Amérique du Nord

L'Amérique du Nord a 544,581 athlètes participant à tous les 30 sports offerts par Special Olympics. Elle est la région qui s'occupe des athlètes du Canada, des Caraïbes et des États-Unis. Special Olympics est dédié à l'autonomisation des personnes avec déficience intellectuelle à devenir membres en bonne forme physique, productifs et respectés de la société grâce à l'entrainement et aux compétitions sportives.  

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mars 18, 2014 | SOI General: Headquarters

Unified on the Court in North Carolina

By Rebecca Ralston

Energy was high and the competition was fierce as students from the University of North Carolina, along with Special Olympics athletes from Orange County, took on the Duke Blue Devils and local Durham County athletes in the first Special Olympics Unified Sports basketball game.View Story Energy was high and the competition was fierce as students from the University of North Carolina, along with Special Olympics athletes from Orange County, took on the Duke Blue Devils and local Durham County athletes in the first Special Olympics Unified Sports basketball game. Despite a tight game and aggressive play, the home team pulled away with the victory – the game’s final score was Duke – 42, UNC – 37. Nearly 400 students and community members came out to support the teams and shared in the energy, passion and determination of Unified Sports.

About Rebecca Ralston:I work for Special Olympics Project UNIFY with a focus in Youth Leadership.
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mars 18, 2014 | North America: Louisiana

LSU Unified Team

By Samantha McMillian

Through Project UNIFY and SO College, youth in Louisiana have found a voice and established themselves on 5 college campuses and in over 35 high schools.View Story Through Project UNIFY and SO College, youth in Louisiana have found a voice and established themselves on 5 college campuses and in over 35 high schools. Students throughout these schools have participated in the Special Olympics Unified Sports® program which pairs athletes with intellectual disabilities and their peers without intellectual disabilities. SO College allows students involved in their high school to transition and continue their Special Olympics involvement once they progress to college. If not for programs such as Unified Sports, hearing impaired athletes like Roy Mernard would sit on the sidelines. Roy is a local high school student and a member of the Special Olympics Louisiana LSU flag football team. He works well with his teammates, unified partners and coaches, he is finally able to compete in a sport that he loves and excels at. Partnering with LSU and this unified flag football game specifically has brought awareness to Unified Sports, SO College and will showcase the abilities of our athletes.

About Samantha McMillian:LSU Unified Team info
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mars 18, 2014 | North America: Alabama

University of Alabama Unified Team

By Matthew Hood

"Team sports bring people together"- There is no better summary of Unified Sports. The team from the University of Alabama has been practicing together for the last few months to prepare for the big game against LSU.View Story "Team sports bring people together"- There is no better summary of Unified Sports. The team from the University of Alabama has been practicing together for the last few months to prepare for the big game against LSU. This time together and the shared experience of sport has helped create a bond among the team, true friendships that will last far beyond the flag football field. This is the beautiful thing about Unified Sports.

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mars 18, 2014 | North America: Massachusetts

Unified Track: Breaking Down Barriers, Together

By David Albertini

David Albertini, a Unified Sports partner in Massachusetts.

David Albertini, a Unified Sports partner, said, "Having unified track at our school last year was really fun -- it was amazing to see all of the athletes at Lunenburg High School running on the same track. While we may be all of different speeds and skill levels, we were all athletes."View Story Having unified track at our school last year was really fun -- it was amazing to see all of the athletes at Lunenburg High School running on the same track. While we may be all of different speeds and skill levels, we were all athletes and we were all looking to compete. There were no labels on anyone except for their lane numbers. This is something anyone would appreciate, runner or not. I have to admit that I was uncertain as to how this whole thing would work out, but after the first practice I realized we had a lot more in common that I thought. We were all athletes and wanted to get better and win. At the final meet at the end of the season with all the unified track teams, it was hot out and on an artificial turf surface, but it was so much fun to see every person on that track trying their best. There is something to be said about people who try their best and are proud of it. I think a lot of misconceptions and barriers came down during that meet.

