The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games are set to take place next summer, but a chance for the public to get tickets to events is set to end soon.

The main ballot for ticket applications closes tomorrow (Thursday September 30) at 8pm.

It'll be the third time England has hosted the Commonwealth Games, after London in 1934 and Manchester in 2002.

The games will take place from July 28 to August 8 next year, and the city is set to welcome over 5000 athletes from 72 different nations.

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Here's how to apply for tickets.

How to apply for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games tickets

Visiting the Commonwealth Games 2022 website will allow you to apply for the ballot.

They recommend that you plan exactly what you would like to see, with each day being broken down into ‘sessions’.

Some of these sessions will have medal finals and some will have medal ceremonies.

In order to give everyone a fair chance to be at the Games sessions have limits of four, eight or ten tickets per application.

You’ll also need to create a ticketing account on the Commonwealth Games 2022 webiste.

If you’ve already applied for tickets in the West Midlands ticket ballot and wish to apply again, you can use the same ticket account.

You might get all of the tickets you apply for, some of them or none at all, that’s just how it works.

What are the price categories for tickets?

Once logged in to your ticketing account you can pick the session you want to see.

Tickets are split into categories, with Category A being closest to the action and lower class categories being further away.

A general admission category also exists, meaning you can sit in any available seat in your section.

When will I find out if I got tickets?

Once the ballot closes at 8pm on September 30 you’ll find out within 30 days if you have secured your tickets.

If you have payment will be taken in full within 72 hours of it closing.

If successful in a given session, you’ll secure all the tickets you requested. For example, if you ask for four tickets to a session, you will not be offered one, two or three tickets instead.