WAUSAU, WI (June 27, 2019) - The Badger State Games' Summer Games are celebrating 35 years of bringing Olympic-style sporting events to Wisconsin, allowing athletes of all ages and abilities to "Go for the Gold". Custom spinning medals in Gold, Silver, and Bronze are new this year to commemorate our 35th Anniversary. Those who metal, are then eligible to compete in the State Games of America taking place in Lynchburg, VA. Here are the Badger State Games (BSG) events happening this weekend.
BMX Series Racing
The fourth qualifying race in this series of seven as BMX Series Racing visits Rhinelander at Hodag BMX. The Badger State Games BMX Series 2019 takes us around Wisconsin with USA BMX clubs from DeForest, Elkhorn, Fond Du Lac, Oshkosh, Rhinelander, and Wisconsin Rapids. The series began in Elkhorn on February 10th and concludes with the Championship in DeForest on October 5th. On-site registration is available. More details available at www.visitwausau.com/bmx.
Friday, June 28
Hodag BMX, 955 Lynne St., Rhinelander, WI 54501
Racing Begins: 7:00 pm
Golf enthusiasts will gather at the Trapp River Golf Course play for top honors. For youth, this event includes contests in putting, driving, and chipping as well as 9 holes of golf. Adults will skip past the contests and play a full 18 holes. This will be the first year BSG Golf has been held at Trapp River. Registration is closed. More details available at www.visitwausau.com/bsg-golf.
Saturday, June 29
Trapp River Golf Course, 243124 County Road WW, Wausau, WI 54403
Start Time - Adults: 9:00 am
Start Time - Juniors: 10:30 am
Badger State Games' events are hosted in various cities and towns around the state of Wisconsin. For information regarding schedules, locations, athlete sign-ups, becoming a sponsor, or volunteering, please visit us at www.badgerstategames.org or call 715-355-8788.
2019 BSG Summer Games sponsors include CoVantage Credit Union, Fox WZAW & WSAW-TV 7, Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., Marshfield Children’s Hospital, MBE CPA’s, Auto Select, ESPN Sports Fan 100.5, and MSA Professional Services. Badger State Games are brought to you by Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority – Wisconsin’s Leader in Sports, Events & Tourism.
[PICTURED: BSG Junior Golf - (c) Badger State Games; 2019 BSG BMX Series - (c) Central Wisconsin BMX ]