The World Games 2017 Preliminary Information for Candidate Host Cities of The World Games 2017

Report
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The World Games 2017
Preliminary Information for
Candidate Host Cities
of
The World Games 2017
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The World Games 2017
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General Information on IWGA and The World Games
II.
The 8th World Games 2009 Kaohsiung, TPE
III. The 9th World Games 2013 Cali, COL
IV. Information on Tender Procedure and Timeline for The
10th World Games 2017
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I.
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General Information
International World Games Association
The World Games
IWGA Statutory Aims
The principal statutory aims of the International World
Games Association are …
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to develop the popularity of the sports which are
governed by its Member Federations,
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to improve their prominence through excellent
sporting achievements, and
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to conserve all the traditional values of sport.
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For this purpose, IWGA shall …
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Provide, at intervals of four years, an elite international
multi-sport event for the sports of its Member
International Sports Federations known as The World
Games.
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Provide the widest possible exposure for these sports
and their governing bodies to public and media
through The World Games concept.
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Rules of The World Games
In adherence to the Rules of The World Games, IWGA
organizes the event …
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in close partnership with the Host City
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to the benefit of sports, athletes and hosts,
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following the principles of viability and sustainability.
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The World Games
As the pinnacle in the competition calendar for 30+
sports, The World Games generate worldwide
exposure for top athletes as well as their hosts,
permitting the latter to pursue their own objectives:
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International promotion
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Sustainable urban development
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Civic engagement
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Community building
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Inaugural Edition
The World Games 1981 Santa Barbara, USA
Badminton
Baseball
Body Building
Bowling
Casting Sport
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International
Sports
Federations (IFs)
Fin Swimming
Karate
Powerlifting
Racquetball
Roller Sports
Softball
Taekwondo
Trampoline
18 Sports
Tug of War
Tumbling
Water Ski
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TWG Through 2009
1981
SANTA CLARA
USA
1985
LONDON
GBR
1989
KARLSRUHE
GER
1993
THE HAGUE
NED
1997
LATHI
FIN
2001
AKITA
JPN
2005
DUISBURG
GER
2009
KAOHSIUNG
TPE
TWG 2009 Kaohsiung, TPE
Air Sports
Archery
31 IFs
Racquetball
Roller Sports
Rugby
Canoe Polo
S. Climbing
Squash
Sumo
Fistball
Fin Swimming
Flying Disc
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Including 5 Invitational Sports
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Powerlifting
Billiard Sports
Body Building
Boules Sports
Bowling
DanceSport
37 Sports
Orienteering
Tug of War
Water Ski
Gymnastics
Beach Handb*.
Ju-Jitsu
Dragon Boat*
Karate
Korfball
Softball*
Tchoukball*
Lifesaving
Wushu*
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Clustered Sports
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To make the immense variety of the 30+ sports more
manageable for the public and the media, an auxiliary
construct has been used since 2005 to group them
thematically in clusters:
Artistic and Dance Sports
Ball Sports
Martial Arts
Precision Sports
Strength Sports
Trend Sports
2009 Artistic & Dance Sports
6 Official Sports
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2009 Ball Sports
7 Official Sports
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3 Invitational
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2009 Martial Arts
3 Official Sports
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1 Invitational
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2009 Precision Sports
4 Official Sports
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2009 Strength Sports
3 Official Sports
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2009 Trend Sports
9 Official Sports
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1 Invitational
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IF Commitment
The IWGA Member International Sports Federations
ensure that their very best athletes enter The World
Games in each event by establishing the selection and
qualification criteria accordingly.
Together with the stipulation for global representation of
the entered athletes, this brings about top-level
competitions and maximum universality.
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II.
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The 8th World Games 2009 Kaohsiung, TPE
Participation
Venues, Infrastructure
Promotion, Media
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More Sports, More Nations
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80
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103 Nations
Sports
Nations
37 Sports
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05
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01
20
7
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9
3
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9
9
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8
5
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8
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2009 Kaohsiung
More Top Athletes
4.000
3.500
3.000
2.000
1.500
1.000
500
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05
20
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97
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93
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89
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85
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1,466 Officials
3,393 Athletes
2.500
2009 Kaohsiung
More Civic Participation
• 8,389 volunteers were
recruited;
• 4,652 volunteers completed all
of their 2-year training and were
accredited in 2009;
• Another 16,349 accreditations
were issued to medical,
sanitary, security and venue
staff;
• 283,151 tickets were
purchased for The World
Games;
• 1,249,920 people visited the
World Games Plaza.
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2009 Venues: Old & New
• 21 existing venues were
adapted to the requirements of
the sports contested there;
• 2 state-of-the-art venues were
constructed prior to 2009:
 Kaohsiung Stadium and
 Kaohsiung Arena; both were
planned and built independently
from the city’s hosting of TWG.
• All 23 venues – including the
World Games Plaza – had the
games-time “2009 Kaohsiung”
fit-out applied.
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2009 Infrastructure: Modern
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28 hotels of sufficient category
accommodated the 5,000 World
Games participants for:
 26,035 bed-nights or
 16,419 room-nights (6,804
singles; 9,616 doubles).