About David Albertini :Starting senior year at Lunbenburg High School, Massachusetts, looking back on my first experiences with the power of Unified Sports.
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mars 18, 2014 | North America: District of Columbia

Unified Volleyball - Just as fun as the first time!

By Chris Parker Hunt

Our Team name was the "DC Stars"

My second round of playing Unified Volleyball with Special Olympics athletes from District of Columbia, proved to be just as rewarding and fun as the first time.View Story My second round of playing Unified Volleyball with Special Olympics athletes from District of Columbia, proved to be just as rewarding and fun as the first time. We definitely had more time and space to practice all season and all of us improved. During the Summer Games opening tournament we won 2 out of 3 games – all against tough opponents and we walked away with 5th place participation ribbon. We will have to work harder to get the gold! One of the athletes I play with was featured on the local news…Check it out. Jerome is amazing! Can’t wait for next season when we compete again and hope to make it to the medal round!

About Chris Parker Hunt:I am the VP of Strategic Gifts and Development Operations at Special Olympics and I am happiest when playing Unified Sports!
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Upcoming Events Around the World


Date

Event

Location

oct. 22, 2014

Run for a Reason

Around 100 cadets will be running from the Citadel campus over the Cooper River Bridge to the Memorial Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant, raising money and awareness for Area 6.
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Citadel
171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409

Charleston, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

oct. 24, 2014

Unified Bowling

Join us on October 24th at Bemidji Bowl in Bemidji, Minnesota for a amazing day of Unified bowling. Athlete and Unified partners from Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard & Lake of the Woods counties will play unified to support acceptance and inclusion. To play, coach or volunteer for this event, please refer to the contact information below.
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Mark Anderson
Email: mark.anderson@somn.org
Phone: 612-604-1266
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Bemidji Bowl
3455 Laurel Dr NW

Bemidji, Minnesota
UNITED STATES

oct. 24 - 26 2014

NIRSA Unified College Flag Football at the University of Florida

Join us as Special Olympics Florida Unified Flag Football teams participate in the NIRSA Championship Series at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. NIRSA is supporting our Unified Sports program by offering a Special Olympics Unified Sports division. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to link and contact information below.
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Eric Ascher
Email: EricA@recsports.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-273-2427
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University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
UNITED STATES

oct. 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Special Olympics Southern California Unified Soccer City Championship

Join us on 24 October 2014 for the Special Olympics Southern California Unified Soccer City Championship at Roybal Learning Center in Los Angeles, California. Unified Sports® is an inclusive program that brings individuals with intellectual disabilities (athletes) and without intellectual disabilities (Unified Partners) together on the same team. This unique sports training and competition program is offered at select high schools by the LAUSD Adapted Physical Education Department. Students participating in the Unified Soccer League will have the opportunity to discover the capability and value within all students as well as experience the hard work, camaraderie and joy integral to team sports competition. Come cheer on our athletes and see the power of sports in action.
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Melissa Erdmann
Email: merdmann@sosc.org
Phone: 562-502-1122
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Roybal Learning Center, Vista Hermosa Park
1200 Colton Street

Los Angeles, California
UNITED STATES

oct. 25, 2014

Elena Delle Donne Girls Basketball Clinics - Texas

Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA Chicago Sky and 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year will host two Girls Basketball Clinics for 2 camps of girls ages 7 – 12 and 13 – 18 years of age that will encourage the importance of activating youth to promote inclusion in schools via Unified Sports® through basketball. Unified Sports pairs players with intellectual disabilities with players without intellectual disabilities to play together. The Unified Basketball Clinic will involve students from Carroll Senior High School and local Special Olympics athletes.
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Carroll Senior High School
Southlake, Texas
UNITED STATES

oct. 25, 2014

World's Largest Truck Convoy

The World's Largest Truck Convoy is an annual one-day celebration designed to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics. On October 25, 2014, when you fire up your engine at The Meadow Event Park, home of the Virginia State Fair, you will be joining thousands of other truck drivers throughout the United States and Canada, all of whom are driving with two goals in mind: 1) to form the largest procession of trucks the world has ever seen and 2) to build a bigger, better community for the amazing athletes of Special Olympics. In Virginia, this convoy takes place on Interstate 95 near Richmond and is organized by the Virginia State Police as part of their annual Law Enforcement Torch Run efforts. For more details, please refer to the contact information below.
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Roy Zeidman
Email: rzeidman@specialolympicsva.org
Phone: 804-726-3022
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Meadow Event Park
Doswell, Virginia
UNITED STATES

oct. 25, 2014
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Fall Sports Fest

