Two New Sports Added to the Meijer State Games of Michigan - Summer Games

Two New Sports Added to the Meijer State Games of Michigan ─Summer Games

Ninja warrior competition and paintball are added to Summer Games lineup

Grand Rapids, Mich., May 31, 2018 ─ The Meijer State Games of Michigan has two new additions to the Summer Games: the ninja warrior competition and paintball. The Meijer State Games of Michigan is now offering 39 sports at 49 different venues.

The Meijer State Games of Michigan will showcase paintball at the main weekend on June 24. Paintball will debut at TC Paintball (2070 Waldorf Street NW Grand Rapids, MI, 49544).

“We are excited to expose tournament style paintball to newer players,” said paintball sport director, Rick Steinebach. Steinebach describes paintball as “adrenalin packed, team work oriented and a unique dynamic experience.”

The ninja warrior competition begins on June 30 at Rockfit Ninjas (8830 Belding Rd NE # B, Rockford, MI 49341).

Registration is now open for most sports. There is an estimated 8,000+ athletes participating in 39 sports at this year’s Summer Games. For more information about registration, please visit here. Registration is located on each sports page.

The Meijer State Games of Michigan relies heavily on hardworking volunteers and trusted sponsors. For more information on volunteering, visit here.

For more information on sponsoring the Meijer State Games of Michigan, visit here.. The Meijer State Games of Michigan sponsors include: Lake Michigan Credit Union, Metro Health, Fox Motors, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan, iHeartMedia, Peppino's, Lacks Enterprises Inc., SIBSCO, LIFE EMS Ambulance, The GR Shop, Heglund-Sova Realty, Inc., Tele-Rad, Marks Photo and Video, Michigan Office Solutions

About the Meijer State Games of Michigan:

The Meijer State Games of Michigan, a West Michigan Sports Commission signature event, is an Olympic-style, multi-sport event(s) that welcomes athletes regardless of age or ability level. The games embody the values of participation, sportsmanship, and healthy living among the residents of Michigan. Since 2010, Meijer State Games of Michigan has hosted over 65,000+ athletes. The Meijer State Games of Michigan has also contributed over $25 million in estimated economic impact to cities throughout Michigan.