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Worldwide Events Calendar

The Special Olympics "Flame of Hope" never goes out. Every day, somewhere around the world, Special Olympics athletes are training and competing.

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World Games

The Special Olympics World Summer Games will run from 25 July to 2 August in Los Angeles, California.

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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 Basketball Week

Join us 28 November to 6 December in courts across 33 countries for over 200 exciting and inclusive games.

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Upcoming Events Around the World


Date

Event

Location

Sep 5, 2015

Individual Golf Skills

Join us September 5th in Skowhegan, Maine as our athletes compete and show their skill in golf 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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Special Olympics Maine
Phone:207-879-0489
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Loon's Cove Golf Course
Skowhegan, Maine
UNITED STATES

Sep 7 - 13 2015

European Week of Sport

The European week of Sport is a new initiative of the European Commission to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The week will generate new activities and also build on already existing successful initiatives in the European, national, regional or local context. This European wide campaign will inspire Europeans to BeActive during the week and encourage them to stay active all year long.
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Suzanne Coogan
Email:scoogan@specialolympics.org
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Cities throughout Europe

Sep 8, 2015

Unified 9-Hole Golf Tournament

Join us September 8th at Lakewood Golf Course in Madison, Maine as our athletes compete and show their skill in Unified golf 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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Special Olympics Maine
Phone:207-879-0489
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Lakewood Golf Course
Madison, Maine
UNITED STATES

Sep 11 - 12 2015

State Equestrian Competition

Join us September 11-12 in Clovis, New Mexico as our athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian 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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Special Olympics New Mexico
Phone:505-856-0342
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Clovis, New Mexico
UNITED STATES

Sep 11 - 13 2015

Surfing Championship & SUP Invitational

Join us September 11-13 in Cocoa Beach, Florida as our athletes compete and show their skill in stand up paddle board 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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Special Olympics Florida
Phone:352-243-9536
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
UNITED STATES

Sep 11 - 12 2015

Upper Peninsula Regional Bocce & Golf Tournament

Come and cheer on our athletes as the demonstrate their grit and determination in bocce and golf competition. This event will be held on September 11th at Boulder Creek Golf Course in Bessemer, Michigan. Dinner, opening ceremonies and the dance on Friday with competition on Saturday. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Barb Siira
Email:Area39@somi.org
Phone:906-229-5168
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Boulder Creek Golf Course
N11868 Heron Lane

Bessemer, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Munising Community Run

The Munising Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will happen on September 12, 2015. This is a run/walk event starting at Anytime Fitness, 601 W. Munising Ave. Munising, MI 49862 (tours of the gym will be available). The route is a scenic 2.5 miles through Munising. All participants will end at Shooters Firehouse Lounge at noon where Fire Brick Oven Pizza's will be available to purchase, provided by The Cooking Carberrys. Call Carla White for any questions at 517-937-6492 or whitec11@michigan.gov. Registration begins at 11:00 a.m.; Walkers will start at 11:30 a.m.; Runners will start at 12:00 p.m. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for over 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes.
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Carla White
Email:WhiteC11@michigan.gov
Phone:517-937-6492
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Anytime Fitness
601 W. Munising Ave

Munising, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Allegan Torch Run

The Allegan Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 12th. The Run will begin at 10:00 a.m. Registration will start at 9:00 a.m. Registration before August 12th is $25.00. After August 12th registration is $30.00. Registration fee includes a dri fit t-shirt. Please note the dri fit tend to run a little larger. Children 16 years and younger pay $12. Youth size cotton shirts will be available. This is a timed 5K race. Epic Race Timing will be providing the race timing. For more information please visit: www.allegantorchrun.com. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for nearly 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community on Saturday morning to support these Special Olympians.
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Kim Thorington
Email:kthorington@allegancounty.org
Phone:616-218-2596
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Allegan Sports Complex
524 Marshall St

Allegan , Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Bayouland Area Aquatics Invitational

Join us September 12 at Cut Off Youth Center in Cutoff, Louisiana as our athletes compete and show their skill in Aquatics 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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Charlie Courville
Email:ccourville@laso.org
Phone:800-345-6644
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Cut Off Youth Center
205 West 79th St.

Cutoff, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015

State Softball Tournament

Join us September 12th in Toledo, Ohio as our athletes compete and show their skill in softball 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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Special Olympics Ohio
Phone:614-239-7050
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Toledo, Ohio
UNITED STATES

Sep 12 - 13 2015

State Soccer and Bocce Competition

Join us September 12-13 in Grand Forks, North Dakota as our athletes compete and show their skill in soccer and bocce 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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Special Olympics North Dakota
Phone:701-746-0331
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015

Individual 9-Hole Golf Competition

Join us September 12th at Martindale Country Club in Auburn, Maine as our athletes compete and show their skill in golf 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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Special Olympics Maine
Phone:207-879-0489
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Martindale Country Club
Auburn, Maine
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Southwest Regional Soccer Tournament

