The 10th edition of the Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held on the Gold Coast from 5 to 13 November.
Over 13,000 participants from each state and territory of Australia, as well as visitors from more than 20 overseas countries, will take part in 44 sports during 10 days of competition while contributing to an estimated economic impact greater than $19 million.
Sport will be played at a number of the region’s world-class venues including two of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games locales, the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre and Coomera Indoor Sports Centre.
Masters will be present both on and off the field when a swag of legendary Australian entertainers including Ross Wilson, Angry Anderson and Sean Kelly grace the stage as part of the live nightly entertainment program hosted by Jupiters Gold Coast and the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Also providing entertainment to participants during the event will be a host of games ambassadors engaging with competitors at the sports venues, in the Games Village and everywhere in between.
The 2016 Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games have finished with a gold medal performance.
Mark Rose’s list of firsts is growing. First time ‘the other side of 50’. First time in Division One at the Gold Coast Table Tennis Association. First Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games. And now his first games gold.
Cerebral palsy hasn’t stopped Paul Rankin from diving into the deep end of success. Today he wowed the judges with his outstanding diving ability at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre, finishing his first Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games with two silver medals.
Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games tenpin bowling regular, Rockhampton’s Judith Buehow, 79, today added another gold medal to her already bulging trophy cabinet.
It was a ‘royal’ family affair at the Jupiters Pan Pacific Masters Games this morning with two-time Olympian David Smith and is son, 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medallist, Dane Bird-Smith helping out at the 10.5km race walk.