Mississippi's largest statewide amateur sportsfest.

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State Games of Mississippi
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About Us

History
The State Games of Mississippi began in 1991 with 1.200 athletes competing in 12 sports. The 2014 State Games consisted of 37 sports with more than 5,000 athletes competing. This year, 37 sports will again attract amateur athletes from across the state for top competition.

Mission Statement
The State Games of Mississippi is a privately-sponsored, non-profit organization that promotes amateur athletics and healthy lifestyles for Mississippians of all ages and abilities.

Affiliations
The State Games of Missisippi is a member of the National Congress of State Games and is affiliated with the U.S. Olympic Committee.  Mississippi is one of 35 states that hold State Games competitions each year.

Competitors in the State Games of Mississippi are eligible to compete in the bi-annual Southeast Sports Festival.  Medalists in the State Games of Mississippi are eligible to compete in the bi-annual State Games of America.

Governance
The State Games of Mississippi is governed by a 15-member Board of Directors.  A statewide Advisory Board provides input to the organization.  A four-person staff conducts the day-to-day activities of the organization.

Funding
The State Games of Mississippi is a non-profit organization funded by sponsorships, donations and entry fees. It is our many sponsors who help us keep entry fees affordable.

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