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Get.Out.Out.Do.

Canada's Biggest Festival of Sport
University of Guelph
July 6-7th, 2024

 

12 SPORTS

ATHLETES OF ALL LEVELS

3 DAYS

1 BIG FESTIVAL

OUR MISSION

At The GOOD Games, we ignite the universal passion for sport by fostering a festival where all are welcome to celebrate, compete, and connect through sport. With our unique blend of sport competition, entertainment, and family-friendly physical activities, and challenges, we place the transformative power of sport on the center stage โ€” enhancing physical, mental, and communal well-being.

WE ARE ON INSTAGRAM

We're On Instagram
The energy is BACK! 

We're throwing it back to The GOOD Games 2022, where these incredible women brought their A-game to our outdoor court. The competition was fierce, the skills were impressive, and the smiles were contagious.

This year, our good friends at Total Sport Solutions will see us bringing back the outdoor basketball court for even more friendly competition and unforgettable moments. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a casual player, there's a spot for you to hoop it up with us.

Who's ready to hit the court and show us what they've got? Register at https://raceroster.com/events/2024/82636/the-good-games-2024 

See you at the games July 6th & 7th!

 #GetOutOutDo #LivGood #londonont #burlingtonontario #CambridgeOn #TheGOODGames #festivalofsport #3v3basketball #guelph #universityofguelph
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of The GOOD Games 2024! 

Helen and Mike, collaborating with the incredible team at @uofguelph to bring you the most exciting and innovative sports festival yet. 

This timelapse captures just a glimpse of the passion, creativity, and hard work that went into planning this year's event.  From brainstorming sessions to logistical planning, every detail was carefully considered to ensure an unforgettable experience for our community.

We're so grateful for the support and expertise of our partners at the #UniversityofGuelph. Together, we're creating a space where everyone can celebrate the joy of movement and the power of sport. 

Mark your calendars for July 6th & 7th and get ready to experience The GOOD Games 2024 like never before!

 #GetOutOutDo #universityofguelph #freefestival #NextBigThing #sportforlife #ottawa #Kitchener #SloPitchON #sportforlifesportforall #soccer #volunteers #nextbigthing #kitchener #GuelphEvents #SummerFun #guelphontario #LivGood #GetReadyForAction #burlington #mastersathletics
BOOM! This is what happens when you unleash the power of the GOOD Games spirit! This GOOD Games athlete sends one flying out of the park.

The energy is ELECTRIC at The GOOD Games Slo-Pitch Tournament! 

Witness these incredible athletes in action, experience the thrill of the game, and celebrate the spirit of competition!

Don't miss out on the excitement! Join us at the Guelph University Campus on July 6th and 7th for a weekend of unforgettable slo-pitch action!
#GetOutOutDo #LivGOOD
#ontario #guelph #hamiltonont #Kitchener #cambridgeont 
#GOODGamesSloPitch #HomeRunHero #SloPitchNation #PlayBall #Sportsmanship #Community #TeamSpirit #UnleashThePower #BigHit
Calling all trail runners and nature lovers! 

The GOOD Games is thrilled to host our epic Trail Race on Sunday, July 7th, amidst the beautiful Guelph Arboretum! 

Whether you're a seasoned trail runner or just looking for a new challenge, our race offers two distances to choose from:

* 5K - Perfect for beginners or those seeking a shorter, faster course.
* 10K - A classic trail distance for those looking for a moderate challenge.

Each course will take you through the arboretum's breathtaking scenery, winding through lush forests and offering great views. After crossing the finish line, celebrate your accomplishment with fellow runners at our festival grounds!

Ready to lace up your trail shoes and experience the thrill of the trails? Sign up now at: https://raceroster.com/events/2024/82636/the-good-games-2024

Share this post with your running buddies and tag us in your training photos using #GetOutOutDo! We can't wait to see you at the starting line on July 7th! 
 
@athletics_ontario_running #TrailRunning #TrailRace #RunWild #NatureLover #GetOutside #Adventure #ActiveLifestyle #Fitness #Motivation #ChallengeYourself #Guelph #Arboretum #livGOOD #TheGoodGames #canada #ontario #toronto #hamilton #londonont #Kitchener #kitchener #TrailRace #burlington #burlingtonontario #CambridgeOn #runners #trailrunninglife
This young fan wasn't just watching โ€“ he was learning, dreaming, and getting inspired for his turn at bat.  Proof that the love of the game starts early, and with the right encouragement, can grow into a lifelong passion. We love what we do. This is The transformational power of sport. This is The GOOD Games.

#sportforlife #livGOOD #TheGoodGames #NextBigThing #sports #ontario #Kitchener #guelph #hamilton #toronto #ottawa #saskatchewan #GetOutOutDo #londonont #canada #freefestival #universityofguelph #SloPitchON @slopitchontario
The Devlan Dead Hang Competition is BACK, baby! Thanks to our awesome partners at Devlan Construction, we're bringing back this fan-favorite challenge to The GOOD Games. Think you've got the grip strength to win?  Start training NOW - bragging rights (and prizes!)

 #GetOutOutDo #TheGoodGames #PowerOfPartnership #livGOOD #guelph #freefestival #deadhangchallenge  #TheGoodGames #DevlanConstruction #DeadHangChallenge

ARTICLES

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The GOOD Games – Media Backgrounder

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THE GOOD GAMES โ€“ CANADAโ€™S BIGGEST FESTIVAL OF SPORT โ€“ BECOMES A STOP ON THE โ€œROAD TO THE MASTERS INDIGENOUS GAMESโ€

Elite and recreational athletes come together for a festival of contemporary and traditional sport, culture,…
Celebrating the transformative power of sport.

ABOUT THE GAMES

A combination of a multi-sport competition for athletes over the age of 20 and aย  free festival of sport open to all, The GOOD Games is the epitome of athletic celebration and the transformative power of sport. Athletes come to compete and push their limits, surrounded by a festival atmosphere like no other that invites sport lovers to engage, connect, and revel in the joy of fun and competition.

Itโ€™s about the love of the game and the shared excitement that sport brings. Whether youโ€™re competing for a medal or soaking in the energy of the festival, every participant is part of a passionate community of sport enthusiasts. It’s an experience that celebrates the fun of athletic excellence and the impact of sports on our lives.

THE GOOD GAMES
FESTIVAL

Imagine a place where the benefits of sport burst into life for all to experience โ€“ welcome to The GOOD Games. This is not your everyday festival; it is a vibrant arena where everyone can dive into dynamic sports challenges, witness elite and amateur athletes in thrilling competitions, and even rub shoulders with sports heroes.ย 

Itโ€™s a place where youโ€™re not just a spectator, but an active participant, rekindling your own spirit for sport.ย 

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

Great to see that it was for community, and not just athletes; I was able to bring my family, and we could all enjoy ourselves, even when I was not competing.

Adam T.Athlete

My husband and I participated in the Pickle Ball mixed doubles competition. It was so well organized with great courts, great venue and great camaraderie. Will definitely be back next year!!! Thank you for all of your efforts and hard work.

Amanda and Scott MAthlete

The Good Games was an awesome event for players and spectators. There seemed to be something for everyone of every age. Food trucks were a nice addition so you could grab a snack between games. Great event for the first year. It will only get bigger and better. Lots of fun!!

Games Participant

Congratulations to the organizers and volunteers for pulling off such an amazing event. The Good Games bar none was an overall amazing experience - looking forward to next year.

Jack