Powerade State Games Track & Field Breaks Record

Powerade State Games Track & Field Breaks Record

The Meet Starts Saturday at 9am at Johnson C. Smith University

DURHAM, North Carolina– The Powerade State Games Track & Field Meet will take place June 8-9 at Johnson C. Smith University. Registration closed at midnight last night and a new record has been set with 1,670 participants signed up. The previous record was 1,368 set in 2009 at Johnson C. Smith University. The youth track meet will be held on Saturday and the Masters & Open meet will be held on Sunday. Masters & Open participants can still register on-site from 8:00-9:30am on Sunday. No on-site registration is offered for youth participants.

The Powerade State Games of North Carolina kicked off last weekend with Youth Baseball regional competition and the Figure Skating Championships. Results can be viewed throughout the competition on our Powerade State Games Results page. Please bookmark this page for further reference. CLICK HERE

The 27th annual Powerade State Games will conclude on June 30th and covers the entirety of Mecklenburg County and beyond, with competitions taking place in Mooresville, Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Charlotte, Indian Trail, Pineville and Wingate. Registration is still open for some sports. Athletes can visit www.ncsports.org to register for each event.

The 2013 Opening Ceremonies will be held June 21 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in uptown Charlotte. The Opening Ceremonies features a commemorative gift for participating athletes, games, music, a parade of athletes and a lighting of the cauldron to announce the official start to the 2013 Powerade State Games of North Carolina.

The 2013 Powerade State Games of North Carolina corporate partners include: Powerade, BB&T, Harris Teeter, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation, Snyder’s-Lance, Visit Charlotte, Mooresville Convention & Visitors Bureau, Visit Lake Norman, Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Sports Commission, Charlotte Checkers, Visit NC, Capitol Broadcasting Company, Bojangle’s, Systel Office Automation, Enterprise and York Properties. It is not too late to be part of this year’s Powerade State Games; to become a sponsor contact North Carolina Amateur Sports at 919-361-1133 ext. 8.

North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS) is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that annually hosts the Powerade State Games of North Carolina and Cycle North Carolina. NCAS is dedicated to the promotion of health, physical fitness and the Olympic Movement in North Carolina. For more information on NCAS and its events, please visit www.ncsports.org.