Opening Ceremony Tickets on Sale Fri 7th June

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Opening Ceremony Tickets on Sale (Fri 7th June – 12.00pm) Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games – Opening Ceremony tickets will go on sale at www.buytickets.gi from 12.00pm on Friday 7th June. The Opening Ceremony of the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games will be held at the new Europa Point Sports Complex on Saturday 6th July, commencing at 7.00pm and concluding at 9.00pm. The Opening Ceremony will commence with a display by the combined bands of The Royal Gibraltar Regiment and The Royal Marines. This will be followed by the march past of the 22 participating islands athletes and…

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Road Events Programme

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ROAD EVENTS PROGRAMME The Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games takes place from the 6th to 12th July 2019. This is a once in a life time event in Gibraltar and the public are encouraged to come down to the events and support the teams and athletes. During the road based events for Triathlon, Cycling and Half Marathon there will be some inevitable traffic disruptions and parking restrictions during Games week.  Below is a list of the dates and times for the five road events and the affected roads. Sunday 7th July ‘Super Sunday’ Day One of Competition 8am –…

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Gibraltar 2019 Stamps

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau have issued a set of stamps to commemorate the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games The Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games will be held from 6th to 12th July. The games were awarded to Gibraltar in Jersey back in 2015, and it will be the second time that the games are hosted on the Rock. Competition will centre around fourteen sports, with 2,200 athletes and officials involved in the event. To commemorate the games, a set of fourteen stamps, to depict each sport, has been issued. The set was…

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NatWest International Island Games Gibraltar Mascot Named

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We would proudly like to announce the name of the NatWest International Island Games Gibraltar mascot as Hope! The name was chosen by a GBC radio listener Katie Rose Martinez. Linda Alvarez, Chair of the Organising Committee stated that the name was quite appropriate as it ties in with our slogan “Clean seas, our future”. It is no coincidence that if you look up the definition of Hope in a thesaurus, you will find synonyms such as Confidence, Courage, Aspiration, etc.. All these qualities will be abundantly present in the many athletes that converge on Gibraltar to compete in the…

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100 Days to Go

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The Countdown to the Games The countdown to the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games reached another major milestone today with 100 Days to Go until the event begins. The summer event begins on the 6th July and will see over 2,200 athletes and officials travel to Gibraltar in search of gold across almost 200 different events across 14 sports. Chairman of the International Island Games Association, Jörgen Pettersson said: ‘Today it is only 100 days before the Opening Ceremony of the 18th NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar. With the famous Rock in the background well over 2,000 competitors and…

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Hassans Announced as Major Partner to the Gibraltar 2019 Natwest International Island Games

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Hassans Announced as Major Partner to the Gibraltar 2019 Natwest International Island Games The Organising Committee of the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games is very pleased to announce Hassans International Law Firm as a Platinum Sponsor to this year’s event. Hassans are the latest in a growing list of local companies to support and partner with the Games, which will be held on the Rock from 6th to 12th July. Fabian Vinet, Head of Commercial Operations for the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games, has warmly welcomed the announcement, saying: “As the largest law firm in Gibraltar and widely…

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University of Central Lancashire Support the Games

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UCLan Sign Memorandum of Understanding The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games Organising Committee today signed a memorandum of understanding whereby UCLan Sports Therapy and MSc Sports Medicine staff and students from the School of Health Sciences and the School of Medicine will offer a range of medical services to support the Island Games to be held in Gibraltar between July 6th and 12th 2019. UCLan will provide pitch-side care at all 14 sports as well as managing a polyclinic available to all the 1800 competitors and 300 officials. Andy Cunningham, Principal Lecturer…

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Video – Draw for the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games Basketball competitions

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Video – Draw for the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games Basketball competitions The draw for the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games Basketball competitions was  streamed live on our Facebook account (Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games) on the 11th January 2019. A video can be viewed through the following link https://www.facebook.com/210104562901344/videos/535757350235145/

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