JULY 11, 2014, 6:30PM
QUALCOMM STADIUM: HOME OF THE SAN DIEGO CHARGERS
(Picture courtesy of Glory Days Photography)
spectacular night not to miss! Olympic stars will
lead the parade of California State Games athletes
onto the same field as 3 Super Bowls.
The Opening Ceremonies is an event when all athletes,
parents, and coaches gather to share in the spectacle
and pageantry of the Games. This is the night when
every athlete is treated like an Olympian.
Runners & Lighting of the Cauldron!
If you want to be a Torch
Runner, submit this
form by June 20 to be considered.
between 4:30pm-6:00pm to check out the Athlete Village.
Vendors will be giving out prizes, samples, and
selling souvenirs at Section L.
the past, all spectator seating has been open
seating, so you had to get there right when the
gates opened to get a premier seat. Also in the
past, all athletes were seated as they marched
in, so you never knew where you where you would
be seated. Now you have the opportunity for an
additional $15 to purchase reserved seats in the
center section for spectators and/or athletes.
Athletes still get in free and there will still
be open seating for spectators, but we are offering
a new option to buy reserved seats. First
ones to purchase, get the best seats!
*Premium Spectator Seating:
$25 donation includes admission
and reserved seat in Center section of Plaza
Open Seating Spectator Ticket:
$10.00 per spectator
(Athletes that march in the parade
*Premium Athlete Seating:
$15 donation gets you a reserved
seat in Center section of Athlete Seating area
$5 per vehicle
Ceremonies Tickets are available online through
Sunday July 6 at midnight. After that time, they
are only available at Athlete Check-in or at the
stadium, Ticket Booth F on Friday after 4:30pm.
All Pre-paid spectator tickets (Premium &
Open Seating) may be picked up anytime during
Athlete Check-In or at the stadium Ticket Booth
F Will Call on Friday after 4:30pm. Premium Athlete
tickets may only be picked up at the VIP table
in Athlete Staging area at the stadium after 4:30pm
of Qualcomm Stadium
are no ATMs at Qualcomm Stadium, remember to bring
cash for concessions.
highly recommend that you buy your tickets ahead
of time so you will not have to stand in line. Pre-paid
Tickets may be picked up during Athlete Check-In
or at Opening Ceremonies Will Call, Ticket Booth
F after 4:30pm on Friday.
registered athletes are invited to participate in
All athletes participating in the parade get in
- 6:00pm: Athlete Village area open in Parking
5:30pm: Line up for the Parade of Athletes at
Parking Lot M1. If
athletes are too young to be dropped off, a coach/parent
may stay with the child. Athletes will be supervised
at all times.
dropping off kids, parents can enter through the
Main Gates at Section G. Souvenir booths will
be available at both sections.
2 COACHES PER TEAM may march in the parade with
ARE NOT ALLOWED TO PARADE WITH THE KIDS
your team jersey, jacket or T-shirt for the parade.
will be available at the stadium.
Out Videos from past Opening Ceremonies on
Official Program of the 2014 California State
athletes registered before June 15 will have their
names included in the the Official Program! You
can also purchase an Ad in The Champion for your
athlete or team!
YOUR 2014 PROGRAM AD HERE
Print a Form to purchase a Program Ad
your 2014 PROGRAMS here
Programs may only be picked up at Athlete Check-In.
Programs will only be available for purchase at
Athlete Check-In and Opening Ceremonies.
SATURDAY, JULY 19 - one week
after the Games
(Padres are out of town during the Games
San Diego Padres vs. Mets
5:40pm at Petco Park
California State Games have teamed up with the
San Diego Padres to offer discounted tickets
to all California State Games participants &
their supporters for the Saturday July 19th
game since they are out of town during the Games
redeem this special offer: CLICK HERE
Offer Code: STATEGAMES
you are purchasing 20 or more tickets, contact
Ryan Eifler 619-795-5162, firstname.lastname@example.org
you click on the hyperlink above, follow these
simple steps to get your Padres tickets:
1. Click on the link above
2. Enter the Special Offer Code: STATEGAMES
(Do not enter email address here)
3. Create new Ticketmaster Account (or use your
4. Select seat location(s)
5. Print tickets at home