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You Can Carry the Torch

In the Unified Relay Across America, anyone can help deliver the Flame of Hope to Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
Johanna Schoeneck, Zachary Commander and Corey Leonhard are co-captains for the Unified Relay.

In July, 9 Days of Awesome

In 100 days, the 2015 World Summer Games in Los Angeles kick off. Starting July 25, 7,000 Special Olympics athletes will compete at , and you're invited to cheer them on!

The Flame of Hope is Ignited

The sun's rays lit a flame in Athens, Greece, that will travel by relay to Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. 

The Special Olympics World Games Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service's new stamp celebrating the upcoming World Summer Games in Los Angeles is available now.

Our Impact

Special Olympics helps individuals with intellectual disabilities overcome barriers through sports. Every day we empower our athletes to shatter stereotypes and exceed their personal bests on the playing field and in life.

Get Off the Sidelines and Get in the Game

Special Olympics Unified Sports is fun and action for teams of people with and without intellectual disabilities. 


Spotlight on North America

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300 x 200 Unified Relay

Carry The Torch

In the Unified Relay Across America, people like you can carry the torch in a coast-to-coast relay to the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. LEARN MORE ››


Remembering a Special Olympics Champion

North Carolina athlete Marty Sheets has been a big part of Special Olympics since the very first International Games were held in 1968. He died May 19 at the age of 62. He leaves a legacy of bravery, perseverance and joy to all who knew him. Read More ››

Powerlifting Training at La Manga

On April 16-18 2015, Special Olympics Powerlifting athlete Dion Thomas along with Special Olympics coaches Todd Youngblood and Chip Hultquist attended the International Powerlifting Federation's (IPF) Powerlifting Coaching Certification Course in La Manga, Spain. Read More ››


Coca-ColaSpecial Olympics Founding Partner.

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Toys"R"UsHelping children of all abilities experience #MyFirstSports-Moment
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Events Around the WorldGo to the Worldwide Calendar

Unified Relay Across America
Unified Relay

YOU can take part in the Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America, an event that will unify the nation.

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Floor Hockey Championship
Floor Hockey Playoffs

Join us for the Special Olympics Ontario Provincial Floor Hockey Championships as 24 teams compete to qualify for National Games.

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European Football Week
European Football Week

Join us as footballers of all abilities from 12 European teams show their skills on pitches throughout Europe May 30th though June 6th.

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Upcoming Events Around the World


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Location

May 25 - 27 2015

2015 Special Olympics Ontario Provincial School Championships

Join us on May 25-27 in Oshawa, Ontario Canada as our athletes compete and show their skill in basketball, bocce, soccer, and track & field competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Oshawa, Ontario
CANADA

May 26, 2015
6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Unified Relay Across America Southern Route Kickoff

The start of the Unified Relay Across America' Presented by Bank of America on the southern route will start a continual six week fundraiser for Special Olympics. Thousands of people will be running, biking, skating or walking with a special torch, carrying it across the United States to Los Angeles. L.A. will be the site of the 2015 Special Olympics World Winter Games, and the Unified Relay will bring the Flame of Hope that will be used in the Opening Ceremony. You can carry the torch! Get more information about the Relay at the website link below.
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Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way

Miami, Florida
UNITED STATES

May 26 - 28 2015

Unified Relay Across America - District of Columbia Relay Legs

The Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America, is a once in a lifetime opportunity for America to unify to build communities of respect and inclusion. Over the course of 46 days, in a hand-to-hand exchange, people throughout the nation will carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope across the country and deliver it to Los Angeles for the Special Olympics World Games. The Unified Relay will be three simultaneous routes hitting all 50 states and will be led by celebrity and Special Olympics athlete co-captains and supported by law enforcement officers. The District of Columbia relay legs will begin on May 26th in downtown Washington DC at 7:00 AM, continuing through the Arboretum, then a second relay leg, Colmar Manor to College Park will be run from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Thursday May 28th the relay continues with a relay leg from Largo to Barney Circle taking place between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM and then with a final opportunity to participate from DC to Alexandria between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM.
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Maria-Nelly Johnson
Email: mjohnson@specialolympicsdc.org
Phone: 202-408-2640
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Downtown DC to Arboretum (White): Between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM
Washington DC, District of Columbia
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Unified Relay Across America North Route Kickoff

