Toys”R”Us is featuring Special Olympics Louisiana Young Athlete, Peyton this week in their #CheerOnAChampion campaign! Join Toys”R”Us — a Founding Partner of the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games and Presenting Sponsor of the first-ever Young Athletes Festival — by donating $5 to help the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games reveal America’s current and future champions! With your support, the possibilities for these athletes are endless.Text CHEER to 80888 to make a $5 donation today!*
We are excited for the start of State Indoor Games which start today with Opening Ceremonies for 7pm in the LSU Student Union Royal Cotillion Room (Located on the 2nd floor of the Union). Competition will kick off tomorrow morning in the sports of bowling, basketball, and tennis with over 500 athletes!
All are welcome to attend competition and we hope to see you out there!
We are 100 days away from the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games! Team Louisiana is eager to show the nation that we are America’s Champions. Team Louisiana will consist of 101 people representing us in 8 sports. Click here to find out more.
Today is Spread the Word to End the Word Day! The annual day of awareness to eradicate the use of the R-Word (retard). Across the globe people are posting videos, pictures and blasting on social media why they have taken the pledge. In Louisiana, lots of local celebrities like New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton, Tackle Zach Strief and Fullback Jed Collins have already pledged. Have you? Go to www.r-word.org right now!
ONE person donating ONE dollar is a powerful thing. Especially if that thing is Team Louisiana competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games this summer. We are sending a delegation of 101 to New Jersey this June to compete on a national stage! It costs $100,000 to send our delegation to the games and we need your help. Please consider donating to Team Louisiana, every dollar counts. Meet Team Louisiana.
On Sunday, February 16th, our very own Jacob Majors competed alongside many NBA legends and other Special Olympics Athletes from around the world. Jacob hit 3-pointer after 3-pointer and even secured a bit of air time on ESPN’s “Top 10!”
Check out the highlight video of Jacob below. You can view some pictures here.