What are the Governor's Games?

Louisiana Governor's Games (LGG) is the state's premier amateur sporting event, where sports enthusiasts from around the state participate in a variety of athletic competitions. With more than 30 sporting events, LGG provide an opportunity for competition and fitness for all ages, skill levels and economic demographics. Held in cities across the state, events include basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, boxing, tennis, track and field, girls' softball, youth baseball and much more.

The Louisiana Governor's Games is a six-month statewide sporting event that involves every recreation department in the state. Experienced sports commissioners have been chosen to run the events professionally and ensure that they have an Olympic-style atmosphere.  Louisianans are encouraged to sign up through local recreation departments, sports leagues, or advertisements and public service announcements run via media partners. In addition, children can sign up through local schools and physical education departments. Registration begins in January, and events will take place through June. Results are tracked and posted on the Louisiana Governor's Games Web site. 

Governor's Games Events Calendar


Blastoff Girls Volleyball
January 15-16, 2022Morial Convention Center, NOLA

NOLA Nationals
January 28-30, 2022
Alario Center, 
Girls Lower State Championships
March 18-20, 2022
Alario Center, Westwego

Girls Upper State Championships
March 25-27, 2022
Alario Center, Westwego


GUMBO North Games 
March 11, 2022
Northwestern University, Natchitoches


GUMBO North Games
March 11, 2022
Northwestern University, Natchitoches



  Governor's Games Boys Basketball
April 9-10, 2022
Alario Center, Westwego
   Fit For Life Weekend 
May 19-22, 2022
Shreveport Convention Center
Governor's Games Youth Track and Field
June 11-12, 2022
Tad Gormley Stadium, New Orleans
More Governor's Games events will be added soon!