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State Games of America Coming to Hershey-Harrisburg

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A big event is coming to the Hershey-Harrisburg area this Summer.   Details were unveiled on Thursday for the State Games of America that will take place in Central Pennsylvania from July 31-August.   It’s a biennial olympic style competition that features the state games medal winners from across the nation going head to head.

“This year’s games will offer thousands of Pennsylvania athletes and qualified state athletes from across the country the opportunity to compete in the Hershey-Harrisburg area in 30 sports over five days,” said Keystone State Games producer Owen Costello.    25 facilities will be used to host sports.  There are currently 31 states conducting or organizing sports festivals known as State Games.

For more information go to http://www.visitHersheyHarrisburg.org or call (877) 727-8573.