GENERAL INFORMATION

Date: Friday, July 20, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm

Location:

Mizzou Arena
1 Champions Dr #200,
Columbia, MO 65201

Entry: Free and Open to the Public


ENTERTAINMENT

National Anthem Singer

TBD

Athlete Parade

Athletes have the opportunity to represent their sport as they parade into Opening Ceremony.

Special Guests

MU athletes will attend the Opening Ceremony and will answer questions from KOMU news anchor Jim Riek.  A special guest will help with our Oath of Athletes, an annual tradition at the Opening Ceremony to promote sportsmanship. The MU athletes will be signing autographs when the opening ceremony concludes.

Lighting of the Cauldron

The 2018 Summer Games will officially kick off as the torch enters the stadium and the cauldron is lit.

 

More information on Opening Ceremony coming soon.