2017 Premier’s Commonwealth Games Challenge

Premier’s Commonwealth Games Challenge – Date of Post – 22 September 2017

The XXI Commonwealth Games will be held on the Gold Coast 4-15 April 2018.

As Patron of the NSW Division of Commonwealth Games Australia, the Premier of NSW, The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian is very pleased to support the PREMIER’S COMMONWEALTH GAMES CHALLENGE.


CGNSW is conducting a competition open to all school students in NSW with prizes available for individual students and participating state, catholic and independent schools.

One of your students could win $1,000 and a participating school could conceivably win up to $8,400.

Total prize pool for the PREMIER’S COMMONWEALTH GAMES CHALLENGE exceeds $15,000.


There are three separate competitions based on the level at school – artwork submission for K-2 class; written submission for Years 3-6 class; and video production for Years 7-12 level.


The Challenge opens 9th October and closes 27th October 2017.

Open the attachments for full competition details and to download the colourful poster for your classrooms.

Poster – CGNSW Premier’s Challenge poster 

Competition Rules – Premier’s Challenge rules

Later in Term IV, Commonwealth Games heroes will visit winning schools to present prizes.

This Challenge is too good to be missed. Go Australia !!