Join us on September 12th at Kraft Meadows Middle School in Caledonia, Michigan. This event features athletes from across Michigan's Southwest Region competing in 5 on 5, 7 on 7 and Unified Divisions. Opening Ceremonies kick off at 8:30 am with competition to follow beginning at 9:00 am.
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Nick Caudle
Email:caudl1n@cmich.edu
Phone:616-583-1202
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Kraft Meadows Middle School
9230 Kraft Ave. SE

Caledonia, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 12, 2015

Acadiana Area Softball & Horseshoes Invitational

This is an event that is open for all unified softball teams, t-ball teams (traditional or unified), and horseshoes athletes from around the state. Horseshoes will be offered in singles, doubles, and unified doubles.
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Charlie Courville
Email:ccourville@laso.org
Phone:800-345-6644
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Brown Park
1234 E Pont Des Mouton Rd

Lafayette, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

Sep 13, 2015
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Northern Region Soccer Tournament

Join us on September 13 at the Roscommon Rotary Soccer Fields in Roscommon, Michigan as our athletes compete in the all-day Soccer Tournament. Hope to see you there!
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Roscommon Rotary Soccer Fields
Roscommon, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 13, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

West Branch Community Run

The West Branch Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 13th. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the Run will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the jail on M-55/M-30 intersection on the west end of town. Runners will run though town and end up at McDonalds out at the business loop/I-75 on the south end of town. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,757 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympians.
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Howie Hanft
Email:ogemawsheriff@ogsh.org
Phone:989-312-0973
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Intersection of M-55/M-30
West Branch, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 13, 2015

State Soccer and Bocce Competition

Join us September 13th in Olathe, Kansas as our athletes compete and show their skill in soccer and bocce 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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Special Olympics Kansas
Phone:913-236-9290
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Olathe, Kansas
UNITED STATES

Sep 13, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hillsdale Community Run

This is a 3.1 mile run starting at Courthouse Square and ending at the Hillsdale County ISD - Greenfield School. Registration starts at 4:30, 5:15 start time for walkers, 5:45 start time for runners. The registration includes a dri fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan's Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan's Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan's Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes.
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John Gates
Email:dephcsd25@gmail.com
Phone:517-206-7212
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Courthouse Square
Hillsdale, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 13, 2015

State Equestrian Competition

Join us September 13th at Grand Island in Fonner Park, Nebraska as our athletes compete and show their skill in equestrian 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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Special Olympics Nebraska
Phone:402-331-5545
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Grand Island
Fonner Park, Nebraska
UNITED STATES

Sep 14, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ludington Community Run

The Ludington Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 14th. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympians.
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Tami Ledger
Phone:231-843-3475
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City Park band shelter
Lewis St.

Ludington, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 14, 2015

Northern Maine Soccer Tourney

Join us September 14th at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle, Maine as our athletes compete and show their skill in soccer 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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Special Olympics Maine
Phone:207-879-0489
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Northern Maine Community College
Presque Isle, Maine
UNITED STATES

Sep 14, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Traverse City Community Run

The Traverse City Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 14th. The Run will start in the parking lot of US 31 and Cass Ave. This is a 5k race. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. and the run starts at 6:00 p.m. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. For questions about the race contact Carrie Chase at cchase@grandtraverse.org or 231-342-1544 or Jennifer Strange at strangej@michigan.gov. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,757 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community on Sunday evening to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Carrie Chase
Email:cchase@grandtraverse.org
Phone:231-342-1544
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Cass Public Parking Lot
Traverse City, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 14, 2015
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Manistee Community Run

The Manistee Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 14th at 8:30 a.m with a start time of 9:00 a.m. This is a 1.5 mile run from Manistee City PD to 1st Street at the Beach Lions pavilion. A light breakfast and drinks will be available at the pavilion. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for nearly 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Greg Hubers
Email:hubersg@michigan.gov
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Manistee City PD
Manistee, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 15, 2015
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Alpena Community Run

The Alpena Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 15, 2015. The 5K Run will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Duck Lake and will end at Southside Fire Station. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for nearly 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Ashley Simpson
Email:simpsonA4@michigan.gov
Phone:989-354-4101
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Duck Park
Alpena, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 15, 2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Petoskey Community Run

The Petoskey Community Run takes place Sept. 15, 2015 at noon at the MSP Post. This is a 3 mile run starting at the MSP Post to US-31 ending at the Emmet Co. Sheriff Department. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community on Saturday morning to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Randy Kloss
Email:rkloss@emmetcounty.org
Phone:231-439-8902
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Michigan State Police Post
Petoskey, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 15, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Muskegon Community Run

This is a 5k Timed Race and untimed 1k Fun Run/Walk at Fricanos. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. Race starts at 6:00 p.m. The registration includes a dri fit t-shirt. Register at itsyourrace.com! Registration details: 5K:$25 includes a dri fit shirt before 7/31 ($27 after 8/1); $30 day of race (shirts available while supplies last); 1 mile Fun Run/Walk: $15 includes a dri fit shirt before 7/31 ($17 after 8/1); $18 day of race (shirt available while supplies last). Once registered you have the option to raise additional funds for the athletes of Special Olympics Michigan. To create a fundraising page, please visit www.firstgiving.com/somi/Muskegon.
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Ivy Horton
Email:MkgFunRun@gmail.com
Phone:231-798-5417
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Fricano's Muskegon Lake
1050 West Western

