Inside Events: USA Masters Games
An Interview with Eric Engelbarts II, CSEE, CTA, Executive Director, Meijer State Games of Michigan
The USA Masters Games is a major Olympic-style, multi-sport event for athletes ages 21 and over. The 2016 USA Masters Games were held in Greensboro, North Carolina from July 21-31 and featured over 2,500 adult athletes who competed in 24 sports ranging from badminton and baseball to water polo and weightlifting. (A full listing of sports can be found here.)
Participants in 2016 came from 10 countries on six continents and 45 states. The second USA Masters Games were held in 2017 in San Diego, where 2,000 athletes from nine countries on five continents and 38 states took part. The third edition of the Games will take place in Grand Rapids, Michigan from June 19 to 28, 2020.
The USAMG lives up to its reputation as the National Sports Festival for Adult Athletes by combining a national-championships-level competitive experience in each sport with a fun and entertaining environment conducive to meeting and socializing with fellow adult athletes from across the U.S. and other countries of the world.
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