2015 Simplot Games
The 37th annual Simplot Games will be held February 19-21, 2015 at Idaho State University’s Holt Arena. The annual J.R. Simplot Company-sponsored event has become one of the nation’s premier high school indoor track and field events since it was first held in 1979.
Although the 2,000 athletes from 20 different states, Canada and Mexico who travel to Pocatello come to shine under Holt Arena’s bright lights, the Simplot Games weekend itself is about more than just standing atop a podium.
Competitors get the chance to mingle with Olympic legends like Dick Fosbury, our honorary chairman, Andre Phillips, Stacy Dragila, Willie Banks and Mike Powell. The Games also offers recognition for everyone with the Parade of Athletes, a truly Olympic event.
The Simplot Games is unique because it is an open meet, which means athletes do not need a certain qualifying time or distance to be able to compete. Everyone is welcome at the Games and this allows high school athletes from all over the chance to compete and have fun. It truly makes Simplot Games an extraordinary experience for everyone.
You can view video footage of Simplot Games on the web via RunnerSpace.com