Muskegon, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 16, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

South Haven Community Run

The South Haven Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 16th. The run will begin at the corner of Eagle and Kalamazoo streets and will end at Water Street. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. Registration starts at 10:00 a.m. and the run will begin at 11:00 a.m. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community on Saturday morning to support these Special Olympians.
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Dale Hinz
Email:hinzd@michigan.gov
Phone:989-774-3911
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Corner of Eagle & Kalamazoo St.
South Haven, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 16, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gladwin Community Run

he Gladwin Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 16th. The Run will begin at 12:00 p.m. at the Old Michigan State Police Post on M-18 to the Fire Department on Cedar Street. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Duane Bean
Email:dbean@gladwin.org
Phone:800-644-6404
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Old Michigan State Police Post
M-18

Gladwin, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 16, 2015
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Gerrish Township Community Run

The Gerrish Township Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 16th. Registration begins at 3:00 p.m. and is $25.00. The runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The 5K run starts at 3:00 p.m. with registration and the run beginning at 4:00 p.m. at Roscommon High School and will go to Fred's. If you have any questions, contact Chief Hill at chief.hill@gerrishiptownship.org or Julie Hill at jhill@gerrishtownship.org The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 19,620 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Brian Hill
Email:chief.hill@gerrishtownship.org
Phone:989-821-5207
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Roscommon High School
Roscommon, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 16, 2015
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Gaylord Community Run

The Gaylord Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 16th. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Gaylord Police Department. The run will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Gaylord Police Department and will end at the Michigan State Police post. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,757 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Kellie Murphy
Email:murph4kj@cmich.edu
Phone:989-774-3911
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Gaylord Police Department
Gaylord, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 16, 2015
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Grand Rapids Community Run

The Grand Rapids Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 16th. Registration will begin at Millennium Park at 5:00 p.m. with the run starting at 6:00 p.m. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,757 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Ric Buikema
Email:rbuikema@eastgr.org
Phone:616-949-7010
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Millennium Park
Grand Rapids, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 17, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Big Rapids Community Run

The Big Rapids Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 17th. The 5K Run will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Big Rapids Department of Public Safety and end there. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,757 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics Olympics athletes.
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Andrea Nerbonne
Email:anerbonne@ci.big-rapids.mi.us
Phone:800-644-6404
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Big Rapids Department of Public Safety
Big Rapids, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 17, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Midland Community Run

The Midland Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 17th. Registration starts at 4:00 p.m. The 2 mile walk will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the 3 mile run will start at 5:30 p.m. It will end crossing home plate at the Dow Diamond. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Rod Roten
Email:rroten@midland-mi.org
Phone:989-600-0141
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Midland Law Enforcement Center
Midland, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 17, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Mt. Pleasant Community Run

The Mt. Pleasant Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 17th. The Run will begin at 2:15 p.m. at the old MSP post and finish at 2:35 with the exchange of the torch in front of the Special Olympics office. MDOC takes over the run at that point. Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympics athletes.
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Kellie Murphy
Email:murph4kj@cmich.edu
Phone:989-774-3911
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Old Michigan State Police Post
Mission Rd.

Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 17, 2015
11:30 PM - 1:00 AM

Lansing Midnight Community Run

The Lansing Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 17th. The Run will begin at 11:30 p.m. at Michigan and Capitol and will end at Grand River and Northwind (E. Lansing). Registration is $25.00 and the runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,797 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our Special Olympics athletes.
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Darin Southworth
Email:darin.southworth@lansingmi.gov
Phone:517-243-1672
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State Capitol Steps
Lansing, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 17, 2015

Greenville Community Run

The Greenville Community Run for Law Enforcement Torch Run will take place on September 17th. The run is a 5K Run that starts at the Greenville Community Center. Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Greenville Community Center and is $25.00. The runner will receive a dri-fit t-shirt. The Run will begin at 11:35 a.m. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for 20,757 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officer’s and members of the community to support these Special Olympians.
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Kevin Sweeney
Email:sweeneyk@michigan.gov
Phone:517-719-1195
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Greenville Community Center
Greenville, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 17, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Alma Community Run

The Alma Community Run will start at Luce/Superior on the west side of town ending at Jerome/Lincoln on the east side. This is a straight 3 mile run through town with Central Route. The run will start at 5:00 p.m. A dri-fit t-shirt is included with the registration fee of $25. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan's Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for nearly 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan's Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan's Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes.
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Jessica Kunik
Email:kunikj@michigan.gov
Phone:989-277-9765
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Luce/Superior St.
Alma, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 18, 2015

Oakland County Community Run

The Oakland County LETR Community Run will take place on September 18th. This run is part of Law Enforcement Torch Run Week and benefits the athletes of Special Olympics Michigan. The Law Enforcement Torch Run® is the single largest grassroots fundraising effort for Special Olympics International. Michigan’s Law Enforcement Torch Run program raises funds for over 20,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. The two main goals of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® are raise funds and to create awareness for the athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. As Michigan’s Special Olympics program continues to grow, more funding is needed to support the athletes and their families because there is no cost to participate. This is where the support of the law enforcement community becomes crucial. By getting more involved in Michigan’s Torch Run program you can help raise funds and create awareness for our athletes. So come join the officers and members of the community to support these Special Olympians.
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Mark Boody/Corey Hines
Phone:989-774-3911
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Oakland
Oakland, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Bocce/Softball Competition + EKS Celebration

