Following from the success in last years event, OCRA & OKEHAMPTON will again be hosting the relaunched ‘South West Youth Games’!
Day at a Glance
- 09.00 Arrival of LA teams at OCRA.
Organised team photo to follow
- 09.30 South West Youth Games 2017 – Opening Ceremony Commences
- 09.50 Competitors make their way to their sporting areas
- 10.00 Team Manager Briefings at each sport
- 10.15 Competitions/Activities commence
- 12.00 VIP Tour of OCRA Site and Sports
- 13.00 VIP Lunch at the Pavilion in the Park
- 15.00 All sports competitions to finish- ( at or before 3)
Medal Ceremonies at each event
Access to have a go activities and music when events end
- 16.00 Closing Ceremony Commences-Presentation of Overall Local Authority Winner and Fair Play Trophy
Torch hand over OCRA to Plymouth
- 16.30 Staggered departure of competitors’ coach transport
Transport and Car Parks
We would like to encourage all competitors to travel on the FREE transport/buses provided by their Local Authorities.
If you will be travelling to the Devon Youth Games by car we would like to encourage you to car share where possible.
Some car parks are designated to event staff, volunteers, sports co-ordinators etc.
For spectators and competitors not travelling by bus – there are several car parks indicated on the site map.
Entertainment / Have a Go Avenue
A number of extra activities will be available for competitors and spectators to enjoy throughout the
- Climbing Wall – Adventure Okehampton
- FAT Bike Challenge – Evolve Mountain Biking
- Glyder Simulator – ATC
- Inflatable Football Goal – Devon FA
- Multisports Spaces- including Fencing – OCRA
- Hockey Flick Net – England Hockey
- Archery – Leap of Faith- Dave Oxenham
- Lumberjack Saw Off , Edwardian Games + Challenges – Castle Drogo – National Trust
- Inflatable Slide and Bouncy Castle – Mane Events
- Circus Skills – roaming – Entertainingly Different
- Fairground Attractions inc. simulator – John Smith Anderton & Rowlands
- Exeter College
- Cornwall College
- Mascots – Anne Blackham
- Fidget Spinner – John Smith Anderton & Rowlands
- Skills Group Apprenticeship
- Boxercise – Miles Cheetham – Journey Fitness
- American Football – Rob Rooksbey
The weather outlook for Sunday 9th July:
Largely dry and moderate. It will turn cooler and more mixed over the weekend, with rain in places but also some sunshine. Temperatures are expected between 12 and 16 degrees during the event.