Meijer State Games of Michigan – Winter Games Main Weekend to Begin Friday
Results Available for Opening Weekend
Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 14, 2019 ─ The main weekend of the Meijer State Games of Michigan — Winter Games begins February 15-17. The sports featured this weekend are: archery, basketball, cross country skiing (Nordic and Olympic), disc golf, fatbike, fencing, shooting sports, speed skating, weightlifting, and wrestling. Onsite registration is still available for some main weekend sports.
For more information about onsite registration, times, locations, and entry fees for events, please visit https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/event-schedule/. Registration is located on each sport’s page.
The main weekend will begin with the opening ceremony hosted by the Grand Rapids Griffins at 7:00 p.m. on Friday February 15. There will be an on-ice Athlete Parade that will take place during the first intermission of the game at Van Andel Arena. The 2018 Athletes of the Year: Isabella Nelson (Youth Female), Adin Fetibegovic (Youth Male), AJ Selig (Adult Female), Robert Malnight (Adult Male); and the 2018 Volunteer of the Year, Jeff DeRegnaucourt will be recognized during the parade.
For more information on the opening ceremony, visit https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/athlete-night/.
The Meijer State Games of Michigan held the first sporting events of the Winter Games on Feb. 2, 9, and 10. The four sports featured were: karate, darts, try-athlon, and bowling. The bowling tournament featured 140 participants, maxing out its registration cap.
Results for the Winter Games sporting events are now available at: https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/winter-games-results/.
The Meijer State Games of Michigan sponsors include: Meijer, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Metro Health, Fox Motors, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan, Peppino’s, Lacks Enterprises Inc., SIBSCO, Subway, LIFE EMS Ambulance, The GR Shop, Heglund-Sova Realty, and Fifth Wheel Freight.
About the Meijer State Games of Michigan:
The Meijer State Games of Michigan 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.