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Press Release: Badger State Games Kicks Off 30th Annual Winter Games with Torch Ceremony

WAUSAU, WI (Dec. 26, 2018) – The Badger State Games’s (BSG) Winter Games and Wausau/Central Wisconsin Sports Authority are celebrating 30 years of great tradition of Olympic-style sporting events for amateur athletes of all ages and athletic abilities.  To kick-off the 2019 winter season, BSG is holding opening ceremonies on Thursday, January 10, 2019.

Opening ceremonies will include opening comments by Sports Authority’s Executive Director, Richard Barrett and City of Wausau Mayor, Robert Mielke, guest commissioners and athletes from the original five sports, displays from previous years, refreshments, and ceremonial lighting of the Winter Games torch.  The original five winter sports included Alpine Skiing, Curling, Nordic Skiing, Figure Skating, and Hockey. In 2019, BSG Winter Games will hold 25 sporting events including the originals, along with eGames, Bowling, Martial Arts, Ski Jumping, Disc Golf, Youth Snowmobiling, and much more!

WHAT:        Badger State Games’ 2019 Winter Games Opening Ceremony

DATE:         January 10, 2019

TIME:          2:00-3:00 pm

LOCATION: Wausau Center Mall (Near old J.C. Penney store)        

For more information or to register, go to www.badgerstategames.org or call 715-355-8788 

2019 BSG Summer Games sponsors include CoVantage Credit UnionFox WZAW & WSAW-TV 7Habush Habush & Rottier S.C.Marshfield Children’s HospitalMBE CPA’sAuto SelectESPN 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.

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