State Games of America officials tour GR

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Officials with the State Games of America were in Grand Rapids this week, scouting it as a potential host for the event.

The games bring medalists from state games around the country to one location every two years to compete. Grad Rapids is one of four finalist cities to host the 2017 event.

==Above, West Michigan Sports Commission President Mike Guswiler discusses what city representatives showed State Games officials and when the city will know whether it will host the games.==

The three other cities under consideration to host the 2017 games are San Diego, Calif., Hampton Roads, Va. and Lincoln, Neb.

Lincoln is hosting the 2015 games.

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