Jul 21, 2011 1:17 AM by Lee Douglas/Colorado Springs Sports Sports Corporation
Colorado Springs -- Though the first of two big weekends of competition in the 2011 Rocky Mountain State Games kicks off Friday, athletes from all across the state can still register to compete in 26 of the 34 sports offered.
The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation said today that athletes of all ages and skill levels can still sign up to compete in: 5K Run/Walk, Archery, Badminton, Billiards, BMX Racing, Bowling, Cycling, Diving, Figure Skating, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Judo, Karate, Powerlifting, Racquetball, Rock Climbing, Shooting, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon, Volleyball, and Wrestling.
Athletes may still register to compete and get full details at:
The latest to register include:
The youngest athlete to sign up is 5-year-old Shane Faith of Colorado Springs, who will compete in 3D Archery. The oldest is 82-year-old Robert Coutts of Colorado Springs, who will compete in the 50 and 100 meters in track and field.
Sean Ingram, 31 (Denver) Former state sprint champion (1994-1997) at Montbello High and CSU's record-holder (10.30) in the 100-meter dash and as part of the Rams 4x100-meter relay team (39.56). He will run in the 100 and 200 meters next weekend.
Dan Maas, 42, Littleton, entered in the 800, 1500 and 5000 meters. A four-time New Mexico prep state champion and 13-time NAIA All-American at Adams State College where he won seven national titles in the 1500, 5000 and distance medley relay. He's a member of the Adams State Athletic Hall of Fame. He led the team to four NAIA titles in cross country and indoor track and field and still holds the school record in the 1500 meters.
Skylar Killough-Wilhelm, 9, Castle Rock, gymnastics, won the all-around title, four gold medals and a bronze at the 2008 State Games of the West in Colorado Springs.
Dylan Brant, 17, Canon City. High school senior-to-be was the 2011 South Central League champion in the shot put (51-3.5). He was 4th at the state championships in the shot put and 5th in the discus for Canon City High. He will compete in both events at the RMSG.
RMSG Opening Weekend Schedule (Updated July 20)
Friday, July 22
Basketball: Manitou Springs High (8:00 a.m.-Youth; 6:00 p.m.-Adult)
BMX Racing: Pikes Peak BMX, Rampart Park, 8270 Lexington Dr. (7:00 p.m.)
Inline Hockey: CET Sports Arena, 3325 Meadow Ridge Dr. (6:00 a.m.- Midnight)
Soccer (High School): Memorial Park (12:00 Noon)
Tennis: Memorial Park Tennis Courts (8:00 a.m.)
Saturday, July 23
Basketball: (8:00 a.m.)
BMX Racing: (6:00 p.m.)
Diving: Schlessman Natatorium, Colorado College (9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
Inline Hockey: (6:00 a.m.-Midnight)
Soccer (Adult) Cheyenne Mtn. High & St. Mary's Grace Center, 1655 Pirate Heights (8:00 a.m.)
Soccer (High School): Memorial Park (10:00 a.m.)
Table Tennis: Downtown YMCA, 207 N. Nevada) (9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
Tennis: Memorial Park (8:00 a.m.)
Weightlifting: Olympic Training Center, Bldg. #7 (10:00 a.m.)
Sunday, July 24
Basketball: (8:00 a.m.)
BMX Racing: 11:00 a.m.
Inline Hockey: (6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Soccer (Adult): (8:00 a.m.)
Soccer (High School): (8:00 a.m.)
Table Tennis: (9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.)
Tennis: (8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)