Date: March 18, 2013

Australian Masters Games – Registrations are now open!

Entries are now open at for this year’s event, which will be staged from Saturday 5 to Saturday 12 October in Geelong.

The Australian Masters Games is one of Australia’s largest multi sporting events, with everything from athletics to golf on offer. Entertainment and social activities including an opening and closing ceremony ensure it’s an event anyone 30 years and older should tick off their bucket list.
Geelong hosted the Australian Masters Games in 2009 and once again will show why it’s a world-class sporting destination.
Golf Victoria will be supporting this event by hosting 3 golf days on Monday 7, Thursday 10 and Friday 11 October, each including 3 different venues. Golf clubs hosting these individual stableford and stroke competitions are: 13th Beach, Barwon Heads, Lonsdale, Curlewis, Clifton springs & Portarlington. In addition 13th Beach Golf Links is hosting 2 days of team events on Sunday 6 & Tuesday 8 October.  
The registration process is simple and can be accessed through the Games website;, allowing teams and individual to register.
Australian Masters Games fast facts:
The Australian Masters Games is biennial sporting event that is regarded as one of the premier and largest mass participation events on the Australian sporting landscape.
The Games promote the importance of health and fitness for mature-aged individuals and also aim to stress the significance of balancing physical activity with social outcomes. In doing so, the Games highlight the myriad of attractions of sport – skill, achievement, competition, social interaction, and satisfaction.
2013 will be the 14th edition of the Australian Masters Games.
Saturday 5 October – Saturday 12 October, 2013
Geelong, Victoria is the host city of the XIV Australian Masters Games. Just an hour from Melbourne, Geelong is set on a sparkling bay with a well-developed and welcoming waterfront precinct, and an array of nearby tourist destinations.
Over 8,800 people from across Australia and overseas are expected to converge on Geelong for this week-long event. Participants will come from all walks of life – the only criteria is that they must be over 30 years of age at the time of the Games (selected sports such as gymnastics may have a lower minimum age). There is no maximum age or qualification criterion, only the minimum age requirement. There is also no limit to the number of events a person is allowed to compete in.
There will be close to 60 different sports on offer, ranging from athletics to croquet. The participating sports are available on the event website –
As well as an extensive sporting schedule, the Australian Masters Games will also comprise a variety of social events throughout the week, providing a festival atmosphere for both competitors and visitors to Geelong.