History of the Anguilla Commonwealth Games Association

 

1994

At the General Assembly in Vancouver, Anguilla was accepted to be sanctioned in the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

 

1995

Anguilla was invited to Bermuda for the country’s official sanctioning into the CGF as the Anguilla Amateur Athletics Association (AAAA) representing Anguilla in the Commonwealth Games.

 

1998

Anguilla attended the Commonwealth Games for the first time. The AAAA attended the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; competing in the sport of athletics.

 

2002  

The AAAA attended the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England; competing in the sport of athletics and cycling. Cardigan Connor was named the country’s first Chef de Mission.

 

2006

The AAAA attended the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia; competing in the sport of athletics and cycling.

 

2007

Official separation of the AAAA and the ACGA. For here on in, the Anguilla Commonwealth Games Association would take full responsibility for sending a team to represent Anguilla at both the Commonwealth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games. At this time, Kenn Banks fulfilled the position of President for the AAAA; he then stepped down from his role and took the role as the President of the ACGA. The remainder of the board was formed at this time.

2008

Anguilla attended the Commonwealth Youth Games for the first time. The ACGA sent a team of young athletics athletes and tennis players to compete in Pune, India for the 2008 Games.

 

2010

The first official appearance of Anguilla as the ACGA at a Commonwealth Games. ACGA sent a team of athletics athletes and cyclist to compete in the Games held in Delhi, India.

 

2011

The ACGA attended the Isle of Man 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games; competing in athletics and cycling.

 

2013

Secured permanent office space and staff for the ACGA.