State Games of America

State Games of America


2019 State Games of America

Lynchburg, Virginia

July 31 - August 4, 2019 

A property of the National Congress of State Games, the State Games of America is a biennial amateur multi-sport event for athletes of all ages. Medal winners from the 31 states conducting statewide sports festivals, known as State Games, are eligible for this event. The 2019 State Games of America will be hosted in Lynchburg, Virginia on July 31 - August 4.

State Games athletes compete in Olympic or Pan American sports as well as a variety of local favorites. 

Medal winners in the following sports from the 2017 & 2018 Rocky Mountain State Games will qualify for the 2019 SGA.  This event will be hosted by the City of Lynchburg and the Virginia Commonwealth Games.  

Medal winners from the 2019 & 2020 Rocky Mountain State Games will qualify for the 2021 State Games of America in Ames, IA. A complete list of qualifying sports for the 2021 SGA is coming soon. 

2019 State Games of America Sports

5K Cross Country Gymnastics Paintball Snowflex (Ski & Snowboard) Ultimate Frisbee
Archery Disc Golf Horseshoes* Pickleball Soccer Volleyball (Beach)
Baseball Drone Racing* Ice Hockey Powerlifting Softball Volleyball (Grass)
Basketball E-games Judo Racquetball Swimming Wrestling
Biathlon Equestrian Jujutsu Rockclimbing (Indoor)* Taekwondo Yoga
Billiards Field Hockey Karate Rugby Tennis  
Bowling Figure Skating Lacrosse Shooting Sports Track & Field  
Chess Fitness Competition Mountain Biking Skateboarding Trail Race  


SGA 2019 Promotional Video from State games of America on YouTube.

An event of the National Congress of State Games