The Special Olympics Texas: Greater Dallas Area Bocce & Softball Competition is an area-wide competition for athletes with intellectual disabilities. This event is hosted by the City of Farmer’s Branch. EKS Day celebrates the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and is a global call for people to commit actions of inclusion, acceptance and unity for and with people with intellectual disabilities. Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s actions helped open the minds and hearts of all people to the gifts and talents of individuals with intellectual disabilities. As the founder of Special Olympics, she demonstrated that one person could make a difference and change the world… and she certainly did just that.
For more information
Alex Hubbard
Email:ahubbard@sotx.org
Phone:214-943-9981
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Oran Good Park
13401 Tom Field Road

Farmers Branch, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 19 - 20 2015

Croquet Tournament

The Special Olympics Rhode Island and Special Olympics Connecticut croquet tournament will be held on Saturday, September 19th and Sunday, September 20th at Ocean House in Westerly. One hundred athletes and unified partners will be competing in this fun sport!
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Chris Hopkins
Email:chris@specialolympicsri.org
Phone:401-349-4900
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Ocean House
1 Bluff Avenue

Westerly, Rhode Island
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015

World's Largest Truck Convoy

Once again truckers and Law Enforcement are teaming up for the annual World's Largest Truck Convoy event to benefit Special Olympics Wyoming athletes across the state! Come enjoy a day you are not going to forget starting with a convoy through the city of Cheyenne, lunch with local athletes and a grab bag filled with goodies from the 2015 World's Largest Truck Convoy!
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Stephanie Ferrell
Email:specialevents@specialolympicswy.org
Phone:307-235-3062
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F.E. Warren Air Force Base
Gate 2

Cheyenne, Wyoming
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Phil a Palooza Fundraiser

Phil a Palooza is a new fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island. It is a fun day-long event for the entire family! A barbecue, pig roast, games and a live performance by 'Brother to Brother' band! It will be held at Vasa Park in Foster. $25.00 for tickets. Children 12 and under and Special Olympics Rhode Island athletes are free.
For more information
Tracy Garabedian
Email:tracy@specialolympicsri.org
Phone:401-349-4900
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Vasa Park
10 Boswell Trail

Foster, Rhode Island
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Softball Competition + EKS Celebration

The Heart of Texas Area Softball competition will be September 19. Team competition and Individual Skills will occur. The event begins with Opening Ceremonies at 9:00 a.m. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Tommy Smith
Email:tsmith@sotx.org
Phone:254-230-4824
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Robinson Little League - Youngblood Park
200 E Moonlight Dr.

Robinson, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Arkansas -- 2015 Truck Convoy

The Truck Convoy® is a celebration of the trucking industry and its support of Special Olympics. It is a unique one-day celebration in which law enforcement makes special dispensation and escorts a convoy of trucks up to 30 miles through their town.
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Camie Powell
Email:camie@specialolympicsarkansas.org
Phone:501-771-0222
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Maverick Transportation
13301 Valentine Rd

North Little Rock , Arkansas
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015

2015 Truck Convoy -- North Carolina

We will be hosting the 2015 Truck Convoy in celebration of the truck industry and its support of Special Olympics. It is a unique one-day celebration in which law enforcement makes special dispensation and escorts a convoy of trucks up to 30 miles through cities and towns of North Carolina.
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Michelle Zaski
Email:mzaski@sonc.net
Phone:919-719-7662
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PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte
2200 Gateway Centre Blvd. Suite 201

Morrisville, North Carolina
UNITED STATES

Sep 19, 2015
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Golf Competition + EKS Day Celebration

The Greater Fort Worth Area Golf Competition will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at Rockwood Golf Course. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Cheryl Bledsaw
Email:cbledsaw@sotx.org
Phone:817-332-3433
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Rockwood Golf Course
1851 Jacksboro Hwy

Fort Worth, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 22 - 24 2015

Camp Shriver

Camp Shriver brings together people with and without intellectual disabilities for training and competition. The primary goals are to provide another level of challenge and promote inclusion.
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Emma Rice
Email:erice@laso.org
Phone:985-345-6644
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Magnolia Community Center
100 Central Ave

Jefferson, Louisiana
UNITED STATES

Sep 22 - 26 2015

Health Screenings

A Health screening will be held on September 22 for all special institutions and will be conducted by the Ministry of Health. A Family Day for all special institutions, families, teaches, etc., hosted by the SOTT coaches will take place in an open Park from 9:00am to 4:00pm with lots of fun games, and other activities; food and music will also be provided
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Ferdinand Bibby
Email:ferdinandbibby@yahoo.com
Phone:868-685-5689
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Lions Cultural Centre
Wrightson Road

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Sep 24 - 26 2015

Area Bocce Competition + EKS Day Celebration

Special Olympics Texas – Area 14 is holding their Bocce Competition on September 24, 2015 (Thursday), September 25, 2015 (Friday) and September 26, 2015 (Saturday) at the location listed below. This event will begin with Opening Ceremonies at 9 a.m., followed by competition. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Luann Chastain
Email:lchastain@sotx.org
Phone:325-677-3200
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Centennial Park
2501 Maple St.