Join us on 10 October 2014 for our annual Fall Sports Festival in Emmitsburg, Maryland as athletes and Unified partners from around the state will compete in various sports competitions. Events will include: Cycling – 500m time trial, 1k time trial, 2k time trial, 5k road race, 10k road race; Flag Football – traditional team competition, Unified team competition, individual skills competition; Long Distance Running – Traditional 800m run/walk, traditional 1500m run/walk, Unified 1500m run/walk, 3k race, 5k race, 10k race; Power Lifting – bench Press, dead Lift, combination (bench Press and dead lift); Tennis – individual skills competition, traditional singles, traditional doubles – level 2 and level 5, Unified doubles competition – level 2 and level 5. For schedule details, please refer to the link below.
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Mike Czarnowsky
Email: mczarnowsky@somd.org
Phone: 410-242-1515
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Mount St. Mary's University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road

Emmitsburg, Maryland
UNITED STATES

oct. 25, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Soup-N-Salad Dinner

Our third annual Soup-n-Salad Dinner fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 25th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Midland. Dinner will be served from 5-7 pm. We will be serving soup, salad, dinner rolls, dessert and drinks. Bread bowls will be available for an extra $1.50. Cost of dinner is $7 per person. Tickets will be available at the door.
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Tina Kocsis
Email: tj_kocsis@yahoo.com
Phone: 989-501-3400
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Trinity Lutheran Church
3701 Jefferson Avenue

Midland, Michigan
UNITED STATES

oct. 26, 2014

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Los Angeles

Run on Team Special Olympics Southern California in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series – one of Southern California's most entertaining races. Race to the finish in Los Angeles on October 26. Not only will you rock out to music at every mile, but you'll also raise funds for the rock star athletes of Special Olympics Southern California.
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Richard Fernandez
Email: rfernandez@sosc.org
Phone: 562-502-1100
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LA Live
Los Angeles, California
UNITED STATES

oct. 28 - 29 2014

2014 Chapter Sailing & Kayaking Competition

Sports are a powerful way to change the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and their families, friends and communities. These outdoor water sports are no exception! This event is a great way to experience our Unified competitions, which include people with and without intellectual disabilities. They promote inclusion, understanding and bonding...both in sports and in everyday life. Anyone can compete as a Unified partner or teammate and everyone benefits far beyond the day of competition.
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Tela Mange
Email: tmange@sotx.org
Phone: 512-491-2928
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Sea Scouts Base
7511 Broadway St.

Galveston , Texas
UNITED STATES

oct. 30, 2014
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Bocce & Unified Bocce Competition

Special Olympics Texas will be hosting an Area Bocce Competition on Thursday, October 30, 2014. This event will start with the Opening Ceremonies at 9:30 a.m. followed by Competition. Entries are due to the area office by Friday, September 12, 2014 by no later than 5:00 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering for this event or other Special Olympics Texas Area events, please refer to contact information below.
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Maribel Santoya-Maciel
Email: msantoya-maciel@sotx.org
Phone: (956) 712-2144
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TBA
Laredo, Texas
UNITED STATES

nov. 1, 2014

Nebraska Unifed Bowling

Join us on November 1st at either Lepoard Lanes in Bellevue or Cedar Lanes in North Platte to witness an exciting match of Unified bowling. Athletes and Unified partners from around the area will compete to promote acceptance and inclusion through sport. To play, coach or volunteer for this event, please refer to the contact information below.
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Rick Childree
Email: rchildree@sone.org
Phone: 402-331-5545 Ext. 12
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Leopard Lanes & Cedar Lanes
Bellevue and North Platte, Nebraska
UNITED STATES

nov. 1, 2014
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hats Off to Special Olympics

