The IMGA Masters Games are being organised already since 1985. Soon they will be around for 40 years ! Since then, the event has grown to be the biggest multi-sport event for mature athletes.

Whether you like a healthy dose of competition in one of the many sports, whether you come alone or with a bunch of friends, whether you are 30 or 80 years old, whether you come from Europe, the Asia – Pacific, America or Africa, we give you 5 good reasons to plan your next trip to the IMGA Masters Games.

So why do you need to be there ? Because..

1. Because everybody is welcome at the IMGA Masters Games

You don’t find any other event as diverse as the IMGA Masters Games. Offering unlimited diversity in age, nationalities, levels, sports and abilities, our events give you that true once – in – a – lifetime experience.

The multitude of different sports on the program give the opportunity to any sport lover to find something to their liking. From the opening ceremony with the athletes parade, to the medal ceremonies during the event for every age group in each sport, the athletes are the everyday heroes of the event, and it is all about celebrating the love for sport and friendships between mature sports people together.

2. Because the event offers the best combination of sport, health, fun and travel

We all know by now a healthy lifestyle is important to maintain good physical and mental health. So, what is more fun than setting yourself some sportive goals and immerse yourself in the Masters sport community to inspire and be inspired by other like – minded people, just like you! Combine this with the opportunity to travel to and experience unique locations around the world and you have the ultimate combination to enjoy life!

3. Because it is the biggest multi – sport event in the world

Our extraordinary events attract thousands of amateur and professional sports people who come to test their level in one of the sports on the program. Our flagship event, the World Masters Games, attracts over 25.000 athletes from all over the world.

With a vibrant master’s village and full entertainment program around the sports competitions, the event has a non-stop festive atmosphere all along the 10 – 14 days.

4. Because you’ll experience a camaraderie and a unique, magical atmosphere that is hard to find anywhere else

Ask any previous participant…Being at the IMGA Masters Games is a unique experience that brings you a feeling that is just indescribable. The concept of bringing thousands of sports lovers together from different backgrounds, ages and levels is something that will fill your heart with joy and leaves you with many memories and even more new friends, after the event has come to an end. Ready to look forward to the next one!

5. Because you discover beautiful, vibrant places and cultures all over the world

What makes the event so appealing for athletes from so many different nationalities is that it is held in vibrant, exciting locations around the world. The event showcases the hospitality, beautiful scenery and rich cultural heritage from each host city or region. You’re sure to get the full experience of the country and have an amazing holiday at the same time, possibly with the whole family, before or after the event.

Are you ready to experience your first Masters Games festival? Don’t wait any longer and make sure you don’t miss out on our events next year:

-> Register now for Jeonbuk, South Korea: 12 – 20 May 2023
-> Register now for Tampere, Finland: 26 June – 9 July 2023

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