The start of the Unified Relay Across America' Presented by Bank of America on the northern route will start a continual six week fundraiser for Special Olympics. Thousands of people will be running, biking, skating or walking with a special torch, carrying it across the United States to Los Angeles. L.A. will be the site of the 2015 Special Olympics World Winter Games, and the Unified Relay will bring the Flame of Hope that will be used in the Opening Ceremony. You can carry the torch! Get more information about the Relay at the website link below.
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Augusta Capitol Building
State Street

Augusta , Maine
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

Unified Relay Across America Central Route Kickoff

The start of the Unified Relay Across America' Presented by Bank of America on the central route will start a continual six week fundraiser for Special Olympics. Thousands of people will be running, biking, skating or walking with a special torch, carrying it across the United States to Los Angeles. L.A. will be the site of the 2015 Special Olympics World Winter Games, and the Unified Relay will bring the Flame of Hope that will be used in the Opening Ceremony. You can carry the torch! Get more information about the Relay at the website link below.
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U.S. Capitol or nearby
Washington, District of Columbia
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saginaw Tip-A-Cop

The Midland Tip-A-Cop will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Bennigans. Police Officers volunteer their time and energy to help raise money for Michigan Special Olympics and all the athletes who are involved in the program. The officers help Bennigans Wait Staff and earn tips to help support the Michigan Special Olympics. Please join the us by visiting Bennigans on May 26th. Help make this an even bigger event than last year by telling friends and family members to enjoy a delicious dinner and help raise money for thousands of special athletes who count on the support from people like you.
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Andrea Rachko
Email: rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3911
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Bennigans
3095 Tittabawassee Rd

Saginaw, Michigan
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Midland Tip-A-Cop

The Midland Tip-A-Cop will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Bennigans. Police Officers volunteer their time and energy to help raise money for Michigan Special Olympics and all the athletes who are involved in the program. The officers help Bennigans Wait Staff and earn tips to help support the Michigan Special Olympics. Please join the us by visiting Bennigans on May 26th. Help make this an even bigger event than last year by telling friends and family members to enjoy a delicious dinner and help raise money for thousands of special athletes who count on the support from people like you.
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Andrea Rachko
Email: rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3911
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Bennigans
6603 Eastman Ave

Midland, Michigan
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mt. Pleasant Tip-a-Cop

Mt. Pleasant Tip-A-Cop will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Bennigans. Police Officers volunteer their time and energy to help raise money for Michigan Special Olympics and all the athletes who are involved in the program. The officers help Bennigans Wait Staff and earn tips to help support the Michigan Special Olympics. Please join the us by visiting Bennigans on May 26th. Help make this an even bigger event than last year by telling friends and family members to enjoy a delicious dinner and help raise money for thousands of special athletes who count on the support from people like you.
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Andrea Rachko
Email: rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3911
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Bennigans
2424 S. Mission St

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Midland Tip-A-Cop

The Midland Tip-A-Cop will take place on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 from 4-8 pm at Bennigans. Police Officers volunteer their time and energy to help raise money for Michigan Special Olympics and all the athletes who are involved in the program. The officers help Bennigans Wait Staff and earn tips to help support the Michigan Special Olympics. Please join the us by visiting Bennigans on May 26th. Help make this an even bigger event than last year by telling friends and family members to enjoy a delicious dinner and help raise money for thousands of special athletes who count on the support from people like you.
For more information
Andrea Rachko
Email: rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3911
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Bennigans
6603 Eastman Ave

Midland, Michigan
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Baltimore Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Buy your tickets today and celebrate Special Olympics while watching the Baltimore Orioles take on the Toronto Blues Jays.
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Camden Yards
Baltimore, Maryland
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Montpelier Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Vermont State House
115 State St.