Join us for the inaugural Hats Off to Special Olympics fundraiser! Dress up and fashion your best hat for an evening dedicated to the athletes of Special Olympics Inland Empire. During dinner, a Special Olympics athlete will share their story on how Special Olympics made a difference in their life. You'll also enjoy beer and wine tasting, music, dancing, and a silent auction.
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Abbey Leffler
Email: aleffler@sosc.org
Phone: 951.703.6502
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ESRI
380 New York Street

Redlands, California
UNITED STATES

nov. 2, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2014 Soccer Championships

Join us on 2 November 2014 at the Crowne Sports Center in Eden, Maryland as athletes and Unified partners from around the state will compete in one full day of soccer competition. Events will include: Individual Skills Competition; Player Development Unified, 7 v. 7; Traditional Team Competition, 7 v. 7 (Young Adult and Senior Teams); Traditional Team Competition, 5 v. 5 (Elem., Middle, and High School Teams) ; Unified Team Competition, 7 v. 7 (Young Adult and Senior Teams); Unified Team Competition, 5 v. 5 (Elem., Middle, and High School Teams). For schedule details, please refer to link below.
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Mike Czarnowsky
Email: mczarnowsky@somd.org
Phone: 410-242-1515
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Crowne Sports Center
28410 Crown Rd

Eden, Maryland
UNITED STATES

nov. 6 - 8 2014

Special Olympics North America 15th National Invitational Tennis Championships

Join us November 6-8 at Van der Meer Shipyard Resort in Hilton Head Isle, South Carolina for 3 days of golf tournament action! The tournament feature Level 1 – Individual Skills; Level 2 – Singles/Doubles/Unified Doubles; Level 4 – Singles/Doubles/Unified Doubles and Level 5 – Singles/Doubles/Unified Doubles. Hope to see you there!
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Kelly Garrick
Email: KGarrick@so-sc.org
Phone: 803-772-1555
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Van der Meer Shipyard Resort
116 Shipyard Drive

Hilton Head Isle, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

nov. 6 - 8 2014

15th National Invitational Tennis Championship

Join us as Special Olympics South Carolina hosts the Special Olympics North America 15th National Tennis Championships. Athletes will compete in 5 levels of competition: Level 1 – Individual Skills Competition; Level 2 – Singles/Doubles/ Unified Doubles; Level 4 – Singles/Doubles/ Unified Doubles; Level 5 – Singles/Doubles/ Unified Doubles. Come fill the stands to cheer and support our athletes. See you there!
For more information
Kelly Garrick
Email: kgarrick@so-sc.org
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Van der Meer Shipyard Tennis Resort
116 Shipyard Drive

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

nov. 7, 2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Area 8 Poly Hockey Tournament

The Special Olympics Michigan Area 8 Poly Hockey Tournament is Friday, November 7, 2014 at the MSU IM Building, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Each team will be scheduled to play 2 games. There is no cost to participate. There is a fee to park in the MSU parking lot. All day parking passes are $6.00 each or you can pay $1.60 an hour. If you would like to participate in the tournament, please contact use the contact information below.
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Ann Welling
Email: somia8@aol.com
Phone: (517) 887-1175
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Michigan State Intramural Building
West of Spartan Stadium on the corner of Chestnut Road and Red Cedar Road

East Lansing, Michigan
UNITED STATES

nov. 7 - 8 2014

Elena Delle Donne Girls Basketball Clinic - Delaware

Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA Chicago Sky and 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year will host a Girls Basketball Clinic camp for girls ages 7 – 11 that will encourage the importance of activating youth to promote inclusion in schools via Unified Sports® through basketball. Unified Sports pairs players with intellectual disabilities with players without intellectual disabilities to play together. The Unified Basketball Clinic will involve students from Ursuline Academy and local Special Olympics athletes.
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Ursuline Academy
Wilmington, Delaware
UNITED STATES

nov. 8, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Alabama vs LSU 2nd Annual Unified Flag Football Game

