FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Spikeball Added to the Meijer State Games of Michigan Summer Lineup
Ninja and Paintball Return
Grand Rapids, Mich., May 23, 2018 — The Meijer State Games of Michigan will add spikeball to the 2019 Summer Games lineup. The Meijer State Games of Michigan is now offering over 45 sports in this year’s event lineup.
Along with the addition of spikeball, the Meijer State Games of Michigan will continue to incorporate two sports previously added in 2018. Ninja and paintball will once again be a part of the Summer Games after their debut last summer.
Spikeball is scheduled to take place during the main weekend of the Summer Games, on Saturday, June 22, at Douglas Walker Park (1195 84th St SW, Byron Center, MI 49315). Paintball will take place on Sunday, June 23, at TC Paintball (2070 Waldorf St NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49544). Ninja is scheduled after the main weekend.
Ninja is will take place the following weekend, Saturday, June 29 at RockFit Ninjas (8830 Belding Road NE, Rockford, MI 49341).
Registration for spikeball, ninja and paintball are currently open. The team registration fee for spikeball is $20, individual registration is $10 per person. Players can register in beginner or advanced divisions.
Ninja will have four age divisions: 7-years-old to 9-years-old, 10-years-old to 13-years-old, 14-years-old to 17-years-old and 18-years-old and older. Registration fees vary from $20 to $35 depending on age division.
Paintball will have three divisions: rental only, novice and advanced. The rental only division will include free equipment rental and a $60 team entry fee. The novice division will not include equipment and will be a $90 team entry fee. The advanced division will not include equipment and will be a $100 team entry. Teams will be comprised of 3 players.
For more information regarding spikeball, please visit https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/events/spikeball2019.
For more information regarding ninja, please visit https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/events/ninja2019.
For more information regarding paintball, please visit https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/events/paintball2019.
Registration is now open for all sports. There is an estimated 8,000+ athletes participating in over 45 sporting events in this year’s Summer Games. For more information about registration, please visit www.stategamesofmichigan.com/summer-games-sports-lineup/. Registration is located on each sports page.
For more information on sponsoring the Meijer State Games of Michigan, visit www.stategamesofmichigan.com/summer-games-sponsors. 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, Subway, Fifth Wheel Freight ,Peppino's, Lacks Enterprises Inc., SIBSCO, LIFE EMS Ambulance, The GR Shop, Heglund-Sova Realty, Inc.
There are still volunteer opportunities available for the Summer Games. For more information on volunteering, please visit www.stategamesofmichigan.com/summer-games-volunteer/. The Meijer State Games of Michigan is a nonprofit organization that relies heavily on the help of willing volunteers and trusted partnerships. Lake Michigan Credit Union is proud supporter of Meijer State Games of Michigan volunteers.
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.