May 30 - June 1, 2019 on the campus of Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant
The State Summer Games is the largest Special Olympics Michigan event with 2,900 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 Medallion Partner of Special Olympics Michigan.
The Special Olympic Michigan app is available for download for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. The app includes interactive schedules, maps, venue information, competition results, videos, social media feeds and more! Should any schedule changes happen during the Games, the app will be updated automatically to reflect these changes. This is the same Special Olympics Michigan app that has been used for the 2017 State Summer Games and 2018 State Winter Games, so you may already have it on your device.
Once downloaded, adding State Summer Games info to the app is easy:
• Open the app
• Tap the "search" icon in the bottom-middle of the screen
• The 2018 State Summer Games will be listed on the screen under "Upcoming" events
• Tap on the red "+" to download the State Summer Games info to your app
• Once the info is downloaded, tap on the State Summer Games logo on your screen to access event info
You do not need a username or password to use the app. However, you can create one if you would like to use the in-app messaging feature or save documents and notes within the app or. To do so, tap on "my profile", then "login". Enter your email address and follow the on screen instructions to create an account.
State Summer Games General Schedule (Subject to Change)