The goal of the Utah Area Sports program is to “bring souls to Christ” through the unparalleled fellowshipping activities that sports
provides to both members and friends of other faiths. Area directors and their committees have been called to assist in the development of well-organized programs in
The Utah Area (State of Utah) is divided into three Ecclesiastical areas: The Utah North A stakes and wards, well-trained coaches and officials; and a commitment to good sportsmanship on the part of participants and spectators.
rea; The Utah Salt Lake City Area; and the Utah South Area. It is supervised by one of the Presidents of the Seventy.The First Presidency has stated that, “Sports activities in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have a unique central purpose…a purpose much higher than the development of physical prowess, or even victory itself.” In fact, its primary purpose is to assist families, quorums and auxiliaries in meeting the mission of the church, which is to “invite all to come unto Christ” (D&C 20:59) and “be perfected in Him.” (Moroni 10:32).