Join us as Special Olympics Louisiana Unified Flag Football teams participate in the Alabama vs LSU Unified Flag Football Game at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to link and contact information below.
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Special Olympics Louisiana
Phone: 985-345-6644
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Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

nov. 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Special Families Fun Fest

Join us at the DeltaPlex Arena for the Special Families Fun Fest! It's a fun-filled day for individuals with special needs and their families including:carnival games, crafts, face painting, performances, petting zoo, sensory room, bike course, signing classes, music, resource fair and prizes. Tickets are available at the DeltaPlex box office, etix.com or by calling (800) 514-3849.
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DeltaPlex Arena
2500 Turner Avenue

Grand Rapids, Michigan
UNITED STATES

nov. 8 - 9 2014

Virginia State Fall Championships

Fall Championships is one of Special Olympics Virginia's state level competitions, held at the end of the fall season in Virginia Beach. Approximately 1,000 Special Olympics athletes from across Virginia are selected to go for the gold in bowling, bocce, golf, volleyball, roller skating, and soccer competitions. Fall Championships also features a Saturday evening Opening Ceremony, where we light the Flame of Hope to "open" the Championships, followed by a Victory Dance - a favorite of both our athletes and volunteers!
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Gray Miller
Email: gmiller@specialolympicsva.org
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Various Virginia Beach Venues
Virginia Beach, Virginia
UNITED STATES

nov. 9, 2014

Elena Delle Donne Girls Basketball Clinic - Delaware

Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA Chicago Sky and 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year will host a Girls Basketball Clinic camp for girls ages 12 – 18 that will encourage the importance of activating youth to promote inclusion in schools via Unified Sports® through basketball. Unified Sports pairs players with intellectual disabilities with players without intellectual disabilities to play together. The Unified Basketball Clinic will involve students from the area and local Special Olympics athletes.
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Tatnall High School
Wilmington, Delaware
UNITED STATES

nov. 9, 2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Monroe Half Marathon & 5K

Join us on November 9th for Monroe Half Marathon & 5K in Monroe, Michigan. The Run a half marathon (13.1 miles) or a 5K (3.1 miles)in Sterling State Park and the City of Monroe to help raise money for Special Olympics! For more information, please use the link below.
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Email: monroehalfmarathon@gmail.com
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Monroe Half Marathon & 5K
2800 State Park Road

Monroe, Michigan
UNITED STATES

nov. 9 - 10 2014

NIRSA Unified College Flag Football at the University of Nebraska

Join us as Special Olympics Nebraska Unified Flag Football teams participate in the NIRSA Championship Series at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Lincoln. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. NIRSA is supporting our Unified Sports program by offering a Special Olympics Unified Sports division. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to link and contact information below.
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Aaron Dueker
Email: adueker2@unl.edu
Phone: 402-472-4770
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University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
UNITED STATES

nov. 12, 2014
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Area Bowling Competition for High School Age & Unified

The Laredo area will host a Bowling Competition for all High School age and Unified athletes on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at Jett Bowl North. The competition is for athletes participating in all assisted, unasssited, bowling and unified events. The competition will start with Opening Ceremonies at 8:30 a.m. and competition starting at 10:00 a.m. Bowling entries are due to the area office by Wednesday, October 1, 2014, no later than 5:00 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering for this competition or any other event please refer to the contact information below.
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Maribel Santoya-Maciel
Email: msantoya-maciel@sotx.org
Phone: (956) 712-2144
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Jett Bowl North
701 Gale Street

Laredo, Texas
UNITED STATES

nov. 15, 2014

Elena Delle Donne Girls Basketball Clinics - Virginia

Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA Chicago Sky and 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year will host two Girls Basketball Clinics for 2 camps of girls ages 7 – 12 and 13 – 18 years of age that will encourage the importance of activating youth to promote inclusion in schools via Unified Sports® through basketball. Unified Sports pairs players with intellectual disabilities with players without intellectual disabilities to play together. The Unified Basketball Clinic will involve students from Bishop O'Connell High School and local Special Olympics athletes.
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Bishop O'Connell High School
(Arlington, Virginia
UNITED STATES