Abilene, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 25, 2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Washington Center Challenge Day

This amazing day brings together Special Olympics athletes from the Washington Center School with volunteers from Bob Jones Education School, for a day of MATP competition. Join us at 10:00 in the Davis Field House for an energetic and heart-warming Opening Ceremony.
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Lara Ceisel
Email:lceisel@greenvillecounty.org
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Bob Jones University
Greenville, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Sep 25 - 27 2015

State Fall Games

The Fall Games offers a high profile, exciting event for approximately 1,700 Special Olympics Michigan athletes to showcase their skills in Flag Football, Soccer, Cycling, Softball and Golf. Flag Football at Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea: Team Competition, Unified Teams, Skills Competition. Cycling at Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea: Individual Events, Unified Teams. Soccer at Independence Park in Canton: 5, 7 and 11-a-side Team Competition; Unified Teams; Skills Competition. Softball at Canton Softball Complex in Canton: Team Competition, Unified Teams, T-Ball Competition, Skills Competition, Coach-pitch Demonstration. Golf at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Ypsilanti: 9 Hole Individual, Unified Teams, Skills Competition.
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Aaron Mills
Email:aaron.mills@somi.org
Phone:989-774-4393
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Independence Park, Chrysler Proving Grounds and Eagle Crest Golf Course
Canton, Chelsea and Ypsilanti, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Sep 25 - 27 2015

Missouri State Outdoor Games

The 2015 State Outdoor Games will be held in Fort Jefferson City, Missouri from March 27-29. Competition will begin at 8 a.m. on September 25th and go until 5 p.m. on March 27th. Athletes will be in competing in bocce, flag football, golf, softball, and tennis. Come and cheer on our athletes as they show off their determination and skill.
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Susan Shaffer
Email:shaffer@somo.org
Phone:573-635-1660
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Jefferson City, Missouri
UNITED STATES

Sep 26, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Area Bocce Competition + EKS Day Celebration

The Heart of East Texas Area Bocce Competition on September 26, 2015 is for all athletes in the Heart of East Texas area participating in Bocce. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Norm Arias
Email:narias@sotx.org
Phone:512-491-2935
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Veterans Park and Athletic Complex
3101 Harvey Rd

College Station , Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 26, 2015
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pedal for the Medal

Pedal for the Medal is a cycling event to benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island. It will be held on September 26th at Scarborough State Beach in Narragansett, RI. The 50 mile ride begins at 8am and the 25 mile ride begins at 9am. Registration is $55.00 per rider. To register, use the link below.
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Sam Cornell
Email:samantha@specialolympicsri.org
Phone:(401) 349-4900
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Scarborough State Beach
970 Ocean Road

Narragansett, Rhode Island
UNITED STATES

Sep 26, 2015
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

World's Largest Truck Convoy

Truckers and Law Enforcement are teaming up for the annual World's Largest Truck Convoy event to benefit Special Olympics Missouri athletes across the state! Registration will be September 24-26. The drivers meeting and lead truck auction will be at 4:30pm with the Truck line up at 5:45pm. Come enjoy a day you are not going to forget!
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Robin Anderson
Email:anderson@somo.org
Phone:417-624-5505
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Four State Trucks
4579 MO-43

Joplin, Missouri
UNITED STATES

Sep 26, 2015
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

EKS Day Fun Day

Join us on September 26 at Calliaqua Playing Field in Kingstown, Calliaqua as we celebrate EKS Day with a day filled with fun and activities.
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Janice Mc Master
Email:nationaldirector@sosvg.org
Phone:784-496-2606
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Calliaqua Playing Field
Kingstown, Calliaqua
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADIN

Sep 26, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Athlete Congress and Family Education Conference

Every other year in the Fall, the Athlete Congress meets to vote on recommendations for changes to the Special Olympics program that they have formed, reviewed, and discussed during the previous meetings. The Delegates solicit the input of other athletes. For the recommendations that are passed, the Congress members create action plans and submit the recommendations and plans to the Special Olympics Maryland staff and Board of Directors. Family Education Conference is a one day conference for family members of athletes focused on topics that impact the special needs community.
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Jason Schriml
Email:jschriml@somd.org
Phone:410-615-2435
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Towson University
10 Burke Ave

Towson, Maryland
UNITED STATES

Sep 26 - 26 2015

Education and Fun Day

Join us September 26th at Independence Park in Kingston 6, Jamaica as we celebrate EKS Day with day of Unified Sports, bocce, football and basketball. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Lorna Bell
Email:sojamaica@cwjamaica.com
Phone:876-906-0752
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Independence ParkKingston 6
JAMAICA

Sep 26, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Bocce Competition + EKS Day Celebration

The Gulf Coast Area Bocce competition will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Dulles High School Football Fields in Sugarland. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Pam Hollaway
Email:phollaway@sotx.org
Phone:281-218-6024
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Dulles High School Football Fields
550 Dulles Ave.

