Purpose and Goals of the 2018 Micro Games

The purpose of the MicroGames is to promote a unique, friendly, world-class sporting event and to develop sport for the benefit of the people, the nations and the territories of the Micronesian community. Our overall goal is to insure the physical health and mental well-being of our youth through lifelong participation in active sport and healthy eating.
— MicroGames Council

The goals set forth for the 2018 MicroGames by the Organizing Committee of Yap are the following:

  • Create pathways and structures for communities to achieve healthy lifestyles, instill the spirit of volunteerism, and develop elite athletes in Yap.
  • Create the infrastructure and logistics needed in order to successfully host Regional Events such as the 2018 Micronesian Games and increased tourism sector for Yap.
  • Develop local capacity to ensure island food security and distribution in order to accommodate visitors for 2018 and beyond.