Queen’s Baton Relay – South Australian Dates
The Queen’s Baton Relay is a Games tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride and excites people about the world-class festival of sports and culture to come.
The Queen’s Baton carries a message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II that calls the Commonwealth’s athletes to come together in peaceful and friendly competition.
The GC2018 Relay will be the longest and the most accessible ever, not just passing through, but spending quality time in each community it visits.
Starting on 13 March 2017 at Buckingham Palace, the Baton will travel on an epic 388-day journey through all nations and territories of the Commonwealth.
The Queen’s Baton will arrive on the Gold Coast for the XXI Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018, where Her Majesty, or a representative, will remove the message from the Baton and read it aloud to officially open the Games.
Discover the Baton
The Queen’s Baton has been specially designed to capture the boundless energy of the Gold Coast and is an inspiring symbol that will connect the Commonwealth with Australia, Queensland and the Gold Coast.
Find out who will carry the Queen’s Baton around Australia. From youngsters to some of Australia’s most accomplished legends, these people have been selected to be a part of history, taking more than a million steps to bring the Baton to its final destination, the GC2018 Opening Ceremony.
South Australian Dates:
Adelaide Oval | 20 Jan 2018 – 20 Jan 2018
Tour Down Under | 21 Jan 2018 – 21 Jan 2018
Renmark Paringa | 18 Feb 2018 – 18 Feb 2018
Angaston | 18 Feb 2018 – 18 Feb 2018
Glenelg | 18 Feb 2018 – 18 Feb 2018
Adelaide | 18 Feb 2018 – 18 Feb 2018 READ MORE HERE
Coffin Bay | 19 Feb 2018 – 19 Feb 2018
Port Lincoln | 19 Feb 2018 – 19 Feb 2018
Penneshaw | 20 Feb 2018 – 20 Feb 2018
Kingscote | 20 Feb 2018 – 20 Feb 2018
Aldinga | 21 Feb 2018 – 21 Feb 2018
Hahndorf | 21 Feb 2018 – 21 Feb 2018
Lobethal | 21 Feb 2018 – 21 Feb 2018
Stirling | 21 Feb 2018 – 21 Feb 2018
For detailed information about each location, visit the QBR Gold Coast 2018 website HERE and click on the date.
For more information and all enquiries please visit the official QBR | Gold Coast 2018 website.
What: Queen’s Baton Relay – South Australian Dates
When: 20-21 January and 18-21 February 2018
Where: Various South Australian locations
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