Eligibility & Registration

Entry is open to recipients, aged between 4 and 80 plus, of life-supporting allografts and haemopoietic cell transplants from other individuals or species which require or have required the use of immunosuppressive drug therapies.

Entry is open to recipients, aged between 4 and 80 plus, of life-supporting allografts and haemopoietic cell transplants from other individuals or species which require or have required the use of immunosuppressive drug therapies.

Competitors must have been transplanted for at least 1 year, with stable graft function, be medically fit and have trained for the events in which they have entered. If a potential competitor has been transplanted for at least 6 months, with stable graft function, has been training, and has permission from their own doctor, their entry may be considered by the WTGF Medical Committee and be allowed to enter.

Donor Families and Living donors can take part in selected sporting events.

All country teams must be active members of the World Transplant Games Federation. Your registration is not confirmed until it is approved by your Team Manager. Check with your Country Team Manager http://wtgf.org/member-countries/ about local eligibility and selection guidelines. If your country is not listed in the dropdown please select ‘Other’ or contact the WTGF at wtgf@wtgf.org

 

 

Registration for participation in the Games is now open. An early bird fee applies until 15 October 2022.

The registration fee includes sports entry, registration materials, transport, insurance and the special events of opening celebrations, the cultural night and the closing gala dinner.

For the first time, the WTGF has agreed to separate accommodation from registration to provide every team and participant more value and choice in the accommodation options.

A dedicated booking service will be provided for teams and their managers to access preferred accommodation and hotel packages.

The 2023 World Transplant Games will be family-friendly and flexible. New initiatives include:

  • A reduced fee for Supporters
  • Substantial discounts for Juniors ages 4-12 and 13-17
  • More choice of accommodation, as agreed by the team manager.
  • More flexibility for family accommodation including the option to book rollaway beds.
  • Your choice of affordable breakfast and lunch packages options, without the need to pay upfront for a fixed catering package.
  • Registration Fees are set in Australia Dollars (AUD):

                                           

Below includes some important information relating to the registration system for the 2023 World Transplant Games to be held in Perth, Australia between 15 – 21 April 2023. Please read these notes carefully prior to registration.

Download the full guide here 

Athletes will compete by gender in the following age groups:

  • 18-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80+

Doubles events:

  • under 30
  • 30-49
  • 50+

Juniors will compete in events designated as junior events by gender in the following age groups:

  • 5 years and under
  • 6-8
  • 9-11
  • 12-14
  • 15-17

Juniors 16 or 17 years of age are permitted to compete in adult age events but must then compete only in adult events.

Age on the first day of the the Games will apply – 15 April 2023.

All athletes participating in the 2023 World Transplant Games must agree to and sign the Code of Conduct.

Click here to download the Code of Conduct. 

The following cancellation policy applies to the refund of registration fees for the 2023 World Transplant Games:

  1. Cancellations made on or before 4 February 2023 (10 weeks prior) will receive a 100% refund (less bank charges).
  2. Cancellations made between 5 February 2023 and up to and including 4 March 2023 (6 weeks prior) will receive a 70% refund.
  3. Cancellations made on or after 5 March 2023 (6 weeks prior) will not receive any refund.

Please note if the Medical LOC does not approve your medical certificates and denies you participation in the Games, you will be granted a 100% refund so long as you have met the deadline date for submission. Should you be forced to cancel your own attendance at the games for medical or personal reasons, the normal cancellation policies will apply. It is essential that you take your own travel insurance to assist with cancellation charges.

The above policy and the dates are based on a games which commences on 15th April 2023.

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