• A modern public transport
system (Mass Rapid Transport,
shuttle buses, etc.) plus dedicated
traffic lanes kept travel time
between accommodations, venues
and World Games Plaza to 45’
maximum.
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2009 Promotion
• Communications: print,
broadcast and online – with
national and international
publications and programs.
• Media planning and buying
worldwide on an account with
dentsu as media partner.
• Public relations through
initiatives and activities in
Taiwan and abroad.
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2009 Promotion: Effective
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Chien-Ming Wang,
pitching ace of the
New York Yankees
and Taiwan’s most
popular sportsman,
is a spokesperson
for TWG 2009.
Kaohsiung Mayor
Chen Chu meets
Liu Peng, Minister for
Sports and President
of the Chinese Olympic
Committee, in Beijing,
CHN, to promote
TWG 2009.
TWG 2009 Exhibition
and a media event at
The Olympic Museum
in Lausanne, SUI,
symbolize the tie-in
with the Olympic
Movement.
Pre-events to TWG
2009 include test
competitions staged
by the IFs and largescale civic events to
celebrate milestones in
the lead-up to 2009.
2009 Promotion: Partnerships
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Partners multiply the
exposure opportunities
for TWG 2009 through
their own campaigns.
Leading brands such as
Coca Cola, 7-Eleven
and Volkswagen launch
nationwide association
marketing drives with the
emblems and mascots
of TWG 2009.
A Taiwan Navy vessel
delivers TWG 2009
message to ports of
call around the world
as floating exhibition
hall.
Swiss Timing provides
its integrated technology
solutions to TWG 2009,
and its Tissot brand
becomes the official
time keeper for the
games.
2009 Media
• 675 domestic and international
media were accredited for TWG
2009:
 503 Taiwan media,
 172 media from abroad,
including 36 media from the
People’s Republic of China.
• The Main Media Center and
the Main Broadcast Center
were set up in the Kaohsiung
Stadium.
• Satellites were set up at all
competition venues.
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2009 Broadcast Coverage
The Host Broadcaster Public Television Service produced 450 hours on
the 30+ sports.
Nationally, the comprehensive coverage was aired on three channels
(PTS, HiHD and ESPN Taiwan) and through IPTV.
Live, delayed and highlights programs were picked up by broadcasters
around the globe. CCTV aired 40 hours in China.
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2009 Coverage: Broad & Positive
Sport Beats Export Blues in Kaohsiung
Not long ago, this southern Taiwan port city was a shipment center for the
island's booming exports. Today, many of Taiwan's exporters have moved
their plants to mainland China. Those still around have been hurt by a
global downturn in trade that shrank the region's exports in June by 30%
from 2008. The vacancy rate for property is in the double-digits, the highest
among Taiwan's major cities …
So a city known for distress is enjoying a moment at the center of the global
sports movement by playing host to The World Games. Officially recognized
by the International Olympic Committee, the games highlight non-Olympic
sports such as rugby, parachuting, billiards, canoe polo and DanceSport …
It's not just athletes and fans who are winning from all the goodwill and buzz
wafting over the blue-collar city of 1.5 million. Businesses are basking in
Taiwan's rare day in the sports sun. Many of the event's biggest corporate
supporters are government-controlled Taiwan companies, including New
York Stock Exchange-listed Chungwa Telecom …
Article (20/07/2009) by Rusell Flannery
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Sights & Sounds of TWG 2009
http://www.youtube.com/topsports2009
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III. The 9th World Games Cali 2013, COL
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The World Games 2013 Cali, COL
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Official award of The World Games
2013 to the City of Santiago de
Cali, COL, on 21 July 2009
Hand-over of the IWGA flag to the
new hosts during 2009 Kaohsiung
Closing Ceremony on 26 July
Conclusion of the Host City
Contract on 19 August 2009 in the
presence of Colombian President
Uribe Veléz
TWG 2013 are scheduled from 25
July to August 4.
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Santiago de Cali, Cauca Valley
Population:
2.2 million
Area:
564 km²
Elevation:
995 m ASL
Temperature:
23° C average
La Sucursal del
Cielo:
Heaven’s Branch
Office
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Sporting Capital of the Americas
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Cali brings vast experience as an
organizer of major sporting events
to TWG 2013 (Pan Am Games,
World Championships, National
Games).
The Pascual Guerrero Stadium is
undergoing major renovation with a
view to Cali hosting the FIFA U-21
World Cup and TWG 2013.
An overall budget of 208 billion
Colombian pesos (US$ 100+
million) is allocated to deliver TWG
2013.
TWG 2013: Work in Progress
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IWGA and Cali Organizing Committee (COC)
work in partnership, with
IWGA contributing knowhow, expertise and the
formulas proven in previous editions to TWG
2013.
Joint communications
and marketing strategies
are developed and implemented by IWGA and
COC. Between them,
the partners establish
norms for presentation
and promotion of TWG.
Combining their resources in communications,
marketing and other key
areas over the next four
years, the partners work
jointly on the foundations
to another successful edition of TWG in 2013.:
Progress in the preparations is monitored at
regular intervals by the
Coordination Commission,
a body made up of members of the IWGA executive and key COC staff.

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