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About I Am Team GB

This year we’re so excited to be bringing back I Am Team GB with Toyota, to get as many people as possible active in their communities.

Inspired by the achievements of Team GB athletes and the amazing efforts of local community heroes, I Am Team GB have created the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day, which took place this year on Saturday 24 August 2019. Hundreds of free and fun activities took place across the country, put on by amazing volunteers, known as I Am Team GB Games Makers. Check out the highlights video from our Westfield London activity below or click here for plenty of social media highlights!

Now that the 2019 edition of The Nation’s Biggest Sports Day has taken place, it doesn’t mean I Am Team GB is over for the year! Click here to stay up to date with 2020 news and for inspiration to stay involved all year round. Plus, to find out more about what's involved, check out our FAQs below. 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is I Am Team GB?
  • I Am Team GB is a national campaign which aims to harness the power of the Olympics to make Britain more active. We want people to be inspired by their sporting heroes, feel part of Team GB and then get out and take part in an activity themselves.
  • What is the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • The Nation’s Biggest Sports Day is an opportunity for Britain to get active every August Bank Holiday Weekend, created by I Am Team GB and brought to life by Games Makers – community champions who will put on a fun activity in their local area to inspire people to get out and get active!
  • When is the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • It will take place each August Bank Holiday weekend.
  • How can I get involved in the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • The Nation's Biggest Sports Day 2020 is not yet open for entries, but that doesn't mean you can't stay involved in I Am Team GB! Click on 'Get Involved' in the website header to register your interest for next year's event, and for top tips to stay active and volunteering in your community.
  • How do I register to become a Games Maker?
  • We are currently not recruiting Games Makers yet for The Nation's Biggest Sports Day 2020. However, you can be the first to hear about when we do by clicking 'Get Involved' in the website header, where you can register for our mailing list.
  • How do I register for an activity on the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • We do not have activities ready quite yet for The Nation's Biggest Sports Day 2020. However, you can be the first to hear about when we do by clicking 'Get Involved' in the website header, where you can register for our mailing list.
  • How much does it cost to take part?
  • Absolutely nothing! The activity provided by the Games Maker should bear no cost to them and should be free for everyone who comes along to take part. We want to ensure that the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day is for anyone and everyone.
  • What activities are available on the Nation's Biggest Sports Day?
  • There are a huge range of activities across the nation that you can get involved in. Activities include a walk with friends around the local area, a friendly football match at the local pitches, a tag rugby day for parents and children, a family bike ride, and much more.
  • What is the aim of the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • The aim of the Nation's Biggest Sports Day is to inspire as many people as possible to take part a physical activity on the August Bank Holiday Weekend, in particular those who aren’t usually active but would like to try something new and change their lifestyle. Our hope is that the Nation's Biggest Sports Day will inspire everyone to incorporate sport into their everyday lives.
  • Will Team GB athletes be involved?
  • Yes! A whole host of Olympians will be appearing at activities across the country each year to really make people feel part of Team GB on The Nation’s Biggest Sports Day.
  • What activity can I put on as a Games Maker?
  • You can put on any activity you like, from a walk in the country with your friends to a rugby tournament at your local club to a sea kayaking session – if it gets you moving, it counts! We want as many different activities as possible on the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day, so that everyone in the community can get involved and be encouraged to live healthier lives.
  • What support will I get as a Games Maker?
  • We will provide you with all the support you need along the way. After you sign up to be a Games Maker and register your activity, you'll receive an official I Am Team GB Games Maker t-shirt and a digital pack. This pack is available in the 'Downloads' area of your profile and contains everything you need to set up your activity – from posters you can put up in your community to top tips for getting people inspired to join you. We’ll also send regular email updates to make sure you’re all ready for the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day!
  • What will I get for being a Games Maker?
  • As well as the immense pride you’ll get from being a champion in your community, once you sign up as a Games Maker and register an activity, you’ll receive an exclusive I Am Team GB Games Maker t-shirt and digital pack to make your activity go without a hitch. Plus, there’ll be a number of Team GB athletes who’ll be popping up at events all around the country, so you might get some gold-standard support!
  • How many people do I need to get to be a Games Maker?
  • The activity you put on can be as big or as small as you’re comfortable hosting; it can be you and a couple of close friends going for a game of badminton or a ‘traditional’ school-style sports day at the local park for hundreds in your community!
  • How do I get people along to my activity?
  • We will help you every step of the way, giving you lots of tips of how to reach out and inspire people to come along. Check out the 'Downloads' area of your profile to access a number of resources to support this. Through I Am Team GB, we’re aiming to break down the barriers to people being active in their community so a fun and accessible activity will be ideal for people to join you!
  • Who can come along to your activity?
  • When you create your activity on our website, it will be visible for anyone to sign up to and come along. Alternatively, you can create a private activity, which you can share with a group of friends or family, school community or workplace.

To find out more, contact us on info@iamteamgb.com.