This summer all eyes will be on Scotland as Glasgow hosts the Commonwealth Games.
Today, some of the thousands of volunteers who will help run the games began their training - and got a first look at what they will be wearing.
Among them are many from Cumbria and Southern Scotland.
Hannah McNulty spent the day in Glasgow.
Volunteers are given a short re-enactment of the history of the Commonwealth Games.
Glasgow 2014 is going to be the 20th Games.
Volunteers and staff attending the training session are told:
"Without you there is no commonwealth games"
Thousands of staff and volunteers are beginning training for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
15,000 'clyde-siders' including many from Cumbria and Southern Scotland are volunteering at the Games.
The first step of their training begins over this weekend at one of Scotland's biggest mass orientation events and they will also get a first glimpse of their uniforms at the Emirates Arena.