Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games 2016
When: 5th to 13th November, 2016
Where: Gold Coast
From the 5th to the 13th of November, the Gold Coast will once again host the biennial Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games, the event now in it's 10th year!
The slogan for the event is ‘Play it, Live it, Love it’ and an anticipated 13,000 people are expected to live by this mantra when they hit the Gold Coast to participate.
Open to those over the age of 30, there are more than 40 sports on offer, with no qualifying standards or times required to enter, it really is an event for everybody.
Here are some of the sports involved in the Pan Pacific Masters Games:
Archery, Athletics, Baseball, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Calisthenics, Cricket, Cycling, Diving, , Equestrian, Football, Futsal, Golf, Hockey, Judo, Lawn Bowls, Netball, Rowing, Rugby League and Union, Sailing, Shooting, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Swimming Open Water, Taekwondo, Tennis, Tenpin Bowling, Touch and Volleyball, plus more!
The Games Village for the Pan Pacific Masters Games will be hosted by Jupiters Casino which is just a short stroll down the Gold Coast Highway from Bel Air on Broadbeach.
Nearby Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre will host the opening and closing ceremonies. Judo & Ju-Jitsu will also be held at this location.
There will also be a comprehensive Sport and Leisure Expo during the games at the GCCEC from the 3rd to the 6th of November. Over 85% of participants are expected to visit and the expo features competitor drawcards of merchandise on sale, sports medicine centre and games information featuring results, sports information and engraving.
Kurrawa Beach will be the host venue for the Athletics Distance Running (Beach Mile) and the Beach Volleyball.
Now, it’s not all work and no play for the participants at the Pan Pacific Masters Games!
Paul Christie's Rockhouse will headline the opening ceremony on the 5th of November. This is a night not to be missed! Fronted by Daddy Cool and Mondo Rock singer Ross Wilson, and Rose Tattoo frontman Angry Anderson.
Then on the 6th of November the 'Oils, Angels and Divinyls Show' will open the new Games Village located at Jupiters Gold Coast.
On Wednesday the 9th of November prepare to be rocked by KillerQueen tribute band.
The closing ceremony on Saturday the 12th of November will cap off a great week when Absolutely 80s present their 'Ten Years Young' anniversary tour.
For more information visit Pan Pacific Masters Games.
Bel Air on Broadbeach is your perfect accommodation choice, whether attending an event at the nearby Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre or planning a Gold Coast holiday. Book your Pan Pacific Masters Games accommodation today! CLICK HERE
Posted (Fri August 2016)