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2015 Winter Games Details Released

Online registration for most sports is open The Winter Games will offer 20 sports with the new additions and are expected to host over 2,000 athletes. The Meijer State Games of Michigan continuously adds events that allow individuals of all ages and ability levels the opportunity to compete. The main weekend of the Winter Games will take place February 20 - 22, 2015 with opening ceremonies being held February 20 at Cannonsburg Ski & Ride Area (6800 Cannonsburg Rd NE, Belmont, Mich.) starting at 7 p.m. The Opening Ceremonies festivities will consist of fireworks, lighting of the cauldron and [...]

Hosting State Games of America bolsters West Michigan's sports appeal

MiBiz Written by: Jayson Bussa That Grand Rapids won the nod to host the 2017 State Games of America has ramifications beyond just the economic impact that bringing in thousands of out-of-state athletes and spectators will have on the region. For Mike Guswiler, executive director of the West Michigan Sports Commission, hosting the athletic competition serves as validation for all the effort his organizations and others in the community have put in to elevating sports in the region. “This is really a statement that we have arrived as a commission and as a destination for youth and amateur sports,” [...]

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