The countdown is on to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, with the details of one of the Games’ longest running traditions to be unveiled next week.
On Sunday November 20, the highly-anticipated Queen’s Baton design and the international sector of the relay will be revealed at an exclusive function at Jupiters Gold Coast. The event will feature a special stage spectacular starring Borobi, dance troupes and high-profile athletes with cutting-edge technology.
The Queen’s Baton Relay is a Games tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride and excites people about the world-class festival of sports and culture to come.
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Unlike the Olympic Torch, of which there are many in one relay, there is only one Queen’s Baton that is passed between thousands of people around the world.
In a coup for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay is also set to be the longest in Commonwealth Games history, travelling for 388 days across all Commonwealth nations and territories.
The GC2018 Queen’s Baton Relay will kick off at Buckingham Palace on 13 March 2017 – Commonwealth Day – for its journey around the world before arriving on the Gold Coast just ahead of the Games.
The GC2018 Queen’s Baton reveal is exclusively invitation-only, however we are giving you the chance to win a family pass to attend the event. ENTER HERE: mygc.com.au/win-tickets-gc2018-queens-baton-design-reveal/.
For more information on the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, visit: gc2018.com/