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11 sports, over 4000 athletes, hundreds of games… one multi-sport international tournament and festival!

The Youth World Games isn’t all about scoreboards and medals. It’s a chance for thousands of young people across the world to explore new places and cultures, share unforgettable experiences and form lasting friendships. In striving to achieve sporting excellence, all competitors help foster and strengthen core values of friendship and fair play. It’s what’s called the Spirit of the Games and it will come alive every year when the Youth World Games take place.

The future is here,
the journey starts now, don´t miss out on the best international multi sports tournament of 2022!

Sports Venues

The inaugural Youth World Games edition in 2022 will take place in the south of Portugal, in the Algarve, a region world famous for its breath taking cliffs, golden beaches, sandy islands and magnificent sports facilities.

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Programme

08 – 11 APRIL 2022

All teams and athletes can arrive in Portugal (Algarve, Faro International Airport), the latest on the afternoon of Friday 8th April for team registration and check-in…..

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OPEN CEREMONY

The opening ceremony for all team members, officials, referees, sponsors and organization members will be at 20:00 on Friday 8th April at the Football Stadium in Vilamoura and attendance is mandatory. The opening ceremony is a chance to see all the different sports disciplines and countries together that are participating in the Youth World Games!

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COMPETITION DAYS

The Youth World Games begin in earnest with the group stages of the festival to be played Saturday 9th April, culminating with the finals on Sunday 11th April 2022.

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Travel Packages

For the accommodation on offer there is something for everyone, from 3 & 4 star hotels to holiday / bungalow parks or clean, comfortable and good value youth hostels.

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Bronze Package:

YOUTH HOSTEL, HOLIDAY/BUNGALOW PARK

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Silver Package:

3* HOTEL

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Gold Package:

4* HOTEL

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Many Thanks to our Sponsors and partners