April 2023: World University Games Update

Welcome to our April eNews Update focused on the latest activities of, and preparations for, the 2029 FISU World University Games in North Carolina USA.  NC USA Bid Keeps on Winning! The 278-page bid book submitted by the North Carolina Bid Committee (NCBC) to the International University Sports Federation (FISU) for the World University Games, has won a Hermes Creative Platinum Award, the highest award …

February 2023: World University Games Update

Since landing the 2029 World University Games, while not quite at the frenzied pace leading into the final weeks of the bid process, the activity level for the host committee for the Games has not slowed appreciably during the last month. We are not hitting cruise control since being designated as host of the 2029 FISU Games; in fact, it …

January 2023: 2029 World University Games to be Held in North Carolina USA

Welcome to our first update after North Carolina USA was awarded the 2029 FISU World University Games! It is exciting to be reporting, for the first time ever, from the vantage point of an Organizing Committee, rather than a Bid Committee. The Granting of the 2029 FISU Games On Monday, January 9, 2023, an Official Delegation representing North Carolina traveled …

December 2022: World University Games Update

Happy Holidays to all! In this newsletter, we are combining some of our Triangle Sports Commission year-end news with our monthly North Carolina USA World University Games Bid newsletter for the latest in key sports news from North Carolina’s University Hub region and beyond. WINTER WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES BEGIN NEXT MONTH IN LAKE PLACID For the first time in the United States since 1972, the Winter World …

November 2022: World University Games Update

With Thanksgiving coming next week, it’s appropriate to turn our thoughts to things we are thankful for. Given recent events affecting our North Carolina USA Bid for the 2027 FISU World University Games, we are extremely grateful for the extensive efforts, major donations, and significant contributions of the more than 1,000 persons who have been involved in, or supported, our …

Proclamation signing with FISU & Raleigh Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

September 2022 NC World University Games Bid News Update

September 29, 2022 The big news in September on the North Carolina USA Bid for the 2027 World University Games was the second and final site visit of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to North Carolina to review our assets, plans, leadership, and passion for the Games. The good news is that the FISU Evaluation Committee members got to …

NORTH CAROLINA BID COMMITTEE HOSTS INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SPORTS FEDERATION (FISU) EVALUATION COMMITTEE IN QUEST FOR THE 2027 FISU WORLD UNIVERSITY GAMES

NEWS RELEASE: SEPTEMBER 22, 2022
Cary, North Carolina: From Friday, September 16 through Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the North Carolina Bid Committee (NCBC) for the 2027 World University Games hosted the Evaluation Committee of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) in conjunction with NCBC’s bid for the 2027 FISU World University Games. Members of the FISU Evaluation Committee include Leonz Eder, President; Marian Dymalski, Vice President; Eric Saintrond, Secretary General/CEO, and Jing Zhao, Director of FISU Games.
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