Sugar Land, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 26, 2015
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Truck Convoy for Special Olympics North Dakota

The World's Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics North Dakota will take place on Saturday, September 26th at the SuperValu Distribution Center in Fargo, ND. Trucks can register for $100. Visit the link to download the registration brochure today! Schedule of Events: 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. - Driver Breakfast; 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Driver Registration & Truck Line-up; 8:30 a.m. - Silent Auction opens; 10:00 a.m. - Lead Dog & Tail End Live Auction; 10:30 a.m. - Truck Convoy begins; 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Convoy Celebration & Lunch
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Reid Huttunen
Email:developmentaldir@aol.com
Phone:701-746-0331
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SuperValu Distribution Center
3501 12th Ave N

Fargo, North Dakota
UNITED STATES

Sep 26, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Area Golf Tournament + EKS Celebration

The Pampa Golf Tournament will be held on September 26 at the Hidden Hills Golf Course. Registration for all 18-hole course players will be held at 9:00 a.m and for 9-hole alternate and skills registration will be at 11:00 a.m. The tee time is 11:30 a.m. Lunch will not be served; please eat before coming to the event. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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Mitch Tybroski
Email:mtybroski@sotx.org
Phone:806-374-7171
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Hidden Hills Golf Course
Highway 60 N.

Pampa, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 27 - 28 2015

Bocce Competition + EKS Day Celebration

Special Olympics Texas – San Antonio Area will hold their Bocce Competition on September 27 and September 28, 2014 at the location listed below. This event will begin with Opening Ceremonies at 10:30 a.m., followed by competition. EKS Day celebrates the life of Eunice Kennedy Shriver and is a global call for people to commit actions of inclusion, acceptance and unity for and with people with intellectual disabilities. Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s actions helped open the minds and hearts of all people to the gifts and talents of individuals with intellectual disabilities. As the founder of Special Olympics, she demonstrated that one person could make a difference and change the world… and she certainly did just that.
For more information
Shawn Britt
Email:sbritt@sotx.org
Phone:210-530-9898
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Burbank High School
1002 Edwards

San Antonio, Texas
UNITED STATES

Sep 27, 2015

Kansas State Soccer & Bocce Tournament

Join us on September 27th at Lone Elm Park in Olathe, Kansas as our athletes compete in 5-a-side soccer, bocce singles, bocce doubles and bocce team. Cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. We hope to see you there! For more details please refer to the link and contact information below.
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Tim Rehder
Email:rehdert@ksso.org
Phone:913-236-9290
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Lone Elm Park
21151 W 167th St

Olathe, Kansas
UNITED STATES

Sep 28, 2015
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Golf Competition + EKS Day Celebration

The Special Olympics Texas - Central Texas Area Golf Competition is an area-wide competition for athletes/teams. During the competition, we will also honor the memory of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
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David Johnson
Email:djohnson@sotx.org
Phone:512-491-2937
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Balcones Country Club
8600 Balcones Club Dr

Austin, Texas
UNITED STATES

Oct 3 - 4 2015

2015 Chapter Sailing & Kayaking Competition

Join us October 3rd at Corinthian Sailing Club in Dallas, Texas as our athletes compete and show their skill in sailing and kayaking 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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Sidny Harker
Email:sharker@sotx.org
Phone:512-835-9873
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Corinthian Sailing Club
441 E, Lawther Drive

Dallas, Texas
UNITED STATES

Oct 8 - 10 2015

2015 Fall Classic

Come and cheer on our athletes during our Fall Classic Games as they demonstrate their courage and determination for 2 days of aquatics, bocce, golf and softball competition. This event will be held October 8-10 at various locations throughout Bryan-College Station, Texas. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Sidny Harker
Email:sharker@sotx.org
Phone:512-835-9873
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Various Locations
Bryan-College Station, Texas
UNITED STATES

Oct 9, 2015
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Inspire Greatness Gala

Special Olympics Michigan is hosting its fifth annual Inspire Greatness Gala, on October 9, 2015 to raise funds in support of our programs and athletes. With Lila Lazarus as the emcee and the historic Westin Book Cadillac hotel as the venue, our Inspire Greatness Gala is the organization's signature event. It is held in southeast Michigan which has the largest athlete population served in all of Michigan. The Special Olympics Movement can ultimately transform communities by inspiring people throughout the world to open their minds, to accept and include people with intellectual disabilities, and thereby celebrate differences among all people, in the context of the greater similarities we all share. Tickets are $200/individual, $350/couple or $2,000/table.
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Sarah Henry
Email:sarah.henry@somi.org
Phone:734-476-0701
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Westin Book Cadillac Detroit
1114 Washington Boulevard

Detroit, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Oct 17, 2015
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Upper Peninsula Regional Bowling Tournament

