16 May State Summer Games – Inclement Weather Announcements
Due to the impending cold and snowy/rainy weather in Missoula at State Summer Games, the following events have moved inside.
-Opening Ceremony will now be hosted in the Adams Center. Please note we will be doing a representative parade (3 to 5 people per delegation) instead of a full delegation parade.
-Team BBQ will now be hosted in the UM Adams Center East & West Auxiliary Gyms. And, due to moving the BBQ into the East & West Gyms, MATP will be hosted in the UM Adams Center North B. Same location as Powerlifting.
-Bocce (Wednesday and Thursday) will be in Washington Grizzly Stadium. While it will still be wet, the stadium offers areas for the athletes and unified teammates to be in out of the rain while waiting for their games, and a field that will not turn to mud! Below are some pertinent details for the event:
- Parking: vehicles will be allowed to park in Lot Z. Buses will have coned off areas along the street (Campus Drive). Please see the attached university map as the parking lots are still marked correctly.
- Stadium Entry: the gates on the west side of the stadium will be open for teams to enter. Adjacent to Lot Z.
- Team Staging: teams will be allowed to wait and stage in the north end zone concourse of the stadium. This will also be the location for the team check-in starting at 8:15am each day.
- Field of Play: will remain the same as if the event were hosted in Riverbowl Field. Only athletes, unified teammates and court volunteers will be allowed down on the field. To access the field, participants will be ushered down the tunnel and onto the field by marshals.
- Delayed: team check in at 11am on Wednesday, competition to start at noon, modified schedule
-Kayaking – cancelled
-Soccer – delayed, team check in at 10:30am, competition to start at 11am, modified schedule
-Golf – delayed, individual skills to start at 11am, course play to start at 11:30am with STRONG possibility of cancellation
-Athletics – will proceed as scheduled
-Triathlon – has been moved inside the Missoula Family YMCA, team check in at 9:15am in the lobby
-Olympic Village – stay tuned for a new location