Every four years one of the most important sports events in the Central American and Caribbean Region takes place: The Central American and Caribbean Games.
The Central American and Caribbean Games, Veracruz 2014 are a regional sports event much like the Olympics. There are competitions in 36 sports, 12 of these lead to qualification for the Pan American Games, Toronto 2015.
The Games began in 1924 thanks to an initiative from the Mexican Olympic Society, with the objective of raising the competitive level of the athletes in the region.
Veracruz was given the chance to host the Games in 2009 by the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (CACSO). It will be the first time the Games take place outside of Mexico City.
About 5,700 athletes from 31 countries in the region will be participating in 46 disciplines, showing over a million spectators what will be an international multi-sport fiesta that will show off the love of sport through culture, passion and excitement.
The XXII edition of the Central American and Caribbean Games, will take place from November 14th to 30th, 2014 in the city of Veracruz and 5 subsites:
There is now a feeling to share with the world: the Central American and Caribbean Games belong to Mexico, to the people of Veracruz and to you. These are your Games.
Let’s make this event something unique that has never been seen before. Let us join in on this great experience that will be Veracruz 2014.
Feel your Games!
Let us live a unique and memorable experience that will show, once more, that sports are not just competition, but they become an entire celebration.
1924 · The Central American Games are born thanks to initiative from the Mexican Olympic Society.
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