5 Ways to Get Ready For The Games Right Now


The ninth annual Meijer State Games of Michigan main weekend is less than two months away which means now is the time to start preparing for the three-day, sports filled weekend. As athletes register and train to compete in their sport, here are a few ways you can start to prepare for this summer's Meijer Games.

Invite Friends and Family

Photo by Jim Shearer

Photo by Jim Shearer

Good times always are better when the entire team is there! Tell friends and family about the Meijer Games and invite them to come along. From young children to seniors, the whole family can find a sport to cheer for or even learn more about.  

Get Opening Ceremony tickets for you and the whole family here or purchase them the day of the event at the door.

Consider Volunteering

The Meijer State Games of Michigan welcomes back past volunteers and new ones alike. Volunteers receive a free Meijer State Games of Michigan t-shirt and meals during the Meijer Games. There is also a variety of ways to be a volunteer from checking in athletes to working in the athlete village. There are a ton of ways to be more than just a spectator this summer! To find more information on volunteering, click here.

Get Your Games Merchandise

Show up to the 2018 Games in true summer games fashion with any of our official merchandise! Customize a hat, t-shirt, hoodies, or bottoms with the Meijer Games official logo and graphics for specific sports.

There are also shirts available specifically for the Opening Ceremony. Sizes range from youth to 3x large and are the perfect style upgrade for your Meijer Games weekend. Click here to purchase merchandise. 

Download the app

The Meijer State Games of Michigan launched their own app in 2018. On the app you can find a tentative schedule of events with listed locations and start times. You can stay up to date on results with updated scores and winner information posted as soon as possible. If you are looking for a bite to eat, or an event venue, look at the Meijer State Games of Michigan app for all your answers. Download the app. 

Get Excited!

Enjoy the summer weather at one of the biggest sport celebration events of the year. From our vendors, to our merchandise, to the K-9 Classic performance as well as new sports on our roster, the 2018 Summer Games are something to get excited about. The cauldron lighting, orchestrated by athletes and Olympians, will kick off the main weekend. 

You can sign up for our newsletters to stay updated on the action leading up to the Meijer State Games of Michigan. So get ready and get excited, the countdown is on!