Special Olympics Colorado has announced that Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction will host the 2013 State Summer Games next June 1st and 2nd. This is the first time that the Special Olympics competition of this magnitude will be held on the Western Slope since the organization began hosting these competitions back in 1969. The State Summer games are the largest Special Olympics sporting event of the year in Colorado. The games will kick off with the Opening Ceremonies on Sat. June 1st at 10am.