nov. 15, 2014
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lucky 7 Run

Special Olympics Mississippi is hosting the first Lucky 7 Run, a seven-mile charity fun run on November 15, to raise funds for Special Olympics Mississippi and the Law Enforcement Torch Run. Join us for seven fun miles from Legends Grill in Flowood, across the Ross Barnett Reservoir Spillway, and finishing at McB’s in Ridgeland with live music, games and a good time for a great cause. Packets will be available from 3-8 p.m. at Legends Grill on Friday, November 14, 2014, and also on race day from 1-2:30 p.m. at Legends Grill.
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Flowood to Ridgeland, MS
Ridgeland, Mississippi
UNITED STATES

nov. 15, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hi-Line Hop Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason! The Hi-Line Hop is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.
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Terri Sappington
Email: tsappington@somt.org
Phone: 406-216-5327
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Cut Bank, Montana
UNITED STATES

nov. 16, 2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

We Run the City 5K

We Run the City is an annual 5K rivalry run that supports Special Olympics Southern California athletes. Official timing will be carried out for this race. Alumni, faculty, fans, staff, and students of USC and UCLA will compete for bragging rights and the We Run the City trophy. This event kicks off rivalry week — one week prior to the UCLA vs. USC football game. This fundraiser will alternate campuses each year leading up to the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles. Both schools will host more than 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from 170 countries.
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Brandon Tanner
Email: btanner@sosc.org
Phone: 562-502-1100
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UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, California
UNITED STATES

nov. 21 - 23 2014

NIRSA Unified College Flag Football at the University of Maryland

Join us as Special Olympics Maryland Unified Flag Football teams participate in the NIRSA Championship Series at the University of Maryland in College Park. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. NIRSA is supporting our Unified Sports program by offering a Special Olympics Unified Sports division. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to link and contact information below.
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Kurt Klier
Email:  kklier@umd.edu
Phone: 301-226-4425
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University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
UNITED STATES

nov. 22 - 23 2014

Poly Hockey and Unified Bowling Finals

The 2014 Special Olympics Michigan State Poly Hockey and Unified Bowling Finals presented by Water Warriors will occur on November 22-23 in East Lansing, Michigan. The Poly Hockey event will be held at Eastern High School and the Fieldhouse in Lansing, Michigan. Poly Hockey is an adaptive sport similar to floor hockey where athletes use plastic hockey sticks and pucks and play on a flat surface. The poly hockey competition will consist of both team play and an individual skills contests. The Unified Bowling competition will take place at Royal Scot Lanes in Lansing, Michigan. Unified bowling pairs Special Olympics athletes with athletes without intellectual disabilities on the same team. Please use the link below for a complete schedule of events and competition.
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Aaron Mills
Email: aaron.mills@somi.org
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Lansing Eastern High School and Royal Scot Lanes
East Lansing, Michigan
UNITED STATES

nov. 22, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Framingham State University Fundraiser for Special Olympics

Framingham State University's Marketing Class is promoting a Special Olympics Fundraiser Event (Raffle/Prizes) at their big home women's basketball game (Framingham State University Campus) vs. Western New England at 1:00 PM. Come to the Framingham State University "Rams on the Rise" Women's Basketball game and purchase a Special Olympics Raffle ticket at the event.
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Professor Glickman
Email: rglickman@framingham.edu
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Framingham State Athletic Center
100 State St.

Framingham, MASSACHUSETTS
UNITED STATES

nov. 22, 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Winter Sports Practice for Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing

Winter Sports practice begins for snowshoe and cross country skiing. Please dress according to the weather. Athletes, please ensure you have a valid physical on file. Fans, we're seeking volunteers to assist with Cross Country Skiing this year. No experience needed. No skis needed. Bring a smile and the ability to walk the Tobico Trails in your boots (or Skis if you have them). Contact Area 9 today at using the details below.
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Barb Gourd
Email: Somi09@sbcglobal.net
Phone: (989) 297-1679
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Tobico Marsh
Bay City, Michigan
UNITED STATES

nov. 22, 2014
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Framingham State University Special Olympics Fundraiser

