Lynchburg is excited to host the 2019 State Games of America bringing thousands of athletes and their families, coaches and friends to the city!

From July 31st to August 4th, amateur athletes from across the country, of all ages and skill levels, will participate in over 55 different Olympic and Pan American sports. The State Games of America is an Olympic-style event featuring competition between State Games medal winners (gold, silver, bronze) from across the nation. Virginia Amateur Sports, Liberty University and the City of Lynchburg sponsor this event.

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The State Games of America will require the efforts of many, many, many volunteers. Offering your time and talent by volunteering is a great way to get involved in this prestigious national event and see the competitions up-close.

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Where to Stay

Lynchburg is home to many historical, luxury and casual hotels—perfect for an individual’s stay or the whole family. In fact, certain hotels will be offering special, discounted rates for the State Games, so ask your hotel when booking a reservation.

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Things to Do

After the events of the day have ended, unwind with some exploring. With dozens of unique shops, local museums and incredible restaurants located in the historic downtown Lynchburg, you won’t have any trouble planning your evening.

Things to Do

2019 Sport Listing

  • Archery – FITA
  • Archery – #D
  • Archery – Indoor Genesis
  • Baseball
  • Basketball – Youth
  • Billiards
  • Bowling
  • Chess
  • Disc Golf
  • Equestrian
  • Figure Skating
  • Fitness Competition
  • Floorball
  • Foot Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Judo
  • Jujutsu
  • Karate
  • Kayaking
  • Mini Golf
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paintball
  • Pickleball
  • Racquetball
  • Rugby – Adult
  • Run – 5K (Road Race)
  • Sand Volleyball
  • Shooting Sports – Pistol
  • Shooting Sports – 3 Position
  • Shooting Sports – Rimfire
  • Shooting Sports – Sporting Clays
  • Skateboarding
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Soccer – Outdoor
  • Softball – Adult Slowpitch
  • Softball – Youth Fastpitch
  • Swimming – Adult Long Course
  • Swimming – Adult Short Course
  • Swimming – Youth
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis – Adult
  • Tennis – Youth
  • Track & Field – Outdoor
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball – 2 on 2 Grass
  • Wing Racing
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga