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 …

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 …

March 2022 NC World University Games Bid News Update

March 31, 2022
It’s most appropriate that we are providing this month’s eNews Update while March Madness is still in full swing. During a time where our country, and particularly our state, seem fixated on college basketball, some may find this hard to believe, but there is a whole lot more going on in high-level collegiate sports these days than the highly-anticipated Tobacco Road rivalry game in the Final Four in New Orleans — and it’s happening right here at home in North Carolina’s University Hub: Raleigh, Durham Chapel Hill, Cary, and Greensboro. READ MORE

September 2021 NC World University Games Bid News Update

September 30, 2021
It is really good to see sports starting to make a true comeback this fall, with full in-person crowds and competitive events at all levels, from youth to seniors, and from grassroots to pros. With venue mask and vaccine mandates, and in some cases requirements for pre-event clearance via Covid testing, we are clearly not at full recovery at this point, but it certainly appears that we are on our way. READ MORE