State Summer Games

Join us May 19-21 in Hammond, LA for our 2017 State Summer Games. This is an event for all Areas. Male and female athletes from across the state will compete in Athletics (Track & Field), Bocce, Power Lifting, and Unified Volleyball. Sign up today to play, coach or volunteer for this event. View the SSG Master Schedule, SSG Fact Sheet, or the SSG Venue List.

2017 Summer Games Flyer

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Athlete Spotlight

Athlete Spotlight- May

State Summer Games

State Summer Games is right around the corner!  May 20-22nd to be exact.  The event will kick off on Friday, May 20th inside Southeastern’s Strawberry Stadium at 7:30pm for Opening Ceremonies.  We invite all to attend to witness the Flame of Hope and the parade of athletes!

Then on Saturday athletes will compete in athletics, bocce, power lifting, and volleyball.  ALL events are free and open to the public.  Come cheer on our athletes as they compete!

There are still volunteer opportunities available.  Please click here to register.

We can’t wait to see YOU at State Summer Games!

Athlete Spotlight

Thomas Roberts

  • NAME: Thomas Roberts
  • HOME TOWN: Norco, LA
  • SPORTS: Aquatics, Basketball, Athletics, & Bowling
  • AGE: 18
  • YEARS INVOLVED: 15

Q: What was life like before Special Olympics?

A: I didn’t play sports. I watched videos and read.

Q: What is a time you overcame something?

A: I overcame pain in my legs while running. Now I can run track.

Q: What is your greatest accomplishments?

A: Becoming a senior in high school, winning medals, and making new friends!

Q: What do you think are your secrets to success?

A: My secrets to success are exercising every day, staying happy, and praying.

Athlete Spotlight: January

NAME: Amy Latiolais

HOME TOWN: Lafayette, LA

SPORTS: T Ball, Bowling, and Athletics

AGE: 34

YEARS INVOLVED: 20+

Amy Latiolais

Q: What is your favorite memory from Special Olympics?

A: My favorite memory is making friends.

Q: What is your greatest accomplishment?
A: My favorite accomplishment is winning gold medals.
Q: What is your secret to success?
A: My secret to success is my angels sitting on my shoulders.
Q:What are some ways you can improve?
A: I can improve by practicing more and paying attention.