This weekend, Saturday, July 20th marks our 45th anniversary! Special Olympics Louisiana was founded on July 20, 1968 with 11 athletes and 4 coaches participating in athletics and aquatics. Today, 45 years later we have 13,706 athletes and 2,633 coaches participating in over 17 sports. We are proud of where we have come from. Thank you to all who had a part in helping us get here!