Great Western Games 2017 Great Western Games 2017

There’s only a few weeks to go before the 2017 Glencore Western Games hits our region.

The games will officially be held between June 24 and July 2 with events all over the North West from Mount Isa to Charters Towers, and some are planned to take place before the official opening and others after the official close.

Organisers are encouraging people to “get excited and get active” with 23 sports planned across the Overlander’s Way.

The 2017 Glencore Great Western Games hosts and sports are:

Charter Towers – Athletics, Golf, Netball

Hughenden – Gymnastics, Horse Sports – Equine, Porcupine Gorge Challenge, Stamford Races Junior Footrace

Richmond – Horse Sports Weekend, Rugby League Junior

Julia Creek – Saxby Round Up 

Cloncurry – Clay Target Shooting, Futsal

Mount Isa – Badminton, Basketball, CrossFit, Cycling, Go Kart Racing, Hockey, Judo, Lawn Bowls, Pistol Shooting, Shooting Rifle, Trail Run/Walk.

The opening ceremony of the Glencore Great Western Games will be held at the Mount Isa Show on Saturday June 24 before the show’s PBR Bullride.

For more information, visit the NQ Games - 2017 Glencore Great Western Games website.