Commonwealth Games – Queen’s Batonbearers nominations opens

17 January 2022
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Nominate your local hero to bear a baton at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has opened nominations for people who would like to apply to be a Batonbearer for the Queen’s Baton Relay in England. The criteria for a Batonbearer in England is someone who meets one or more of the following:

  • Is always willing to take on a challenge and has a unique and inspiring story
  • Has made a meaningful contribution to sport, education, the arts, culture, or charity
  • Is a figure of inspiration that positively challenges others to achieve their best
  • Has taken on a challenge or cause and made a positive impact within their community

The Queen’s Baton Relay will travel to every region in England, before arriving at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on 28 July. Nominations will be open until 14 February.

More information here.