State Summer Games is officially over…the weather was beautiful, the smiles were contagious and the energy was up! Over all we awarded, 441 Gold Medals, 340 Silver Medals, 251 Bronze Medals, 161 4th Place Ribbons, 57 5th Place Ribbons, 12 6th Place Ribbons and 1 7th Place Ribbons.
We want to thank all the athletes, coaches, families, officials and volunteers that made this past weekend possible. Big thanks goes to Mrs. Rosa Dunn, Mistress of Ceremonies, New Orleans Saints Jed Collins, Honorary Coach and all the other dignitaries that came to cheer on our athletes. Of course, this event would not have been possible without financial support from our State Games Sponsors:
Mission Partners: Louisiana Law Enforcement Torch Run and the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Program Partner: Walmart
Platinum Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Medallion Sponsors: Lafayette Rotary Club South and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation
Gold Medal Sponsor: Smitty Supply, Inc.
Silver Sponsors: MidSouth Bank and Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Bronze Sponsors: Hood Northlake Chevrolet- Drive It Forward Campaign, Huntington Ingalls Industries, The Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation, W & T Offshore, and
New Orleans Hash House Harriers Red Dress Run
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Now we move on to Camp Shriver’s and Fall Classic