June 23

Special hotel athletic rates are now available, click the link above to make your reservation



Kroc Center
2500 S. Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI  49507

Sport Director: 

Jim Murray


Registration is closed for the 2018 Summer Games

Click here for the 2018 Registration packet

opening ceremony:

The 2018 Summer Games Opening Ceremony is June 22, 2018 at East Kentwood High School. The ceremony will feature the parade of athletes, the Classic K9 Stunt Dog show and much more! Click here to learn more information!

New in 2018! There will be a limited number of free Opening Ceremony T-shirts available to pre-registered athletes.
To ensure you get your 2018 Meijer State Games of Michigan athlete t-shirt, you now have the ability to pre-order a moisture wicking performance shirt and have it sent direct to your home. Skip the long line at the Opening Ceremony and arrive in style! Order yours today!


Entry Fees: 

First Division

  • Before 6/5: $40.00 - Additional divisions: $20.00
  • Before 6/17: $50.00 - Additional divisions: $25.00
  • On-site: $60.00 - Additional divisions: $30.00

Kata -Cost per team

  • Before 6/5: $40.00 - Additional divisions: $20.00
  • Before 6/17: $50.00 - Additional divisions: $25.00
  • Onsite registration: $60.00 - Additional divisions: $30.00

Team Shiai - Cost per team

  • Men – Five Person -  $60.00
  • Women – Three Person - $35.00

Team Registration will be on-site only. Team Players must be registered for individual Shiai or Kata

Open Division event:

  • $20.00 payable only at the event after you register!

Division Registration / Weigh In:

Juniors:    9:00 AM -10:00 AM
Kata:    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Masters / Senior Brown & Black:    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Senior White & Green Belt:    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Team:    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


All contestants must provide a valid U.S.J.F., U.S.J.I., or U.S.J.A. card. Foreign contestants must have the proper ID from their home country.

  1. You must present the primary membership card that shows the insurance coverage is current. If you do not present the membership card, you must purchase a membership card on site.
  2. U.S.J.I., U.S.J.F and U.S.J.A. membership registration will be available at the tournament site.
  3. Competition age is age as of June 23, 2018


Each athlete is required to print and sign a waiver. Waivers will be collected on-site. Do not send in waiver forms. (download)

Non-Black Belt Consent For

Any athlete that is not a black belt is required to have their instructor's permission in order to compete. The consent forms will be collected on-site along with the participation waiver. (download)

Spectator Fee:

$5 per person
Free ages 5 and under


This event is a qualifying event for the 2019 State Games of America. Any athlete who places 1st, 2nd, or 3rd has the opportunity to compete in the 2019 State Games of America hosted in Lynchburg, Virginia. Please visit the State Games of America website for more information