Framingham State University Marketing Class is promoting a Special Olympics Fundraiser Event (Raffle/Prizes) at their big home hockey game vs. Fitchburg State at the Loring Arena (165 Fountain St. Framingham). Please come to support the Framingham State University "Rams on the Rise" and purchase a Special Olympics Raffle ticket at the event. Raffle Prizes will be presented between periods.
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Professor Glickman
Email: rglickman@framingham.edu
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Loring Arena
165 Fountain St

Framingham, MASSACHUSETTS
UNITED STATES

nov. 23 - 24 2014

The Holiday Classic Hawaii

Over 1,000 Athletes and Coaches from throughout the state will participate in our Holiday Classic at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and MCBH, Kaneohe Bay. Athletes train from September - November and compete in Area and Regional competitions in October and November in preparation for the Holiday Classic. The Holiday Classic includes a multi-division 2 day Basketball tournament, Singles and Unified® Team Bowling competitions, and traditional and Unified® Doubles Bocce tournaments. The Holiday Classic marks the end of the Fall season.
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Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and MCBH
Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
UNITED STATES

nov. 23, 2014

Elena Delle Donne Girls Basketball Clinics - Pennsylvania

Elena Delle Donne, professional basketball player with the WNBA Chicago Sky and 2013 WNBA Rookie of the Year will host two Girls Basketball Clinics for 2 camps of girls ages 7 – 12 and 13 – 18 years of age that will encourage the importance of activating youth to promote inclusion in schools via Unified Sports® through basketball. Unified Sports pairs players with intellectual disabilities with players without intellectual disabilities to play together. The Unified Basketball Clinic will involve students from Episcopal Academy and local Special Olympics athletes.
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Episcopal Academy
Newton Square, Pennsylvania
UNITED STATES

nov. 29, 2014

Alabama vs Auburn Unified Flag Football Game

Join us as Special Olympics Alabama Unified Flag Football teams participate in the Alabama vs Auburn Unified Flag Football Game at Alabama University in Tuscaloosa. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to the contact information below.
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Special Olympics Alabama
Email: soaloffice@aol.com
Phone: 334-242-3383
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Alabama University
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
UNITED STATES

nov. 29, 2014

FSU vs Florida Unified Flag Football Game

Join us as Special Olympics Florida Unified Flag Football teams participate in the FSU vs Florida Unified Flag Football Game at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to link and contact information below.
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Special Olympics Florida
Phone: 352-243-9536
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Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
UNITED STATES

nov. 29, 2014

Clemson vs South Carolina Unified Flag Football Game

Join us as Special Olympics South Carolina Unified Flag Football teams participate in the Clemson vs South Carolina Unified Flag Football Game at Clemson University in Clemson. Unified Sports brings people of all abilities together and are formed by combining players without disabilities with Special Olympics players of similar age and ability. Come and see what all of the excitement is all about. For more details, please refer to link and contact information below.
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South Carolina
Phone: 803-772-1555
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Clemson University
Clemson , South Carolina
UNITED STATES

déc. 5, 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Falls Polar Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason! The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters during the Christmas Stroll. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel. Presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Montana.
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Terri Sappington
Email: tsappington@somt.org
Phone: 4062165327
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Christmas Stroll
Downtown Great Falls

Great Falls, Montana
UNITED STATES

déc. 6, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 AM

Billings Polar Plunge

Freezin' for a Reason! The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters during the Christmas Stroll. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel. Presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Montana.
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Terri Sappington
Email: tsappington@somt.org
Phone: 406-216-5327
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Lake Elmo
Billings Heights

Billings, Montana
UNITED STATES

déc. 6, 2014
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Capital Area Independent Bowling Tournament

Join us on December 6th at All-Star Lanes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for a day of Unified bowling competition. Male and female athletes and Unified partners from Capital/Florida Parishes area will compete in this event. To play, coach or volunteer for this event, please refer to the contact information below.
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Charles Guillory
Email: chzgil@gmail.com
Phone: 225-963-9028
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All-Star Lanes
9829 Airline Hwy

