Date: Friday, July 22, 2022

Time: 7:00 pm


Mizzou Arena
1 Champions Dr #200,
Columbia, MO 65201

Entry: Free and Open to the Public


Athlete Parade

Athletes have the opportunity to represent their sport as they parade into Opening Ceremony.

Special Guests

MU athletes will attend the Opening Ceremony and will answer questions from KOMU.  A special guest will help with our Oath of Athletes, an annual tradition at the Opening Ceremony to promote sportsmanship. The MU athletes will be signing autographs when the opening ceremony concludes.

Lighting of the Cauldron

The 2022 Summer Games will officially kick off as the torch enters the stadium and the cauldron is lit.


More information on Opening Ceremony coming soon.