West Michigan Sports Commission President to Participate in 10 Sporting Events  to Celebrate the Meijer State Games of Michigan 10-Year Anniversary

West Michigan Sports Commission President to Participate in 10 Sporting Events  to Celebrate the Meijer State Games of Michigan 10-Year Anniversary

Grand Rapids, Mich., June 6, 2018 — The Meijer State Games of Michigan is celebrating its 10-year anniversary during this year’s Summer Games. To celebrate the milestone, West Michigan Sports Commission president, Mike Guswiler, will be participating in 10 sports during the Summer Games.  

“It’s a cool idea for 10 years. It’s a fun way to celebrate,” said Guswiler. “We’ve never seen someone take on 10 sports, so it will be pretty exciting.”  

During the first weekend of events Guswiler will be participating in men’s pickleball and coed softball.  

Guswiler will participate in 8 sporting events during the main event weekend. Thursday June 20, Guswiler will participate in bocce ball. On Friday June 21, Guswiler will participate in golf and archery. Saturday June 22, Guswiler will participate in long jump as a part of the Meijer State Games track and field events, skeet shooting and freestyle swimming. On the final day of the Meijer State Games main event weekend, Sunday June 23, Guswiler will participate in bowling and small-bore rifle. 

Here is the schedule of events for the West Michigan Sports Commission president,  
Mike Guswiler: 

Friday, June 14 

Sport: Pickleball  
Time: 9:30 a.m. 
Location: Belknap Park, 30 Coldbrook St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 

Saturday, June 15 

Sport: Coed Softball 
Time: 8 a.m.  
Location: Huff Park, 2399 Ball Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49505 

Thursday, June 20 

Sport: Bocce Ball 
Time: 2 p.m.  
Location: Noto's Old World Italian Dining, 6600 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49546 

Friday, June 21 

Sport: Golf 
Time: 9 a.m. 
Location: Cedar Chase Golf Club, 7551 17 Mile Rd NE, Cedar Springs, MI, 49319 

Sport: 3D Archery 
Time: 3 p.m.   
Location: Sparta Hunting and Fishing Club, 13218 Long Lake Dr. Sparta, MI, 49345 

Saturday, June 22 

Sport: Track and Field 
Time: 10 a.m. 
Location: Comstock Park High School, 150 6 Mile Rd. NE, Comstock Park, MI, 49321 

Sport: Skeet Shooting 
Time: 11:30 a.m. 
Location: Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Dr. NE, Rockford, MI, 49341 

Sport: Swimming 
Time: 2 p.m.  
Location: Northview Aquatic Center, 4451 Hunsberger Ave. NE Grand Rapids, MI, 49525 

Sunday, June 23 

Sport: Bowling 
Time: 8 a.m. 
Location: Spectrum Lanes, 5656 Clyde Park Ave. SW, Wyoming, MI, 49509 

Sport: Small Bore Rifle 
Time: Noon 
Location: Rockford Sportsman Club, 11115 Northland Dr. NE Rockford, MI, 49341 

For more information on all sports offered by the Meijer State Games of Michigan, please visit https://www.stategamesofmichigan.com/summer-games-sports-lineup.  

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.  

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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.  

About the West Michigan Sports Commission: 

 The non-profit West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) identifies, secures and hosts a diverse level of youth and amateur sporting events to positively impact the economy and quality of life in the region. Since its inception in 2007, the WMSC has booked 734 sporting events and tournaments that attracted more than 1.2 million athletes and visitors, generating more than $344 million in direct visitor spending. For more information, visit westmisports.com and Facebook.com/WestMichiganSportsCommission and follow @WestMiSports. 

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