Opening ceremony

During the impressive opening ceremony, the athletes from the participating countries’ teams will be the focus of attention. As part of the program, attention will be paid to fixed elements of the opening ceremony, such as taking the oath, a procession of the athletes and lighting the flame. The program will include aspects of Dutch culture as well as elements of international appeal.

Closing ceremony

The main focus of the closing ceremony is the transfer of the flag to Winnipeg 2023. A spectacular film will look back at the 2022 Games and the results will be celebrated together. In addition, there will be an opportunity to talk to each other, exchange clothes and say goodbye.

Memorial service

During a special memorial service, all the police, fire, customs and corrections services colleagues who have passed away in the last 2 years in the line of duty will be remembered. The service will be carried out in English, so that international colleagues can also attend.


Athletes Village

Athletes Village is the place to be, where competitors, supporters, volunteers, partners and press can meet up. This is where some of the awards ceremonies will take place and victories will be celebrated, sports competitions can be followed live via the video wall and all kinds of open and closed sessions will take place. In addition, there is musical entertainment in Athletes Village, you can enjoy great food and drinks and find information about the city, the sports and all kinds of practical matters.

Side events

The organization of the World Police & Fire Games 2022 is busy arranging all sorts of other activities, exhibitions, and tourist attractions, to ensure that the 2022 competitors and their supporters have an unforgettable time in the Netherlands. Click on the button below to see the list of side events. Are you interested in a collaboration on the side events? If so, please contact us.

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