2018 is the year of Special Olympics Louisiana’s 50th anniversary. For 50 years Special Olympics Louisiana has been creating a more inclusive, welcoming world for all. We are asking for donations of $50 for our 50th. Donors who make a gift in the amount of $50 or larger will become a Champion of Change and will receive a 50th Anniversary Member coin.
You may have been a part of our past and now we are asking you to be a part of our future.
The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will take place in Seattle, Washington on July 1-6.
Team Louisiana will be a delegation of 129 ( 70 athletes, 27 unified partners, 32 coaches and official delegates) representing Special Olympics Louisiana. Our delegation will compete in the following sports: Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics (Swimming), Bocce, Bowling, Golf, Powerlifting, Tennis, Unified Basketball, Unified Softball, and Unified Flag Football.
Learn more about Team Louisiana here.
Our State Indoor Games are March 2-3, 2018 and we need you to help out! Give back to your community and participate in a life changing experience. Events will be held through out Baton Rouge.
Can you lend a helping hand? Sign up to volunteer here!
Do you love to run? Or do you walk all day for work or school? Do you love helping to support Special Olympics in a fun way? If you said yes, then Charity Miles is the perfect app for you!
Check out the website here and download the app. It’s available in the app store and on the android market! Make sure you pick Special Olympics as the charity of choice and start running for a cause today!
This year, our Polar Plunge will be held on February 17, 2018 (Gonzales) and February 24, 2018 (Shreveport).
Anyone can plunge and the minimum amount to raise is $50. Crowd favorites at this event include a costume contest, musical entertainment, as well as vendor displays and giveaways.
Don’t know if you have what it takes? That’s okay, you can still come and watch the fun or donate to a plunger!
Are you ready? REGISTER HERE
SOLA has an Instagram! Follow us @specialolympicslouisiana to see the latest pictures of our amazing athletes and stay updated on upcoming events!
This year our State Indoor Games will take place on March 2-3, 2018. This will be an event for all areas. Athletes from across the state will compete in Basketball, Bowling and Tennis. You can sign up today to be a volunteer!