Show-Me State Games
The SMSG is the largest state games in the United States. The SMSG is a member of the National Congress of State Games and the United States Olympic Committee. SMSG is a program of the Missouri Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health, . The name derives from the state's official nickname, the "Show-Me State."
The Show-Me State Games has expanded from 600 participants in 1985, to more than 34,000 year-round participants in 2014. In addition to three weekends in the summer, the Show-Me STATE GAMES hosts events throughout the year, including basketball tournaments,soccer events and a statewide Torch Run. The mission of the SMSG is to provide all Missourians the opportunity to take part in an event of health, fitness, family and fun.
- "Show-Me State Games To Host Regional Competition in 2008!". Show-Me State Games. Retrieved 2009-03-26.
- Missouri Secretary of State - State Archives - Origin of "Show Me" slogan
- Roberts, Jet (16 June 2011). "Show-Me Games Win First Place". CoMo Sports. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
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