Simplot Games Weekend Calendar

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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 16, 2017

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Athlete Warm-Up Time (Holt Arena)
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Team Check-in and Packet Distribution (Holt Arena turf SE corner)
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 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 preliminaries / Weight Throw – Finals

Friday, February 17, 2017

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Breakfast with Fosbury and Friends (NEW LOCATION – ISU Student Union Ballroom, 921 S 8th Avenue)
Community Breakfast with Keynote Speaker Olympian Kristin Armstrong. Admission is $20.00 Tickets available online or by calling 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
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Holt Arena) Olympians Autograph Signing (NE ramp by the store)
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: Trent Sanderson
Topic: “Find your Passion & Stay the Course”
Location: Bengal Cafe, Main Floor (Room Limit: 75)


In The Spotlight Q&A: 400m hurdle Gold Medal Olympian Andre Phillips

Location: Wood River Room, Main Floor (Room Limit: 150)


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 Laser Lights, and inflatable obstacle course and zorb balls.
Location: ISU Student Union Building Ballroom


Saturday, February 18, 2017

7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. Athlete Warm-Up Time (Holt Arena)
8:00 a.m. Simplot Games Finals Begin
11:40 a.m. Simplot Games Ceremonies – Parade of Athletes including Olympians, Sponsors and Participants by State
12:25 p.m. Simplot Games Finals – Competition Resumes
12:45 to 5:00 p.m. Medal Presentations
5:00 p.m. Simplot Games Conclude