2019 South West Games

The 2019 Federation University Australia South West Games run from the 2nd to the 17th of November hosted by the Glenelg Shire

The South West Games are regionbal Victoria’s premier multi-sport event running since 1983.

The 2019 Federation University Australia South West Games run from the 2nd to the 17th of November hosted by the Glenelg Shire will see around 50 evsnts staged with 4500 participants.


In addition to traditional sporting events, this year the Games will aim to increase community participation through social & modified sport activities.

Information Night

The first information and registration night for the 2019 Federation University Australia South West Games will be held in Portland:

  • 31 July 2019
  • 7 pm to 8 pm
  • Reception Room – Glenelg Shire Offices, Cliff St, Portland

All Glenelg Shire sporting clubs will be encouraged to run events.

Link to Flier and Expression of Interest Form: South West Games Flier

Monthly meetings

South West Sport will host monthly meetings in Portland in the run up to the South West Games. These meetings provided an opportunity for the sports directors to be informed of what was happening with the organisation of the Games and what the administrative requirements were for the Sports.

The meetings schedule and venue will be advised shortly.

Opening Ceremony & Dinner

The Opening Ceremony for the Games will be held on Friday 1st November – format to be advised.

Host Municipality

Southern Grampians Shire will host municipality of the 2019 South West
Games for the 36th staging of the event.                                                                       


Naming Rights Sponsor

Federation University Australia is one of the nation’s leading regional universities.

With a reputation for relevance and excellence, Federation University Australia has a strong tradition of education and training delivery spanning more than 145 years.

Supporting Partner                                

Ace Radio Network – is Victoria’s largest regional broadcaster with Print
over 400,000 listeners each day’

The network comprises 3YB (based in Warrnambool), Coast FM, 3CS (based in Colac) and Mix FM of 3HA (based in Hamilton).

Supporting Partner

Prime Television – was  a supporting sponsor in the 2017 South West Games

Prime’s investment in regional communities, combined with quality programming and a focus on cost efficiency and technology, have enabled the company to
emerge as one of Australia’s most successful regional broadcasters.

Prime strongly believes in the principles of corporate responsibility, of achieving success in ways that honour society’s values and respect people and the communities in which we work and live.

Supporting Partner

The Portland Observer is the state’s third oldest newspaper, and celebrated 150 years on August 20, 1992. The paper is published Monday, Wednesday and Friday.                                      

Supporting Organisations       

The South West Games continues to have the support of the Lane, Uebergang & Jones Foundations

V & L Sports Services – Games Co-ordinators
Val Bertrand
Phone: (03) 55625115 or Mob: 0438 625 115 Email: val@vlsports.com.au

South West Sport
Executive Officer: Michael Neoh
Warrnambool Office – Sports House, 34 Koroit St. (P.O. Box 679), Warrnambool, VIC, 3280
Phone: (03) 5561 1689 Email: sws@southwestsport.com.au


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