All Government of Dubai entities are invited to participate in Gov Games
Gov Games is an initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, in 2018, as a first of its kind government competition to promote creative collaboration and reinforce team spirit among government employees.
This initiative is a reflection of the philosophy of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who said "Sports teach determination, teamwork, respect for rules, and fairness with our opponents". Gov Games tests the mental and physical aptitude of participating teams, as well as their ability to collaborate in navigating a purpose-built, unique obstacle course.
2019 Gov Games took place over 4 days starting Apr 03rd - 06th on Kite Beach in Dubai.
The winning men's team, F3, and women's team, F3, were named "Gov Games Champions" and were awarded prizes of AED 1 million for each team. This year's event was also open to the general public.