Special Olympics offers numerous Olympic-type individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with and without intellectual disabilities. There are several sports that Special Olympics Louisiana offers but does not hold competitions in due to availability or other environmental factors.
Listed below are all the sports Special Olympics Louisiana has to offer:
Artistic Gymnastics Equestrian
Athletics (Track & Field) Flag Football
Bowling Motor Activity Training
Rhythmic Gymnastics Softball
Tennis Unified Sports Volleyball
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Due to the severe weather in the area, this year’s Unified Rivalry Flag Football Game between Nicholls State University and McNeese State University scheduled for Thursday, August 31st has been postponed. Stay tuned for more information on the rescheduled date!
“Some succeed because they are destined to;
most succeed because they are determined to.”
– Anatole France
There are always competitions, clinics, and fundraisers happening with Special Olympics Louisiana. So, we want to keep you updated on all of our current events! There are a few ways to do so:
- Check out our website: www.laso.org. Here you can find out anything you want to know about Special Olympics Louisiana! Keep up with events and learn about the next fundraiser that is taking place.
- Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Linkedin! We got ’em! Stay current with these and be sure to say hello!
- Read our blog: Oh, you are already here! Our blog is the go to place to see our current events. We post here just about every day and the majority of posts revolve around our events. But, we do like to throw the occasional picture and quote for you to enjoy!
No that you know how to keep up, we can’t wait to see you at the next event!
Special Olympics Louisiana’ Healthy Athletes program currently offers health screenings in six areas: Fit Feet (podiatry), FUNfitness (physical therapy), Health Promotion (better health and well-being), Healthy Hearing (audiology), Opening Eyes (vision) and Special Smiles (dentistry). Healthy Athletes organizes its events in a welcoming, fun environment. Its screenings educate athletes on healthy lifestyle choices and identify problems that may need additional follow-up.
Click on the discipline to learn more:
Want to learn more about Healthy Athletes? Contact us.
Don’t forget to visit our next Healthy Athletes event at State Fall Classic in Carencro, LA on October 21st!
Did you know Special Olympics Louisiana has college clubs?
Want to make a difference during college? Join the thousands of college students across the world who are working to benefit Special Olympics. College students are creating a more accepting and inclusion community for all, and you can join them! Learn more about the ways you can get involved on campus!