Montpelier , Vermont
UNITED STATES

May 26, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

West Palm Beach Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Enjoy great music and good times as Tiempo Libre join Special Olympics to celebrate the Unified Relay Across America.
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The Palm & Great Lawn
West Palm Beach, Florida
UNITED STATES

May 27, 2015
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Annapolis Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Annapolis City Dock
Annapolis, Maryland
UNITED STATES

May 27, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Concord Unified Relay Community Celebration

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New Hampshire State House
107 N Main St.

Concord , New Hampshire
UNITED STATES

May 27, 2015
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Orlando Unified Relay Community Celebration

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Disney Boardwalk - Village Green
Orlando, Florida
UNITED STATES

May 28 - 30 2015

Michigan State Summer Games

The State Summer Games is the largest Special Olympics Michigan event with 2,600 SOMI athletes along with an additional 3,400 coaches, volunteers, chaperones, family members, volunteers and spectators attending each year. The State Summer Games is one of six annual statewide competitions for the athletes of Special Olympics Michigan. The Special Olympics Michigan programs are offered at no cost to the athletes or their families. The State Summer Games are proudly presented by SpartanNash, the only Statewide Premiere Gold Medal Sponsor of Special Olympics Michigan.
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Aaron Mills
Email: aaron.mills@somi.org
Phone: (989) 774-4393
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Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
UNITED STATES

May 28 - 30 2015

South Dakota State Summer Games

This will be our 47th annual State Summer Games Competition. Approximately 600 athletes are expected to compete in athletics, aquatics, team soccer, individual soccer skills, powerlifting and volleyball. See you there!
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Johna Thum
Email: jthum@sosd.org
Phone: 605-331-4117
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South Dakota State University Campus
Brookings, South Dakota
UNITED STATES

May 28, 2015
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Boston Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf

Boston, Massachusetts
UNITED STATES

May 28, 2015
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Capital Kickoff

We would like to extend an invitation for you to join us on the steps of the Capitol on May 28th to kickoff the 2015 State Summer Games for Special Olympics. In 2015 Michigan's Law Enforcement Torch Run is celebrating its 31st Anniversary and it would be our honor to have you attend this event. The Law Enforcement Torch Run will be having a short ceremony to kick off the 70 mile relay run to the State Summer Games Opening Ceremonies in Mt. Pleasant.
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Andrea Rachko
Email: rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone: 989-774-3911
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Capital Steps
Lansing, Michigan
UNITED STATES

May 28, 2015
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Jacksonville Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Jacksonville Landing
2 W Independent Dr.

Jacksonville , Florida
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

New Mexico State Summer Games

Join us for the largest state competition of the year May 29-31. Athletes from across the state will compete in track & field, bocce, and Unified volleyball at the University of New Mexico Track and Field Stadium. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. Hope to see you there!
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University of New Mexico Track and Field Stadium
Albuquerque, New Mexico
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

Missouri State Summer Games

Join us May 29-31 for the 2015 Missouri State Summer Games in Springfield Missouri as our athletes showcase their skills over 3 days of sports competition. Athletes will compete in aquatics, soccer, track and field, powerlifting, and volleyball. For more details about the event please refer to link and contact info below.
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Susan Shaffer
Email: shaffer@somo.org
Phone: 573-635-1660
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Springfield, Missouri
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

Rhode Island State Summer Games

Join us May 29-31 at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island as over 1,500 athletes from across the state of Rhode Island compete in athletics, aquatics, cycling, bowling, motor activities training program, soccer, and powerlifting! For more details please use the contact information below.
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Chris Hopkins
Email: chris@specialolympicsri.org
Phone: (401) 349-4900
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University of Rhode Island
45 Upper College Road

