Athletes of all ages and abilities with big dreams can now register for the 2021 Rocky Mountain State Games, Colorado's largest sports festival, and choose from a tremendous lineup of sports to test their skills for a chance to take home prized medals. This year the Rocky Mountain State Games is bringing back some popular sports such as Cycling, Judo, and Taekwondo, and introducing some new and exciting sports; Artistic Swimming, Drone Soccer, and a Trail Run!
The Rocky Mountain State Games is hosting the first statewide tournament for the growing robotic sport of Drone Soccer. U.S. Drone Soccer launched in Colorado with the first academic program adopted at Coronado High School in Colorado Springs. Presented in partnership with Wings Over The Rockies Air and Space Museum, this educational sport introduces students to aerospace technology with thrilling team competition.
The 20th annual Rocky Mountain State Games will take place primarily over the last two weekends in July (July 16-18 & 23-25) with the majority of competitions in Colorado Springs. Athletes can take advantage of early registration discounts and find all important information on their sport, venue and dates at RockyMountainStateGames.org.
Since its debut in 2002, the RMSG has attracted more than130,000 athletes and 186,000 spectators. More than half of those athletes have come from outside El Paso County supporting The Sports Corp's mission of driving economic development in the region.
"As Olympic City USA, we are proud to host the state's largest multi-sport festival," said Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers.
For more information on all sports and to register, visit RockyMountainStateGames.org ?More than 500 volunteers, officials, and operations assistants are needed to execute the State Games. To volunteer or apply to officiate, visit the volunteer page at RockyMountainStateGames.org.
The Colorado Springs Sports Corp. has listed some upcoming events, part of a robust calendar of sports for this summer, and into the fall.
Sports Corp Golf Tournament - May 12
PPIHC Technical Inspection - June 21
Colorado Football Preview - July TBD
Rocky Mountain State Games - July 16-18 & 23-25
Olympic Downtown Celebration - Tokyo- July 31
The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb - August 7
Hockey Face-Off Luncheon - September TBD
Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off - September 4-6
RMSG/CSI Figure Skating Invitational - September 9-12
Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame - November TBD
NCAA Division II Men's & Women's Soccer Championships- December 9-11