DURHAM, North Carolina, May 9, 2012 – The North Carolina Amateur Sports’ Board of Directors has announced that the following North Carolina cities have been selected to host the Powerade State Games of North Carolina:
2013-14 – Charlotte Region 2015-16 – Triangle Area (Raleigh, Cary & Durham) 2017-18 – Piedmont Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Burlington) 2019-20 – Charlotte Region 2021-22 – Triangle Area (Raleigh, Cary & Durham)
Chuck Hobgood, President of North Carolina Amateur Sports, is especially pleased to see the Charlotte Region, the Triangle area and the Piedmont Triad areas working together to bring events to their regions. “It has been many years since Raleigh, Cary and Durham worked together to bring an event to the Triangle area, and Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Burlington have never worked together to host a sporting event,” Hobgood remarked. “Hosting the Powerade State Games in these regions will be historical events for North Carolina.”
The 2012 edition of the Powerade State Games will return to Winston-Salem for the second consecutive year. The 2011 event included nearly 10,000 athletes and coaches from 97 of 100 of North Carolina’s counties. More than 10,000 athletes and more than 20,000 spectators are expected to return to Winston-Salem for the Powerade State Games in June. Registration for the 2012 event is now open. The Powerade State Games of North Carolina are one of the oldest and largest State Games programs in the United States. Please visit www.ncsports.org for more details.
North Carolina Amateur Sports (NCAS) is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that annually hosts the Powerade State Games of North Carolina and Cycle North Carolina. NCAS is dedicated to the promotion of health, physical fitness and the Olympic Movement in North Carolina. For more information on NCAS and its events, please visit www.ncsports.org. ###