10 Ways to be Involved with the Meijer State Games of Michigan

By: Tabitha Bacus

1. Athlete – Join the 7,500+ athletes that compete in the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Choose one or more of our 45+ sports to compete in. The Meijer State Games is open to athletes of all ages and ability levels. Registration is open now!  


2. Parent – Encourage your athlete to compete. Help them to register for their favorite sport(s). Get them to their event and stay to encourage them through their competition. Better yet, compete alongside them! Nothing shows support like getting involved! 

3. Assist with sports – Meijer State Games of Michigan is proud to give thanks to our tournament directors and the sports committees that give their time to run our events. You are the best part of the Meijer State Games! 


4. Volunteer – Volunteers are a vital part of the success of the Meijer State Games of Michigan. Lake Michigan Credit Union is proud to support the hundreds of Meijer State Games volunteers and have their employees volunteer during Opening Ceremony. Fifth Wheel Freight supports other volunteer for the Meijer State Games by delivering volunteer meals to tournament locations. 

5. Photograph/video – Did you know that the Meijer State Games of Michigan hosts a photography contest? We encourage parents, athletes, coaches, friends, family, volunteers, etc. to submit up to 3 photos or highlight videos (60 seconds max) for voting on the Meijer State Games social media accounts. For more information, click here.

6. Donate – The Meijer State Games of Michigan is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Whether it is your time, money, or product, Meijer State Games appreciates any and all donations. We are currently accepting donations for our “Send and Athlete to State Games of America” scholarship which will be sending two well deserving athletes to the State Games of America later this summer. 


7. Coach – The dedication and support of a coach is a wonderful thing. Coaches, we thank you for being a part of the Meijer State Games and coordinating your team. Get your team registered today! https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/summer-games-sports-lineup 

8. Intern – 
Interns are a valuable part of the Meijer State Games of Michigan team. Get hands-on experience in the world of sporting events by applying for one of our internships. While our 2019 Summer Internships have all been filled, we’ll have opportunities opening for next Fall and Winter soon. Internship information can be found here:


9. Spectate – Be a cheerleader for the day! Spend the day watching your favorite athletes or even just your favorite sport! Spectators are more than welcome at the Meijer State Games of Michigan’s Opening Ceremony! Bring your family and enjoy an evening of fun.

10. Sponsor – Your business could join our list of sponsors! We have many great sponsors that make the Meijer State Games a success. Sponsor like: Meijer, Lake Michigan Credit Union, Metro Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan, and Fox Motors to name a few!