2016 Rivalry Series: McNeese State University vs. Nicholls State University Unified Flag Football Game

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Lake Charles, LA – Special Olympics Louisiana will play host to an In-State Unified Flag Football Rivalry Series featuring McNeese State University vs. Nicholls State University. This event is free and open to the public.

The event will take place on Saturday October 1, 2016 at McNeese State University’s Recreational Center, 4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605, at 10:30 AM promptly. Award presentation will held immediately after the game. For more information visit our website at www.laso.org.

A support staff of more than 30 volunteers will serve in jobs ranging from competition setup, breakdown, to team assistance. Contact Colin Laborde for more information at (800) 345-6644.

Click here to join the fundraising movement by helping your school’s Unified team raise the most money before game day.  The team that raises the most money by game day will start their Rivalry Game with an advantage! Make sure your team starts off on the right foot by raising money or donating to your team today. You can even earn awesome prizes as you donate!

Life Lessons from Parents of Kids with Special Needs

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“Moms and dads whose children have special needs can teach all parents a thing or two about priorities and perspective.”

Check out this great article in the October 2016 Issue of Parents Magazine by Julie Lythcott-Haims, 4 Life Lessons From Parents of Kids With Special Needs.


EKS Day is Saturday

Join us in celebrating “EKS Day” on this Saturday, September 24, 2016.  EKS Day celebrates the life, legacy & vision of Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Through sport, Mrs. Shriver sought to make sure that all people with intellectual disabilities were included & respected in their communities.  Today, we ask that you take to social media to help her vision become a reality! Join us and #PlayUnified!

State Fall Classic


This is an event for all Areas. Male and female athletes from across the state will compete in Aquatics, Horseshoes, and Softball. Sign up today to play, coach, or volunteer for this event.

Register to Volunteer
Click here for 2016 SFC Fact Sheet