Local Olympic-style winter games return

The Meijer State Games of Michigan — Winter Games will be in full swing this weekend.

Hosted by the West Michigan Sports Commission, eight of the 13 sports competitions will be featured at different sporting venues on Saturday and Sunday. The events are indoor archery, ninja, fencing, cross-country skiing (freestyle and Nordic), karate, disc golf, shooting sports and wrestling.

The winter games will begin on Friday with an athlete celebration hosted by the Grand Rapids Griffins at Van Andel Arena, 130 W. Fulton St. The games’ main weekend will commence Saturday. It will feature cross-country skiing-freestyle, karate, disc golf and shooting sports pistol competitions.

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Media Contacts

West Michigan Sports Commission:

Katy Tigchelaar

Kim Skeltis, Blue Blaze PR

Meijer State Games of Michigan:

Eric Engelbarts, II

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