2019 Federation University South West Games

The 2019 Federation University South West Games will run from 2nd – 17th November and will be hosted by the Glenelg Shire.

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

The 2019 Federation University South West Games will run from the 2nd – 17th of November, and is to be hosted by the Glenelg Shire this year. It is anticipated that we will see around 50 events staged with over 4,500 participants.

What’s NEW in 2019!

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

Information Night:

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

Date: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 23rd October 2019

Location: Reception Room, Glenelg Shire Offices, Cliff St, Portland

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

Click here for a link to the Games Brochure and Expression of Interest Form.

Monthly Meetings:

South West Sport will host monthly meetings in Portland in the lead up to the South West Games. These meetings provide an opportunity for Clubs to be informed of what is happening with the organisation of the Games and what the administrative requirements are for their events.

  • July Meeting – Information Night
  • August Meeting Theme – Social and Modified Sport at Your Club
  • September Meeting Theme – Marketing and Social Media: How Club’s Can Extend Their Reach
  • October Meeting Theme – Volunteer Attraction and Retention
Opening Ceremony & Dinner:

The Opening Ceremony for the Games will be held on Friday 1st November at the Portland Golf Club. The format will be a sit down dinner. 

Ticketing information will be released shortly.

Host Municipality:

The Glenelg Shire is the host municipality of the 2019 South West Games,  which will be the 37th 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 dating back to 1870.

Supporting Partner:                                

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

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

Supporting Partner:

Prime Television – is a supporting sponsor in the 2019 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 ongoing support of the Lane, Uebergang & Jones Foundations.

V & L Sports Services – Games Coordinators:

Val Bertrand
Phone: (03) 5562 5115 Mobile: 0438 625 115, E-mail: val@vlsports.com.au

South West Sport:

Chief Executive Officer: Michael Neoh
Sports House, 34 Koroit St. (P.O. Box 679), Warrnambool, VIC, 3280
Phone: (03) 5561 1689, E-mail: sws@southwestsport.com.au


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