The 2019 Meijer State Games begins its’ main weekend of events this Thursday, June 20. This year’s games mark the 10-year anniversary of the Meijer State Games. The Summer Games will include over 40 sports being participated in this weekend with an estimated 8,000 participants expected to compete in the 2019 Summer Games.
The Meijer State Games of Michigan kicks off the 2019 summer games with an Opening Ceremony on Friday, June 21. The Opening Ceremony will be held at Fifth Third Ballpark (4500 W. River Dr. NE Comstock Park, MI 49321). Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m. and conclude around 9 p.m.
The Meijer State Games of Michigan is celebrating its ten year anniversary this summer. The last ten years has brought many successes along the lines of: the addition of the Winter Games; hosting the State Games of America; and contributing to the economic growth of West Michigan by generating more than $28 million in visitor spending over ten years.
The Meijer State Games of Michigan is celebrating 10 years this year. Read about how you can get involved with the Meijer State Games.
Ten years ago, the Meijer State Games of Michigan were announced, and planning began for the first Summer Games. Typically for a State Games to become a full member, they have three years to get ten sports running. Michiganders however were supportive right away of the Meijer State Games and it didn’t take long for 15 sports to be a part of the inaugural Summer Games.
This year, the Meijer State games of Michigan is sending two athletes and their families to Virginia. Dakota Mclaren of Belding, Michigan was one of the athletes chosen for the opportunity to go to Lynchburg and compete in the State Games of America