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Kicking Off the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games

By Cami Mathews on June 02, 2017 in

Cedar City, Summer

2017-6-utah-summer-games-signs.jpgThe 32nd annual Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games celebrates excellence in the human spirit and healthy lifestyles through extraordinary sporting events and competition. Kicking off the Games will be the Opening Ceremony on Thursday, June 8 at 8:30 p.m. in the Southern Utah University Eccles Coliseum and will feature the athlete’s march, live entertainment, and fireworks.

The Utah Summer Games attracts athletes of all ages and skill level from across the western United States to compete in more than 40 different sporting events. Since 1986, this event has been conducted in Cedar City, Utah with an average total of 9,600 participants, 50,000 spectators, and 1,000 volunteers in attendance each year.

Prior to the Opening Ceremony and new this year, is a free Summer Block Party, sponsored by the KSL Read Today Initiative. The block party will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on June 8 in front of the SUU Centrum on 800 West. There will be food trucks, face painting, games and prizes.2017-6-utah-summer-games-opening-ceremony.jpg

To attend the Opening Ceremony, general admission is $5 and reserved seating is $8. Athletes can attend for free by wearing their official Utah Summer Games athlete t-shirt. There are no youth/child prices for this event. Tickets can be purchased at SUU’s Centrum Ticket Office at (435) 586-7872 or online . They are also available for purchase at the gate.


     

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