June 1-3, 2017 on the campus of Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant
Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Philip Irion
The State Summer Games is the largest Special Olympics Michigan event with 2,600 SOMI athletes along with an additional 3,400 coaches, volunteers, chaperones, family members and spectators attending each year.
Ten types of competition are offered at the State Summer Games each year, including athletics, bocce, bowling, gymnastics, horseshoes, power lifting, swimming, weightlifting, volleyball, developmental athletics and motor activities training program.
Athletes compete in State Summer Games after qualifying at local competitions throughout the year.
The State Summer Games is one of six annual statewide competitions for the athletes of Special Olympics Michigan. The Special Olympics Michigan programs are offered at no cost to the athletes or their families.
The State Summer Games is proudly presented by SpartanNash, the only Statewide Premier Gold Medallion Partner of Special Olympics Michigan.