Kingston, Rhode Island
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

Hawaii State Summer Games

Over 1,000 Athletes and Coaches from throughout the state will participate in our Summer Games at the University of Hawaii and Central Oahu Regional Park. Athletes began training in February and are competing in Area and Regional competitions from the end of March through the beginning of May in preparation for the Summer Games. Competition will be held in powerlifting, softball, swimming and track and field.
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Special Olympics Hawaii
Phone: 808-943-8808
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University of Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

Vermont State Summer Games

The Special Olympics Vermont Summer Games will involve over 400 athletes and partners. Competition will take place at the University of Vermont athletic facilities (aquatics, athletics, bocce) and the Williston Recreation Fields (softball). Two other staple events at the Summer Games will include our Healthy Athletes program and the culmination of our Law Enforcement Torch Run.
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Various Venues
Fairfax, Vermont
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

North Carolina State Summer Games

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination during Summer Sports competition. This event will be held on May 29-31 in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics North Carolina
Phone: 919-719-7662
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Various Venues
Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

Georgia State Summer Games

Join us May 29-31 at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia as our athletes compete and show their skill in Summer Games sports competition. Sport events will include aquatics, athletics, soccer, badminton, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, and table tennis. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Georgia
Phone: 770-414-9390 ext 120
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Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

Washington State Summer Games

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination during Summer Sports competition. This event will be held on May 29-31 at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Tacoma, Washington. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Washington
Email: info@sowa.org
Phone: 206-362-4949
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Joint Base Lewis McChord
Tacoma, Washington
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 30 2015

North Dakota State Summer Games

Want to experience Summer Sports competition in its purest form? Come to Davies High School in Fargo, North Dakota on May 29-30 to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the playing field. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics North Dakota
Phone: 701-746-0331
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Davies High School
Fargo, North Dakota
UNITED STATES

May 29, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Richmond Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Buy your tickets today and Enjoy music from Foreigner as the torch passes through Richmond.
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Innsbrook Amphitheatre
4901 Lake Brook Dr.

Glen Allen, Virginia
UNITED STATES

May 29, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Providence Unified Relay Community Celebration

UseAs the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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University of Rhode Island
45 Upper College Rd.

Kingston, Rhode Island
UNITED STATES

May 29 - 31 2015

European 7-a-side Football Tournament

For their 75th anniversary RKKSV (regular club with 3 Special Olympics soccer teams) are organizing a Special Olympics invitational 7-a-side tournament for level 3 and 4 under guidance of Special Olympics Netherlands.
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Natascha Bruers
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RKKSV Kruisstraat
Kruisstraat 13, 5243 RD

Rosmalen, Netherlands
NETHERLANDS

May 29, 2015

Families Forum and Young Athletes

Join us May 29-30 in the United Arab Emirates for the Special Olympics Middle East/North-Africa regional families forum and young athletes event. Young Athletes™ is a unique sport and play program for children with intellectual disabilities. Children ages 2 to 7 will enjoy games and activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination.
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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

May 29, 2015
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Savannah Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Buy your tickets today and support Special Olympics while watching the Savannah Sand Gnats take on Charleston Riverdogs.
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Grayson Stadium: Home of the Sand Gnats
1401 E Victory Dr.

Savannah, Georgia
UNITED STATES

May 30 - Jun 6 2015

15th Annual Special Olympics European Football week

The Special Olympics Annual European Football Week idea was initiated in the year 2000 supported by UEFA. Starting with 15 countries in 2000, currently Special Olympics European Football Week involves almost all European countries. Each country organizes a variety of football activities including large tournaments, exhibition matches during Club and Football Federation events and small local competitions hosted by communities and schools with an average participation of up to 50,000 people. During Football Week, Special Olympics footballers of all abilities showcase their skills and determination on pitches throughout the Europe Eurasia region. The aim of football week is to encourage people from all walks of life to get involved in the Special Olympics movement using the most popular sport. 2015 edition focus is on Play Unified and living a healthy lifestyle. The kick off the week will host be invitational 7-a-side Football Tournament on 29-31 May with 12 European teams in Rosmalen, The Netherlands.
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Miroslaw Krogulec
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50 countries around Europe
POLAND

May 30, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Charleston Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Hanger 3 of USS Yorktown
Charleston, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

May 30, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Charlottesville Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Downtown Mall Amphitheatre
700 E Main St.

