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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, taking place on Saturday 24 August 2019. There will be hundreds of free and fun activities across the country, put on by amazing volunteers, known as I Am Team GB Games Makers.

Join Team GB today either by signing up to an activity or becoming a Games Maker and hosting one yourself!

There are a huge range of activities across the nation that you can get involved in. Activities on offer 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. Click on ‘Get Involved,’ then ‘Find Your Activity’ and get yourself signed up!

To find out more about what's involved, check out our video and 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 on Saturday 24 August 2019, 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 on the August Bank Holiday weekend, on Saturday 24 August 2019.
  • How can I get involved in the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • We’d love you to join the team, either by searching for and signing up to an activity near you, or becoming an Games Maker and hosting one yourself! It’s totally free of charge, both for Games Makers and for those who come and take part, and can be any activity, so long as it gets people active. You can join Team GB by clicking 'Get Involved' in the website header. You can then decide whether you want to become a Games Maker or take part in an activity of your choosing, then you'll be asked fill in your details.
  • How do I register to become a Games Maker?
  • Click on 'Get Involved' in the website header and then click on ‘Become a Games Maker.’ Here you will be asked to fill in your details and then you will get the option to create your activity now, or later if you prefer.
  • How do I register for an activity on the Nation’s Biggest Sports Day?
  • Click on ‘Get Involved’ in the website header and then ‘Find Your Activity’ to search for a fun and free activity near you on Saturday 24th August. There will be hundreds of activities across the country, put on by amazing volunteers, known as I Am Team GB Games Makers. Find the activity that you would most like to join and then click on ‘Sign up for this Activity.’
  • 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. Click on ‘Get Involved,’ then ‘Find Your Activity’ and get yourself signed up!
  • 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 Saturday 24th August, 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 to really make people feel part of Team GB on The Nation’s Biggest Sports Day. More details about who will be attending and at which activity will be revealed in due course.
  • 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.