Friday June 1, 2018

Otterbein University Sports Complex, Westerville, OHio
  • Join us for the First Annual Ohio Games Opening Ceremonies! 


More information coming soon!


​ALL ATHLETES WELCOME! IT'S FREE & OPEN TO PUBLIC
  • All registered Ohio Games Athletes (from any State), their families and friends are invited to our Health and Fitness Expo!
  • We also welcome local community members, fans of the Ohio Games, and anyone else interested in being healthy can attend.
  • This event is FREE and open to the public. 

Opening Ceremonies Begins at 5:00pm
  • Welcome (Presenter: Representative from Z+ Health & Fitness)
    • History of Ohio Games
    • About Z+ Health & Fitness
  • Parade of Athletes (Presenter: TBD)
    • Order of Sports 
      • Basketball
      • Cycling (Road and Mountain)
      • Multisport (Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike & Aquathlon)
      • Running
      • Soccer
      • Softball
      • Swimming
      • Weight Lifting
  • Presentation of America (Presenter: TBD)
    • Honoring Local Law Enforcement
    • Presentation of the Colors
    • National Anthem
  • Introduction of Distinguished Guests (Presenter: TBD)
    • Guests to TBD
  • Keynote Address 
    • Presenter: TBD
  • Torch Lighting
  • Closing Remarks
    • Presenter: TBD


6:30pm: Running Events Begin - Registration Coming Soon! 

PARADE OF ATHLETES
  • Please line up at least 15 minutes before the start of the Opening Ceremonies

  • Please be sure to wear your Ohio Games Opening Ceremonies Tee

  • If you are competing in multiple sports, please choose ONLY 1 for the purposes of the Parade.

  • You will process into the stadium as a group. Please follow the directions of your Sport Leader. When the procession starts, you will follow your flag bearer.


MORE INFO
  • Coming Soon!

OTTERBEIN UNIVERSITY SPORTS COMPLEX

DIRECTIONS HERE! 

180 Center Street, Westerville, Ohio 43081

From Cincinnati

  • Take 1-71 N
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 119 to merge onto I-270 E toward Wheeling
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 27 for Cleveland Ave/OH-710 S
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Cleveland Ave.
  • Turn right onto W Main St. 
  • Turn left onto Center St.

From Cleveland

  • Take I-71 S
  • Take exit 121 for Gemini Place toward OH-750/Polaris Parkway
  • Turn left onto Gemini Pl.
  • Continue onto Ikea Way
  • Turn right onto Worthington Rd.
  • Turn left onto Polaris Pkwy.
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto N. Cleveland Ave.
  • Turn left onto W Main St.
  • Turn left onto Center St.

From Columbus

  • Take I-71 N
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 119 to merge onto I-270 E toward Wheeling
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 27 for Cleveland Ave/OH-710 S
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto Cleveland Ave.
  • Turn right onto W Main St.
  • Turn left onto Center St.

From Dayton

  • Take I-70 E
  • Take the I-270 N to Cleveland Ave in Columbus.
  • Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 27 for Cleveland Ave/OH-710 S
  • Continue on Cleveland Ave.
  • Turn right onto W. Main St.
  • Turn left onto Center St.


Event Coordinator

Rebekah Brately

Opening Ceremonies