Powerade State Games coming to Charlotte

Powerade State Games of NC

April Update
The Powerade State Games is returning to the Charlotte region in 2013 and we want YOU to be a part of the largest sports festival in North Carolina! Held throughout the month of June, the Powerade State Games will feature over 12,000 athletes participating in 19 different sports across more than 30 venues in a true Olympic-style sporting event. Please read this information carefully to ensure you won’t miss out on all the FUN in Charlotte this June!

Online Registration Deadlines Approaching Quickly!
Online registration for the Powerade State Games is ongoing for all sports at www.ncsports.org. Registration deadlines are approaching quickly, so make sure you sign up today to guarantee your spot in the event of your choice! Click on your sport to the left for competition and registration information.

Opening Ceremonies at the NASCAR Hall of Fame
The Powerade State Games Opening Ceremonies, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of NC, is the largest and most exciting event of the Games. This year’s Opening Ceremonies is an Olympic Day Celebration and will take place on Friday, June 21 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Uptown Charlotte. All Powerade State Games athletes are invited to walk down Glory Road in the annual Parade of Athletes and watch the lighting of the cauldron in the Ceremonial Plaza adjacent to the Hall of Fame entrance. For more information, please visit the Opening Ceremonies Page of our website.

Free Entry Into The NASCAR Hall of Fame!
Athletes that participate in the 2013 Opening Ceremonies are eligible for a free entry into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on June 21. With more than 50 hands-on experiences, the Hall provides great entertainment for youth and adult alike. Even if you are not a NASCAR fan, the Hall is guaranteed to get your adrenaline racing. With activities like tire-changing stations, realistic race simulators, a broadcast booth and a KidsZone, you can Do It All At The Hall! Free entry into the NASCAR Hall of Fame is limited. Check the Opening Ceremonies Page for details on claiming your admission ticket.

Hotel Accommodations
Powerade State Games participants are responsible for making their own housing arrangements in the Charlotte region while competing in the Powerade State Games of North Carolina. Competitive rates have been negotiated at hotels throughout the Charlotte region for all event dates. Make sure you mention you are in town for the Powerade State Games to receive the lowest rate! Click HERE for more information and to find the Powerade State Games hotels closest to your venue.

Powerade State Games Sponsors
The Powerade State Games would like to thank the following partners for their support: Powerade, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC, Harris Teeter, BB&T, Carolina Hurricanes, Snyder’s-Lance, Visit Charlotte, Visit Lake Norman, Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Charlotte Sports Foundation, Carolina Panthers, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Systel, York Properties, Triad Sports Coverage, Charlotte Checkers & Bojangle’s.