FISU World University Games
July 11 - 22, 2029




FISU World University Games
July 11 - 22, 2029


Here's what the 2029 World University Games will bring to The Triangle

7,000+

3,000+

150

600

600,000

400,000,000+

1,950

275

50

350,000+

1,500

1,500

600

20,000

18

12



Athletes & officials

coaches, administrators and support staff

countries represented

Universities Represented

spectators

Worldwide Broadcast Viewers

medals awarded

sporting events

venues

meals

international officials

members of the national and international media

fisu and international sport governing body vips

volunteers

sports

event days

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Here's what the 2029 World University Games will bring to The Triangle

7,000+ Athletes & officials

3,000+ coaches, administrators and support staff

150 countries represented

600 Universities represented

600,000 spectators

400,000,000+ Worldwide Broadcast Viewers

1,950 medals awarded

275 sporting events

50 venues

350,000+ meals

1,500 international officials

1,500 members of the national and international media

600 fisu and international sport governing body vips

20,000 volunteers

18 sports

12 event days


Many Teams, One Dream Video

World University Games
sports
World University Games
about
World University Games
become a partner
World University Games
volunteer
World University Games
news
World University Games
shop
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World University Games touted as ‘biggest event ever’ in NC

The World University Games have not been held in the U.S. Since 1993, but the 2029 Games will be played in Raleigh and will be “the biggest event ever in our state,” said Hill Carrow, CEO of the Games.

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Rowdy Gaines

Hear from an Olympic Gold Medalist who's Excited for the World University Games here in NC!

FISU

The FISU World University Games: The Games are the world's largest event for student-athletes and the second-largest global Olympic multi-sport event, second only to the Olympic Games. Held every other year in the odd year, the Games feature the best collegiate and university athletes from over 150 countries competing in 15 compulsory sports and 3 optional sports during a 12–day event.

FISU
International University Sports Federation (FISU): Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, FISU is the international governing body for the World University Games Summer, the World University Games Winter, and World University Championships in over 30 sports.
World University Games

United States International University Sports Federation (USIUSF): Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the USIUSF is the United States member of FISU. The USIUSF selects and supports a U.S. Host City to be its partner, whenever the USIUSF puts forth a bid for a major FISU event, such as the World University Games.

NCBC

North Carolina Local Organizing Committee (NCLOC): The Local Organizing Committee is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing the 2029 FISU World University Games.

World University Games

Award of the 2029 FISU Games to North Carolina, USA: In the afternoon of Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the FISU Executive Committee, during its meeting in Lake Placid, NY, prior to the 2023 World University Games Winter, unanimously approved North Carolina USA as the host of the 2029 FISU World University Games.

FISU

The FISU World University Games: The Games are the world's largest event for student-athletes and the second-largest global Olympic multi-sport event, second only to the Olympic Games. Held every other year in the odd year, the Games feature the best collegiate and university athletes from over 150 countries competing in 15 compulsory sports and 3 optional sports during an approximately 2-week long event.

FISU
International University Sports Federation (FISU): Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, FISU is the international governing body for the World University Games Summer, the World University Games Winter, and World University Championships in over 30 sports.
World University Games

United States International University Sports Federation (USIUSF): Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, the USIUSF is the United States member of FISU. The USIUSF selects and supports a U.S. Host City to be its partner, whenever the USIUSF puts forward a bid for a major FISU event, such as the World University Games.

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North Carolina Local Organizing Committee (NCLOC): The Local Organizing Committee is responsible for planning, organizing, and executing the 2029 FISU World University Games.

World University Games

Award of the 2029 FISU Games to North Carolina, USA: In the afternoon of Tuesday, January 10, 2023, the FISU Executive Committee, during its meeting in Lake Placid, NY, prior to the 2023 World University Games Winter, unanimously approved North Carolina USA as the host of the 2029 FISU World University Games.

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