Thursday, February 19, 2009

Community News: Simplot Games Track & Field Event in Pocatello, Idaho

Pocatello is welcoming over 1800 athletes, coaches, parents and fans to the Annual Simplot Games this weekend! Simplot Games is the nation's premier indoor track and field event for high school athletes. Located in Holt Arena on the campus of Idaho State University , the Games' unique 200 meter banked-board track is one of the fastest in the nation. Records are broken each year at this one-of-a-kind indoor facility.

Join the Pocatello Chamber the following events:

"Let the Games Begin” Ribbon Cutting at Holt Arena
4:45 pm on Main Track with cake and refreshments from Costco

Breakfast with Fosbury and Friends, hosted by Olympian Dick Fosbury
Special Guest: Olympian Triple-jump legend Willie Banks, “Success is just a hop, skip, and jump away"
Red Lion Hotel at 7:30 am, Tickets are $20, Call 235-5604

Simplot Games Ceremonies at 11:20 am at Holt Arena
Visit for updated schedules and information!

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