Frequently asked Questions

When will the next Pan Pacific Masters Games be?

The 2024 Pan Pacific Masters Games will take place on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from Friday 1 to Sunday 10 November 2024.

When do entries open?

Entries will open on Friday 1 March 2024 at 9:00am AEST (QLD time).

Do I have to qualify to compete in the Pan Pacific Masters Games or be of a particular standard?

There are no qualifying times or standards to compete. If you love your sport then these games are for you! The only criteria to compete is meeting the minimum age requirement for your sport.

Can I come from overseas to compete?

Yes absolutely, as long as you meet the age criteria for your sport and Australian/Queensland government traveller entry requirements, we welcome participants from all over the world!

What are the entry fees?

All competitors are required to pay a Games Fee and a Sport Fee. The Games Fee is paid once per competitor and then a Sport Fee is applicable for each sport you choose to play.

All Non-Playing Officials (e.g. team coaches, managers, scorers etc you wish to link to your team/crew) and Supporters are required to pay one entry fee and are not required to pay a sport fee.

Check out our Entry Fees on our Enter Page and Sports Fees via each individual Sports Page.

What Sports are available in 2024?

You can check out the list of sports for 2024 on our Sports Page.

The Sport I play is not on the list, can it be added?

We always welcome new sports to apply to be involved, please contact the local Gold Coast Branch, Queensland Body or State Body and ask them to put in an expression of interest to host your sport in 2024!

Can I play more than one sport?

Yes absolutely. Please just ensure that you check the sport schedule prior to registering for each sport dates and times to ensure there are no clashes.

I would like to enter a team sport but don’t have a team – can I still play?

Please utilise our Sport Bulletin Board to advertise your availability and search for teams looking for players.

Some sports also have a ‘Player Draft’ option where you can enter and pay for your chosen sport and the Sport Convenor will place you with a team.

Our team is short on players – can you help us to find some extra players?

Please utilise our Sport Bulletin Board to advertise your availability and search for individuals looking for a team to play with.

Do I have to be a registered member of a sporting club to participate in the Pan Pacific Masters Games?

No, however some sports may require you to become a member of the national, state, and/or affiliated body or purchase an event membership for insurance purposes.

Do I need to collect my accreditation before going to my Sport to compete?

All entrants will need to visit the check in centre to collect their accreditation prior to competing in their sport. Venue TBA.

Opening Hours:

Thursday 31 October12:00pm – 7:00pm
Friday 1 November8:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday 2 November8:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday 3 November8:00am – 5:00pm
Monday 4 November10:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday 5 November10:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 6 November10:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday 7 November10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 8 November10:00am – 4:00pm

If you are unable to collect your race number, you can have someone collect it on your behalf. Please provide them with a copy of your Confirmation PDF (link within your confirmation email).

How do I make changes to my current entry (additional sports? Update Personal Details? etc)

Please visit our Update your Entry page for details on how to make updates to your current entry – including additional sports, updating your personal details, transferring your entry to someone else etc.

I can no longer attend, can I have a refund?

Entries to the PPMG are non-refundable (unless and to the extent that EMQ is required to provide a refund or payment at law).

You can however transfer your entry to another participant via the change details portal at no cost. For more details on how to complete a transfer please visit our Update your Entry page.

Where can I find a copy of the PPMG Entry Terms and Conditions?

You can view a copy of our entry terms and conditions at the following link:

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