Show-Me Games Open Friday in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Show-Me State Games kick off today (June 16) and run through Sunday (June 18).

This is an annual Olympic-style sports festival across Missouri where people of all ages and ability levels compete in more than 40 sports.  

Eight sports are involved in this weekend's games.  Another round of games takes place in July.

The torch run for the Show Me State Games began in April in Springfield.

A majority of the events this weekend are held in Columbia. 

The Show-Me State Games is a non-profit program of the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health and is hosted by the University of Missouri.

You can find out which sports are involved this weekend and follow results on the Show-Me Games website here


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