Join us on Ocotber 17th at Recreation Lanes in Iron Mountain, Michigan as our athletes compete and show their skill in bowling competition. Their will be three rounds of bowling and the event is being sponsored by Boss. 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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Laura Doney
Email:Area38@somi.org
Phone:906-282-4787
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Recreation Lanes
1555 North Stephenson Avenue

Iron Mountain, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Oct 17 - 18 2015

Standup Paddle Invitational

An inclusive Standup Paddle Invitational that will provide competition for all Special Olympics paddlers and Unified Partners according to the current SOFL- SUP Rules and Best Practices. Dinner and Dance on Sat. Oct. 17 and Competition on Sunday Oct. 18 at Higgs Beach in Key West, Florida. This is NOT a sanctioned game and is considered a local event with ALL Special Olympics SUP athletes invited to attend.
For more information
Ruth Holland
Email:ruthholland@specialolympicsmonroe.org
Phone:305-923-0288
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Higss Beach
Atlantic Blvd

Key West, Florida
UNITED STATES

Oct 19, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Coaches Training - Poly Hockey

Join us on October 19th for a poly hockey coaches training webinar. To register for this event please use the link below. For any further questions please contact Kellie Murphy at murph4kj@cmich.edu.
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Kellie Murphy
Email:murph4kj@cmich.edu
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Webinar
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Oct 20, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Volleyball Competition & Skills

Want to experience volleyball competition in its purest form? Come to Dorman High School in Roebuck, South Carolina on October 15th to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the court. 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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Paula White
Email:pgwhite@spart7.com
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Dorman High School
1050 Cavalier Way

Roebuck, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Oct 24 - 25 2015

2015 State Team Bowling

State Team Bowling Tournament involving two bowling sites over two days. Approximately 1,200 athletes participating in both traditional and unfied doubles and team bowling
For more information
Marty Allen, Program Director
Email:allenspoly@aol.com
Phone:614-271-6785
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Sawmill Lanes & Holiday Lanes
Sawmill Lanes, 4825 Sawmill Rd,;Holiday Lanes, 4589 East Broad St

Columbus, Ohio
UNITED STATES

Oct 25, 2015

Southwest Region Bowling Tournament - Tacoma

Join us October 25th in Tacoma, Washington as our athletes compete and show their skill in bowling 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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Scott Friberg
Email:sfriberg@sowa.org
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Tacoma, Washington
UNITED STATES

Oct 26, 2015

Gymnastics, Volleyball and Speedball Head Coaches Seminar

During October 26-28 Special Olympics will be hosting a gymnastics, volleyball and speedball coaching seminar in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This seminar will provide training athlete conditioning, sports skills development and sports rules.
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Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
SAUDI ARABIA

Oct 31, 2015
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Southwest Regional Poly Hockey Tournament

Join us on October 15th at Newaygo High School in Newaygo, Michigan for a day of poly hockey competition. This Southwest Regional event is held annually and features over 200 athletes competing in traditional divisions as well as skills competitions.
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Nick Caudle
Email:caudl1n@cmich,edu
Phone:616-583-1202
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Newaygo High School
200 East St.

Newaygo, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Nov 6 - 7 2015

Over the Edge - Dallas

Special Olympics Texas is offering an unforgettable event that stands high above the rest. Over the Edge is geared toward the fearless or those looking to overcome their fears. Go Over the Edge in Dallas or Houston to raise funds (and your heart rate) to support more than 53,446 athletes. Individual participants who raise a minimum of $1,200 will have the unforgettable experience of rappelling down a high-rise building. Creating competition is a fun way to enhance your work community, so get your co-workers together and send your boss Over the Edge for Special Olympics Texas!
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Doug Ray
Email:dray@sotx.org
Phone:214-943-9981
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The Bank Tower at Oak Cliff
Dallas, Texas
UNITED STATES

Nov 7, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Runner's Fairway Series

The privilege of running/walking on an exclusive golf course is a rare opportunity. Painstakingly groomed turf underfoot, cultivated fairways, beautiful vistas, and no distractions. Until now, our gorgeous location has been reserved for golfers only, it’s time you were privy to the beauty and unique nuances of Pine Trace. The Runner’s Fairway Series offers you the chance to run unencumbered, unhindered, and untamed. Followed by a post race festival and recognition of Special Olympic Athletes. Visit the website link to learn more and to register.
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Pine Trace Golf Club
3600 Pine Trace Blvd.

Rochester Hills, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Nov 7, 2015
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Coaches Training - Conference

Join us on November 7th at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. This coaches training will cover the following sports: poly hockey, bowling, basketball, and Winter Games sports. To register for this event please use the link below. If you have further question please contact Kellie Murphy at murph4kj@cmich.edu.
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Kellie Murphy
Email:murph4kj@cmich.edu
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Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Nov 13 - 14 2015

Over the Edge - Houston

Special Olympics Texas is offering an unforgettable event that stands high above the rest. Over the Edge is geared toward the fearless or those looking to overcome their fears. Go Over the Edge in Dallas or Houston to raise funds (and your heart rate) to support more than 53,446 athletes. Individual participants who raise a minimum of $1,200 will have the unforgettable experience of rappelling down a high-rise building. Creating competition is a fun way to enhance your work community, so get your co-workers together and send your boss Over the Edge for Special Olympics Texas!
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Joan Jarrett
Email:jjarrett@sotx.org
Phone:713-290-0049
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Embassy Suites Houston
Houston, Texas
UNITED STATES

