Simplot Games Weekend Calendar

2014 Simplot Games Event Calendar

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                 Athlete Warm-Up Time (Holt Arena)

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                 Simplot Games Official’s Meeting (Red Lion)

                                                                             By Invitation only

 Thursday, February 13, 2014

7:00 a.m.                                         Set up Track – prepare for Meet

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.                 Athlete Warm-Up Time (Holt Arena)

3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.                 Team Check-in and Packet Distribution

                                                                      (Holt Arena turf NE corner)

3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.                 Simplot Games Store opens

                                                                      (Holt Arena turf NE corner)

4:45 p.m. to 4:55 p.m.                  Simplot Games Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

                                                                      (Holt Arena – on Simplot Games logo oval track)

                                                                            Pocatello Chamber of Commerce

                                                                              hosted by the Pocatello Chiefs

5:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.                 First day of Preliminary Competition Begins

                                                                                              (Holt Arena)

                                                           Preliminary Races:

                                                          1600 and 3200 distance

                                                          Weight Throw – Finals

Friday, February 14, 2014

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.                 Breakfast with Fosbury and Friends

(Red Lion Hotel, 1555 Pocatello Creek Road)

                                                          Community Breakfast with Keynote Speaker
                                                          Olympian and Gold Medalists Rafer Johnson

                              Admission is $20.00  Tickets available online or call 208-235-5604

7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.                Athlete Warm-Up Time (Holt Arena)

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.                Coaches Meeting (North Side, Section “K”)                                                      

9:00 a.m.                                        Second day of Preliminary competition begins

                                                                                  (Holt Arena)

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.                Olympians Autograph Signing

                                                                 (South Side Section “S”)

5:00 p.m.                                        Second day of Preliminary competition ends


Friday Evening:

6:00 to 9:30 p.m.                          Simplot Games After Dark

                                                       (ISU Pond Student Union Building)

6:00 to 6:30 p.m.                          Idaho Baked Potato Bar

                                                       Location:  Lemhi Room, Main Floor

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.                          Choice of Activities: 

  • Track Academy:           Presented by NCSA Athletic Recruiting

                         Location:           Salmon River Room, Top Floor (Room Limit: 100)


  • In The Spotlight:         Stacy Dragila, 2000 Gold Medal Women’s Pole Vault

                           Location:        Wood River Room, Main Floor (Room Limit: 250)


  • Deal or No Deal:          Win prizes at the Simplot Games version

                           Location:        Main Floor Lobby

* Door prizes in all three venues.  Must be present to win. 


7:30 – 9:30 p.m.                          Dance Party:  Live DJ Dance Party with Video Screens,

Laser Lights, Obstacle Course and Mechanical Bull.

                                                      Location:    ISU Student Union Bldg. Ballroom


 Saturday, February 16, 2013

7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.                 Athlete Warm-Up Time (Holt Arena)

8:00 a.m.                                       Simplot Games Finals Begins

11:25 a.m.                                       Simplot Games Ceremonies

                         Parade of Athletes including Olympians, Sponsors and Participants by State

12:30 p.m.                                      Simplot Games Finals – Competition Resumes

12:45 to 5:00 p.m.                        Medal Presentations

4:30 p.m.                                        2014 Simplot Games Conclude


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