Batonbearer Nominations

Let’s Take It On!

Do you know somebody who is ready to step forward, make a change, and take it on?

We need 2,022 Batonbearers, each with inspiring stories, to take on the special experience of carrying the Queen’s Baton through England in summer 2022.

Batonbearer Nomination Terms & Conditions

We’re looking for individuals from England that meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Always willing to take on a challenge and has a unique and inspiring story;
  • Has made a meaningful contribution to sport, education, the arts, culture, or charity;
  • Is a figure of inspiration that positively challenges others to achieve their best;
  • Has taken on a challenge or cause and made a positive impact within their community.

The Queen’s Baton Relay will travel to every region in England, before arriving at the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games on 28 July 2022.

To nominate, simply tell us how your nominee is making a difference in their community and why they deserve to take on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Let’s take it on, together. Nominate a local hero to be a Batonbearer in England.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Nomination Timeline

Dates are subject to change.

January 2022: Nominations Open

Nominations open for Batonbearers in England.

February 2022: Nominations Close
March 2022: Panel Review

Our independent selection panel will review all public nominations.

April 2022: Batonbearers Selected

Successful Batonbearers for England will receive notification that they have been selected.

May 2022: Uniform Delivered

Batonbearers for England will receive information packs and official Batonbearer uniform.

Summer 2022: Relay is Live

The Queen’s Baton Relay will begin in England with 2,022 Batonbearers taking part.

International Batonbearer Stories


Mary Waya

Malawian Netball Legend & Batonbearer.

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Thomas Borg

Para-athlete & Batonbearer.

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Noemi Alphonse

Para-athlete & Batonbearer.

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