The Meijer State Games of Michigan is a multi-sport, Olympic-style event that welcomes athletes regardless of age or ability. The Games embody the values of participation, sportsmanship and healthy living among residents of the state of Michigan. The philosophy of the Meijer State Games of Michigan is that everyone participates regardless of age or ability; everyone is welcome and everyone plays. The Meijer State Games of Michigan is truly a grassroots organization that relies on the dedication of thousands of volunteers and the support of corporate partners.
Like the Olympics, the Meijer State Games of Michigan includes an Opening Ceremonies that allows thousands of spectators to witness the Parade of Athletes, Lighting of the Cauldron and experience great entertainment.
An estimated 7,500+ athletes from all corners of Michigan will come and represent 40+ sports and compete in the 6th annual Meijer State Games of Michigan. The 2015 State Games of Michigan Opening Ceremonies will take place this weekend, June 25-28th.
For more information about the Games, please visit their website stategamesofmichigan.com.