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The GOOD Games

Canada's Biggest Festival of Sport
University of Guelph
July 6-7th, 2024
Saturday: 9am - 11pm
Sunday: 9am - 6pm

 

12 SPORTS

ATHLETES OF ALL LEVELS

3 DAYS

1 BIG FESTIVAL

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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 — enhancing physical, mental, and communal well-being.

WE ARE ON INSTAGRAM

We're On Instagram
A big GOOD Games shoutout to @valentinihairdesign  for being a valued community partner! Thanks for your support in making The GOOD Games 2024 an unforgettable experience! 

#guelph #community # #GOODGames2024 #FamilyFun #cambridgeontario #Ontario #burlingtonontario #SportsFestival #LivGOOD #fergus #kitchener #universityofguelph
We're sending a HUGE shoutout to Courage Martial Arts, a valued community sponsor and incredible supporter of The GOOD Games! 

Get ready to witness the power and precision of martial arts as @courage_martial_arts  brings their exhilarating board-breaking activations to the festival. This is your chance to test your strength, focus, and technique under the guidance of their expert instructors. Kids and adults will have a blast breaking these boards.

Join us July 6th & 7th at the University of Guelph and discover the confidence and discipline that martial arts can instill.

Thank you, Courage Martial Arts, for empowering our community to be strong, brave, and unstoppable! 

#GOODGames2024 #CourageMartialArts #MartialArts #BoardBreaking #Guelph
🚀🚀🚀 2 weeks to go until The GOOD Games • Canada's Biggest Festival of Sport. 
Our @athleticsont sanctioned 5 and 10K trail race is through the beautiful and iconic Guelph Arboretum ‼️ Registration includes swag and a Harvey's Meal 🍔 (they're gonna be flipping burgers in our festival area)!!
Don't forget to plan to enjoy the festivities as we host 11 other sports, and a massive festival all within walking distance. Check out the full schedule of events on our pinned post! 
Don't miss out - Register today ‼️‼️‼️
https://raceroster.com/events/2024/82636/the-good-games-2024
Ever wanted to try your hand at cricket? 

Get ready to learn the ropes (and wickets and boundaries!) at The GOOD Games 2024 with the Ontario Schools Cricket Association!

Our OSCA friends will host fun "Learn to Play Cricket" activations for all ages and skill levels. Whether you're a curious newbie or a seasoned pro, you'll have a blast learning the ins and outs of this exciting global sport.

So grab your friends, family, and maybe even your cricket bat (if you have one!) and join us for a day of fun on the pitch.
See you at The GOOD Games, July 6th & 7th at the @uofguelph ! 

#GOODGames2024 #Cricket #LearnToPlay #ontarioschoolscricketassociation #Guelph #SportsForAll
Batter up!

 #LivGOOD #guelph #GetOutOutDo #universityofguelph #kitchener #cambridgeontario #fergus #niagarafallsontario #SportsFestival #Ontario #Community #guelphontario #GOODGames2024 #burlingtonontario #FamilyFun
We're thrilled to announce our partnership with @hpcguelph  The Health and Performance Center (HPC) at the @uofguelph ! Their expert team will be on-site at The GOOD Games, ready to care for any minor injuries that might occur during the festivities.

We're committed to creating a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone at The GOOD Games. With the HPC on our side, you can play with confidence and focus on having fun! 

#guelph #LivGOOD #GetOutOutDo

 #GetOutOutDo #LivGOOD #universityofguelph  #LivGOOD #GetOutOutDo

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Celebrating the transformative power of sport.

ABOUT THE GAMES

A combination of a multi-sport competition for athletes over the age of 20 and a  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.

It’s about the love of the game and the shared excitement that sport brings. Whether you’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 – 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. 

It’s a place where you’re not just a spectator, but an active participant, rekindling your own spirit for sport. 

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
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