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How to Register

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