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

déc. 7, 2014
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

10 Pin Bowling Championships

Join us on 7 December 2014 at Bowl America in Gaithersburg, Maryland as athletes and Unified partners from around the state compete in day of bowling competition. Events will include: Traditional singles; Ramp assisted singles; Traditional Doubles; Unified Doubles. For schedule details, please refer to the link below.
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Mike Czarnowsky
Email: mczarnowsky@somd.org
Phone: 410-242-1515
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Bowl America
1101 Clopper Road

Gaithersburg, Maryland
UNITED STATES

déc. 8, 2014
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Capital Area EBR Schools Bowling Tournament

Join us on December 8th at All-Star Lanes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for a day of Unified bowling competition. Male and female athletes and unified partners from the Capital area will compete in this event. To play, coach or volunteer for this event, please refer to the contact information below.
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Charles Guillory
Email: chzgil@gmail.com
Phone: 225-963-9028
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All-Star Lanes
9829 Airline Hwy

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

déc. 12, 2014
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Capital Area EBR Schools Bowling Tournament

Join us on December 12th at All-Star Lanes in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for a day of Unified bowling competition. Male and female athletes and unified partners from the Capital area will compete in this event. To play, coach or volunteer for this event, please refer to the contact information below.
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Charles Guillory
Email: chzgil@gmail.com
Phone:  225-963-9028
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All-Star Lanes
9829 Airline Hwy

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

déc. 12 - 13 2014

2014 Chapter Flag Football Competition

Special Olympics Texas has a serious case of football fever! Flag football is the newest sport out of 22 sports offered, and our state competition is growing each year. Traditional and Unified teams will face off in Waco, and you’ll be amazed at the level of competition, sportsmanship and spirit of our athletes. Athletes will also have the opportunity to compete in individual skill events: Run & Catch, Throwing for Accuracy, Throwing for Distance, Agility and Speed (hands-off), and Flag Pulling. Come enjoy the fun of Texas’ favorite sport!
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Tela Mange
Email: tmange@sotx.org
Phone: 512-491-2928
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Baylor University
Waco, Texas
UNITED STATES

déc. 13, 2014
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

State Unified Flag Football Invitational

Join on us on December 13th at National Training Center in Clermont, Florida as our athletes and Unified Partners take the field to compete in an exciting day of flag football. Opening ceremonies will be held from 8:45 am - 9:15 am with the first round competition being held from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm and the second round of competition being held from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm followed by awards. For more information please use the contact information below.
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Akin Joseph
Phone: 352-243-9536 ext. 52
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National Training Center
1935 Don Wickham Drive

Clermont, Florida
UNITED STATES

déc. 14 - 15 2014

Southern California Fall Games

Be inspired by athletic determination and courage. Come cheer on more than 1,100 athletes from across Southern California as they compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals and ribbons at Fall Games. The Games will feature our six fall/winter sports — bowling, floor hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Fall Games, one of our largest competitions, is the second of two Southern California competitions held every year.
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Fountain Valley and Irvine
Fountain Valley and Irvine, California
UNITED STATES

janv. 1, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

126th Rose Parade

The 126th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Inspiring Stories,” will feature floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units along the 5 1/2 mile route down Colorado Boulevard. Experience – in person – the magic of New Year’s Day in an unrivaled celebration, exclusive to the streets of Pasadena! The Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will have a float in the Parade donated by Games partner Kaiser Permanente.
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Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, California
UNITED STATES

janv. 8 - 9 2015

LETR Kick Off Conference

The conference takes place January 8-9 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme, Michigan. This conference is our opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future of the program. There will be sessions during the day on Thursday and an awards banquet Thursday evening. The event will wrap up Friday morning after breakfast. There is no cost for you to attend the conference (based on double occupancy).
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Andrea Rachko
Email: rachk1am@cmich.edu
Phone: 800-644-6404
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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
Acme, Michigan
UNITED STATES


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3712 Benson Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
bureau:  (919) 785-0699(919) 785-0699
fax:  (919) 782-3311  
e-mail: Lynn Idaszak
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