Participation in the Youth World Games is open to all young athletes based on age categories for each sport available. Please check your sport below where you will find the age levels for each sport, information per gender and details competition rules and regulations.

Rules and Regulations:

The tournament format in all sports disciplines for the YOUTH WORLD GAMES 2021 secures all teams and athletes attending the event plenty of competition and the chance to play international opponents from all over the world.
The tournament will be played according to the regulations of the corresponding International and National Governing Sports Bodies and is open to any clubs and/or schools. The tournament organization reserves the right, if needed, to make adjustments to the tournament format to guarantee that every team plays the same number of games.

For detailed rules and regulations for each sport please click on any of the 11 sports shown below:

ATHLETICS

BASKETBALL

FIELD HOCKEY

FOOTBALL

HANDBALL

NETBALL

RUGBY

SAILING

SWIMMING

TENNIS

VOLLEYBALL