Nov 14, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Runner's Fairway Series

The privilege of running/walking on an exclusive golf course is a rare opportunity. Painstakingly groomed turf underfoot, cultivated fairways, beautiful vistas, and no distractions. Until now, our gorgeous location has been reserved for golfers only, it’s time you were privy to the beauty and unique nuances of Pine Trace. The Runner’s Fairway Series offers you the chance to run unencumbered, unhindered, and untamed. Followed by a post race festival and recognition of Special Olympic Athletes. Visit the website link to learn more and to register.
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Shepherd's Hollow Golf Club
9085 Big Lake Road

Clarkston, Michigan
UNITED STATES

Nov 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Lexington School Districts 1-4 Bowling Tournament

Come and cheer on our elementary and middle schools as they demonstrate their courage and determination for a day of traditional and unified bowling competition. This event will be held on November 19th at JC's Lexington Bowl in Lexington, South Carolina. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form.
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JC's Lexington Bowl
5380 Augusta Rd

Lexington, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Nov 19, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Lexington/Richland School District 5 Bowling Tournament

Want to experience bowling competition in its purest form? Come to Anchor Lanes in Irmo, South Carolina on November 19th to cheer on our athletes as they compete in traditional and unified bowling. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports.
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Anchor Lanes
1000 Columbia Ave

Irmo, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Nov 20, 2015
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Lexington School Districts 1-4 High School Bowling Tournament

Join us November 20th at JC's Lexington Bowl in Lexington, South Carolina as all high schools compete and show their skill in traditional and unified bowling competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports.
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JC's Lexington Bowl
5380 Augusta Rd

Lexington, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Nov 28 - Dec 6 2015

European Basketball Week

European Basketball Week is when we ask the broader basketball community to open more opportunities for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the game. Basketball Week involves athletes with and without intellectual disabilities, coaches, fans and families at more than 200 basketball events, matches, clinics and exhibitions across 33 countries.
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Mirek Krogulec
Email:MKrogulec@specialolympics.org
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Various courts throughout Europe
Various communities in Europe Eurasia, Various
POLAND

Dec 5, 2015
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tega Cay Polar Plunge

Join us December 5th at Tega Cay Beach Club in Tega Cay, South Carolina as our athletes and supporters take the plunge to raise funds for Special Olympics. Come and cheer on our athletes or even take the plunge yourself to support our Special Olympics athletes. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Vincent Holland
Email:vholland@tegacayplice.gov
Phone:803-548-0344
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Tega Cay Beach Club
4420 Beach Club Ln.

Tega Cay, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Jan 14, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM

Basketball 5 on 5 & Cheerleading

Join the Area 12 5 on 5 basketball teams for their local competition and check out the cheerleading competition as well! (Inclement weather make up date is Feb. 13)
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Paula White
Email:pgwhite@spart7.com
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Limestone College
1115 College Drive

Gaffney, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Feb 25, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Area 7 Basketball Tournament

Join us February 25th at Airport High School in West Columbia, South Carolina as schools from Lexington School Districts 1-5 and Richland 2 will come together to compete in individual skills, team skills, 3x3 traditional and Unified, and 5x5 traditional and Unified basketball competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports.
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Airport High School
1315 Boston Ave

West Columbia, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Mar 16, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Aquatics Competition

Join us on March 16th at Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina as our athletes compete and show their skill in aquatics competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below. (Inclement weather date is March 18.)
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Paula White
Email:pgwhite@spart7.com
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Limestone College
1115 College Drive

Gaffney, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Mar 31, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Cherokee County Track & Field

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination for a day of athletics competition. This event will be held on March 31st at Gaffney High School in Gaffney, South Carolina. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.
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Paula White
Email:pgwhite@spart7.com
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Gaffney High School
149 Twin Lake Road

Gaffney, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Apr 21, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Area 7 Spring Games - Track & Field

Richland School District 1, 2, Fairfield County School Districts at Westwood High School. Athletes from Elementary, Middle and High Schools will compete in various track and field events. Young Athletes Program will also take place for athletes 2-7 years old.
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Westwood High School
180 S-40-1694

Blythewood, South Carolina
UNITED STATES

Apr 25 - 30 2016

Special Olympics Golf Masters

Join the world's biggest Special Olympics Golf Tournament in Macau. We are targeting more than 20 countries to join our annual competition and training camp for Special Olympics Golf in Level 1, 2 and 5. Enjoy Macau's best hospitality and an all 5star golf and holiday experience. In 2016 we are celebrating our 5th anniversary would like to welcome you too. For further information please visit our website www.macau-event.com or send us an email to specialolympicsgolf@macau-event.com.
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Stefan Kuehn
Email:specialolympicsgolf@macau-event.com
Phone:+85366545170
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Caesars Golf Macau
P.O. Box 1598

Macau S.A.R., Macau
MACAO

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