The 31st Annual 2012 Keystone State Games Festival of Sports – PA’s Largest Amateur Sports Festival will take place in the Greater Hershey / Harrisburg Area during the week of July 31- August 5, 2012. Over 30 Sporting Events will be contested during the 2012 “Olympic Style” Sports Festival. Since its inception in 1981 Keystone State Games, Inc. has attracted over 300,000 participants of various age groups into their events.
The Keystone State Games, modeled after the Olympic Games, are PA’s largest annually held multi-sport competitions providing Pennsylvania’s amateur athletes an opportunity to compete against athletes from throughout the Commonwealth and Beyond in a Festival Atmosphere that promotes all of the positive aspects of amateur sports.
The mission of the Keystone State Games is to promote physical fitness and sports activity as a health improvement and disease prevention strategy for all Pennsylvanians and to create an expanded, coordinated and citizen-sponsored program of physical fitness and amateur athletic competition.
Keystone State Games is excited to announce that with the Hershey Harrisburg CVB the 2013 State Games of America will be hosted in Pennsylvania!!! The State Games of America is a National sports festival held biennially for State Games medal winners (gold, silver, bronze) from across the nation. Participants that compete in the Keystone State Games as well as their partnered events in 2011 and 2012 will be able to qualify to compete at the National Level in the Hershey Harrisburg Area July of 2013.
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