The core of the International Salesian Youth Games is a sport competition. Youth competes in various disciplines and is separated by age in two categories. Beside sports activities, the main focus is on cultural exchange, socializing and spirituality.
The main goals of International Salesian Youth Games is to make it possible for salesian youth to take part in sports and the opportunity of building world which respect fundamental values as: peace, friendship, truth, good, justice, freedom, love, dignity of a human being, solidarity and fair play. More specific goals by areas: athletic, cultural, promotional, integrational, educational and religious.