What is 'Summer Games'?
Opening Ceremonies are scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday, June 13 at Hancock Stadium this year. In true pomp and ceremony during the Parade of Athletes representatives from the agencies (selected athletes and coaches) parade into the stadium in the best of Olympic tradition. Then please remove your caps and place your hands over your hearts for the National Anthem. This year’s entertainment will be posted closer to the event. Finally, to top off this spectacular event, is the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run where the officers will hand off the torch to athletes who will carry it along it’s final route and light the cauldron holding the Flame of Hope to kick off the Games!
LocationSITE: Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
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