Over 13,000 athletes expected to compete at Pan Pacific Masters Games this November

More than 13,000 athletes from over 30 countries will converge on the Gold Coast later this year for one of the largest sporting events in the city since the Commonwealth Games.

The 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held from the 2 – 11 of November, with thousands of competitors to battle it out in more than 40 sports, as well as enjoy a jam-packed nightly entertainment program.

Events Management Queensland CEO Cameron Hart said the biennial event provides an opportunity for the over 30s to play their favourite sport and enjoy much-loved entertainers with old and new friends on the Gold Coast.


“The beauty of this event is that it allows both former champions and those who never quite made it to compete side-by-side in a friendly environment where no qualification is required,” said Mr Hart.

“After the day’s play has wrapped up, opponents become friends and the Games Village is buzzing with the camaraderie for which the event is renowned.

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Live nightly entertainment is a feature of the event. PHOTO: Supplied by Pan Pacific Masters Games

“Throw in some world-famous beaches, a lush hinterland and an idyllic spring climate and you have a recipe for an unforgettable Queensland experience.”

Entries are open for those wishing to take part in the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games, however the early bird fees finish on September 2. There is no qualifying standards or times participants require to compete, however competitors need to meet the minimum age for each sport, which is usually 30 years of age.

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The event is renowned for its camaraderie. PHOTO: Supplied by Pan Pacific Masters Games

For more information, visit: mastersgames.com.au.

This is a sponsored editorial brought to you by Pan Pacific Masters Games.


Carla is a full time journalist, presenter and announcer for 102.9 Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au, joining the team towards the end of 2011. When she is isn’t busy presenting all of myGC’s videos, bringing you the latest news or chatting live on air, Carla will often be found scoping out the hottest local events. Carla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Bond University, where she graduated with number of First in Class and Dean’s List of Academic Excellence awards. Carla is also a well-regarded MC, singer and actor. Some of her credits include hosting the Australia’s Next Top Model Queensland Auditions for Foxtel, guest starring on Toybox for Channel Seven, and performing as Mrs Banks in The Arts Centre Gold Coast’s production of Mary Poppins.

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