Charlottesville, Virginia
UNITED STATES

Jun 1, 2015
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Albany Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York
UNITED STATES

Jun 1, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fayetteville Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Purchased your tickets today to see the Cape Fear Heroes take on the Florida Marine Raiders and support Special Olympics!
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Crown Center
1960 Coliseum Dr.

Fayetteville, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

Jun 1, 2015
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Charleston Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Purchase your tickets today to watch the West Virginia Power take on the Grasshoppers!
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Appalachian Power Park home of West Virginia Power
601 Morris St.

Charleston, West Virginia
UNITED STATES

Jun 2, 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Raleigh-Durham Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Join the Durham Bulls in supporting Special Olympics as they take on the Charlotte Knights, purchase your tickets today!
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Durham Bulls Athletic Park
409 Blackwell St.

Durham, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

Jun 3, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cincinnati Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Yeatman's Cove Park
705 E Pete Rose Way

Cincinnati , Ohio
UNITED STATES

Jun 3, 2015
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

New York City Unified Relay Community Celebration

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Bryant Park
New York City, New York
UNITED STATES

Jun 4 - 6 2015

Wisconsin State Summer Games

Want to experience Summer Sports competition in its purest form? Come to Stevens Point, Wisconsin on June 4-6 to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the playing field. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Wisconsin
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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
UNITED STATES

Jun 4, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Charlotte Unified Relay Community Celebration

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Nascar Hall of Fame
400 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Charlotte, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

Jun 4, 2015
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lexington Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Downtown Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky
UNITED STATES

Jun 4 - 6 2015

Pennsylvania State Summer Games

The Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer Games will be held at Penn State University in State College. The event will together over 2,000 athletes and 750 coaches from across the state. This is our largest event of the year. The Summer Games will feature three days of intense competition in aquatics, athletics, basketball, bowling, equestrian, golf, gymnastics, softball and tennis. Every race, every game, every competition held at Summer Games represents many weeks of training, preparation and dedication on the part of our athletes, coaches and volunteers. Spectators are welcome to visit any of the competition venues and cheer on the athletes.
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Penn State University
State College, Pennsylvania
UNITED STATES

Jun 4, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Philadelphia Unified Relay Community Celebration

As the Flame of Hope passes through your community, join Special Olympics in celebrating the road to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.
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Xfinity Live!
1100 Pattison Ave

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
UNITED STATES

Jun 5 - 7 2015

Kansas State Summer Games

Join us June 5-7 at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas as our athletes participate and show their skill over 3 days of aquatics, athletics and tennis competition. See you there!
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Tim Rehder
Email: rehdert@ksso.org
Phone: 913-236-9290 X 108
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Wichita State University
Wichita, Kansas
UNITED STATES

Jun 5 - 6 2015

Nevada State Summer Games

Four hundred athletes and their volunteer coaches will come together at the University of Nevada, Reno to experience the thrill of competing against other athletes from all over Nevada. After weeks of training and participating at a qualifying competition, athletes will compete in aquatics or track & field in state-of-the-art collegiate athletic facilities on the UNR campus. Over 500 volunteers were on hand to fill a variety of volunteer positions over the course of the weekend. Summer Games is the culminating Championship for aquatics and track & field and is one of the largest Special Olympics sporting competitions in Nevada. Spectators are welcome and admission is free.
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Harry Mong
Email: HarryM@sonv.org
Phone: 702-635-8237
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University of Nevada
1664 North Virginia St.

Reno, Nevada
UNITED STATES

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Jean Vanier, a prophet of humility and simplicity, wins!

Today, the Templeton Foundation gave its most prestigious award to my hero, Jean Vanier.  For Linda and our children and me, he has also been our retreat leader, our teacher of humility, our guide. 

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Posted on 2015-03-11 by Tim

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