Cook Islands Games 2022

“Together as One, we move our Nation”…..“ Kia okotai tatou, ka arangatu te Ipukarea”

The Cook Islands Games 2022 will see athletes young and old, competing against each other in 25 sports, with a trophy awarded to the overall champion Island. It is a sporting festival that ignites passion, builds character, connects people and bonds Cook Islanders.

30 September 2022 - 15 October 2022

The Cook Islands Games represents all that is good in sport and is a celebration of our culture, our inclusive society, a bridge between community participation and sporting excellence and offers Cook Islanders of all ages and islands the opportunity to be part of our exciting sporting landscape.

From the sports enthusiast, the school child, the taro-swamp commentator, to the serious athlete - all can play, compete, and volunteer for the pride of their island.

The Cook Islands Games 2022 will see individual island teams and athletes young and old, compete against each other in 25 sports, with a trophy awarded to the overall champion island. The CIG will be jointly organised by the Cook Islands Sports & National Olympic Committee (CISNOC), the National Sports Federations and the Island Sports Associations.

It aims to be a meaningful and memorable sporting festival that ignites passion, builds character, connects people and bonds Cook Islanders.

The Objectives of the Games:

  • To promote Island pride: a celebration of sport; a celebration of our islands and our nation
  • To provide the country’s athletes a competitive opportunity and an opportunity to pursue excellence and advance their sporting ambitions.
  • To provide athletes, competitive and social, a chance to participate in a healthy, active lifestyle through friendly competition.
  • To provide an athlete centred environment that promotes competition and fair play;
  • To enable our community to see our country’s athletes perform
  • To provide a platform for young athletes to compete and develop
  • The Games will be “Smokefree”.
  • The Games will be Environmentally Friendly – “Single use plastic free”.

For more information on the Cook Islands Games 2022 you can email: [email protected]

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