The Official Website for The World Games 2021 has been unveiled at www.TheWorldGames2021.com. This signifies that the Host City operations have begun in earnest in Birmingham, Alabama (USA). A core staff of seasoned event professionals is now in place to frame up every aspect of the event, with additional staff additions to be phased in at appropriate times leading up to 2021.
CEO DJ Mackovets, Sports Director Steve Mistrot and Operations Director Jay B. Hall have a combined 17 years of management-level experience with multi-sport events, including three Olympic Games, two U.S. Olympic Festivals, World University Games, World Police & Fire Games, the Goodwill Games, and four U.S. National Senior Games. This is in addition to leading roles with dozens of other major events, notably four Super Bowls, three NCAA Final Four Basketball Tournaments, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, PGA Tours and multiple other major golf tournaments.
CEO DJ Mackovets will lead his 6th Organizing Committee Team in preparation of The World Games 2021 Birmingham while overseeing The Games in whole. Sport Director Steve Mistrot is responsible for competition “Field of Play” delivery as well as being the quarterback for all International Federations. Operations Director Jay B Hall is responsible for the operations of The Games, from transportation to look and city wide decor to venue management and safety and security of all participants, while supporting Sports Director Steve Mistrot. To read more on each staff member please visit their bios at http://www.theworldgames2021.com/staff/
The website currently contains basic background information and links, with new information and news to be added as the event takes shape.
IFMA is working strategically towards its application to be included in the official sports programme.