|Team Sport Deadlines fast approaching for the Piestewa Games|
|Written by SNSW|
|Wednesday, 11 July 2012 09:58|
Tempe, Arizona - Calls are pouring in from all across the nation for athletes to compete in the 11th Annual Lori Piestewa National Native American Games, the nations largest Native American Sports Festival of its kind. With a track record of participation from over 21 states, 119 cities, 72 tribes, with athletes competing from ages 6-78, the Lori Piestewa National Native American Games is gaining momentum. The eight sport festival will be held July 20th - 22nd at the Fort Mc Dowell, Salt River, and Fountain Hills communities.
Whether your sport is Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Softball, Track & Field, Volleyball or Wrestling, if you are 1/4 Native American there is a chance for you to compete and bring home a medal in this years event. For more information on the venues, entry deadlines, and sport details please visit the Games website at www.gcsg.org.
Registration is open now and the process to sign up is simple. Go online to www.gcsg.org and either download the entry form, fill it out mail or fax it to the Grand Canyon State Games office at 2120 East 6th Street, Suite 4, Tempe, AZ 85281, FAX 480-517-9739 or you can register online at our site with a credit card. Sign up TODAY! Call the office if you have any questions at 480-517-9700.
The Grand Canyon State Games is Arizona's Amateur Olympics. In celebrating our 20th Anniversary year, the mission remains solid in showcasing the talents and aspirations of Arizona's and America's amateur athletes regardless of age or ability. Approximately 30,000 participants compete annually and over 443,000 athletes have competed to date since our inception in our year-round format which offers over 100 sporting events and the nation's largest Art and Essay Contests.The vision remains strong in our motto to Get Up! Get Active! Get Involved! Get Healthy!