Summer Fun Freebies Valued at over $50 Included With Registration This Year

LINCOLN, Neb. (April 10, 2023) — Registration is open for most sports in the 39th annual Cornhusker State Games, which take place July 14-30, 2023 in Lincoln, Omaha and several other Nebraska communities.

Nebraska Sports Council (NSC) officials announced today that participants registered by June 21st will receive “Summer Fun Freebies” including a CSG shirt, Arby’s Roast Beef sandwich and vouchers for free admission to several attractions, including a Saltdogs baseball game, a Storm Chasers baseball game, the Nebraska State Fair, the Lancaster Super Fair and the NEBRASKAland Days Rodeo.

More than 1,500 Nebraskans are already registered for the mid-summer sports festival, which offers competition in more than 70 sports for athletes of all ages and abilities. More than 10,000 total participants are expected again this year.

Officials also announced that entry fees for most sports will increase after April 21st. Those interested can find information and register at

The Cornhusker State Games is conducted by the Nebraska Sports Council, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization with a mission of providing sporting events and programs that educate and motivate Nebraskans to live healthy, active lives. The Games are funded primarily through sponsorships from more than 100 Nebraska business, including platinum partners: Farmer’s Mutual of Nebraska, Pepsi-Cola of Lincoln, Nebraska Orthopaedic Center and the Nebraska Medical Association.

Diamond partners include: Alpha Media, Arby’s of Lincoln, CHI Health St. Elizabeth, Grinnell Mutual, KOLN-KGIN Television, Midwest Tile, Marble and Granite, Nebraska Lottery, News Channel Nebraska, Sampson Construction, and Sandhills Global.

Gold partners include: ALLO Fiber, Casey’s, Complete Weddings + Events, Electronic Contracting Company, Fremont and Dodge County CVB, Gateway Mall, Graduate Lincoln, Grand Island Independent, Kearney Visitors Bureau, Liberty First Credit Union, Pillar Restaurant Group, redthread, Revolution Wraps, Scheels – Lincoln, TMCO, Inc., Visit Lincoln, and Visual Edge IT.

Silver partners include: Baird Holm, Biggerstaff Plumbing, Heating and AC, Bison, Inc., BlueCross and BlueShield of Nebraska, Complete Children’s Health, Cycle Works / Moose’s Tooth, Digital Sky, Empire Netting & Fence, Firespring, Hiland Dairy, Hohl Orthodontics, Home Services, Honda of Lincoln, J & H Specialty Contracting, Kawasaki, Kidwell, Lincoln Journal Star, Lincoln Pediatric Group, Lincoln Saltdogs, Morrow Collision Center, NE Textile & Supply, Nebraska State Fair, Nebraskaland Days, Norland Pure, Paul Davis Restoration, Scheels – Omaha, Single Barrel, Southeast Community College, TELCOR, TO Haas Tire & Auto, Unanimous, and Yankee Hill Brick.

Bronze partners include: AKRS Equipment, Ameritas, Amigos/Kings Classic, Arby’s of Omaha, B&R Stores, Black Hills Energy, BNSF Railways, Certified Piedmontese, City of Columbus, Columbus Area CVB, Crete Carrier Corp. / Shaffer Trucking, Decision Logic – Aviture, Enable Savings Plan, Glass Edge, Grand Island Tourism, Hornady, IC Energy Solutions, IES Electric, Image Inflators, IMT Insurance, Lincoln Federal Savings Bank, Lincoln Pediatric Dentistry, Nebraska Pork Producers Association, Nebraska Sheriffs’ Association, Nightcap Management, O Street Carpet, Olsson, Paper Tiger Shredding, Pinnacle Bank – Lincoln, Pratt Industries, Right Eye Digital, Sowers Club of Nebraska Foundation, Speece | Lewis Engineers, Studio 951, Sysco-Lincoln, UBT, UNICO Group, Valentino’s, Wal-mart/Sam’s Club and Younes Hospitality.

Team partners include: Angus Burgers and Shakes, Aqua Systems, Columbus Community Hospital, JM2 Masonry, RND Concrete Coatings, Summit Fire and Tinius Plumbing.

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