State Indoor Games TODAY and TOMORROW!

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WHAT: The 2018 Special Olympics Louisiana State Indoor Games.

WHEN & WHERE: March 2-3, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA SPORTS: Bowling, Basketball, and Tennis

COMPETITION SCHEDULE: Competitions will be held on Saturday, March 3rd

Basketball from 8:00AM to 5:30PM Saturday, March 3rd

Bowling- All Star Lanes from 11:00AM to 3:00PM Saturday, March 3rd

Bowling- Circle Bowl from 12:00PM to 5:00PM

Basketball – Team Automotive Group Sportsplex

Tennis – Independence Park (Indoor & Outdoor Tennis Courts)

REGISTRATION: First Church of the Nazarene 9955 Old Hammond Hwy Baton Rouge, LA 70816

OPENING CEREMONIES: Opening Ceremonies will be held Friday, March 2nd at Team Automotive Group Sportsplex (7122 Perkins Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70808) at 7:00 PM.

HEALTHY ATHLETES: will be held at First Church of the Nazarene on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 (9am-2pm)

VOLUNTEERS: A support staff of more than 1,000 volunteers will work at the Games. They will serve in jobs ranging from coaching, to food preparation, to officiating.

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State Indoor Games

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Special Olympics Louisiana State Indoor Games for 2017 will be hosted in Baton Rouge again this year on Friday, March 3rd- Sunday, March 5th.

We encourage community members and family to come out and attend Friday nights Opening Ceremony. We could not do it without all of our supporters!

Click here to register to volunteer

LA Gov. John Bel Edwards Joins SOLA for Annual Torch Run

JBE picLouisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards joined Special Olympics Louisiana and multiple law enforcement agencies from across the state at the 2016 Official Law Enforcement Torch Run Lighting Ceremony on Friday, May 20th in Baton Rouge, LA. Governor Edwards pledged his support for Special Olympics and spoke of the importance of volunteering and being a champion for people with intellectual disabilities. Across the state, members of the Louisiana Law Enforcement Torch Run carried the “Flame of Hope” while running 1,000+ miles to raise awareness and funds that help improve the quality of life for our 14,639 athletes. This event has become the largest fundraising and media awareness event for Special Olympics worldwide! The ceremony on the Louisiana State Capitol steps kicked off the final run of the 2016 Torch Run week and led to the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 State Summer Games for Special Olympics Louisiana.Thank you for your support!

State Indoor Games Recap

The below paragraph is a guest post from Athlete Channing Ewing from our Northwest Area about this past weekends State Indoor Games in Baton Rouge, LA.

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“I had a blast this weekend. I enjoyed meeting Honorary Coach, Drew Dileo and Honorary Chair, Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser. I really cherished the honor of being on stage with all the dignitaries and saying the Athlete Oath for Opening Ceremonies. Everyone did great job putting on this past weekends events. I really liked the venues for competitions and the dance was awesome as usual. Everyone was very friendly there.”

-Channing

Polar Plunge

Are you ready for Polar Plunge?!  The Gonzales Plunge is on February 27th at Cabela’s and the Shreveport Plunge will be on March 12th at East Ridge Country Club.  More info here. If you have not registered yet, be sure to click here and so NOW!

We also wanted to thank all of our sponsors for this event!  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Artic Sponsors:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Specialized Industrial Maintenance

Chilly Sponsors:
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Coastal Bridge Company
In Memory of Mark Swiconek
Sheriff Jeff Wiley
SKR Construction
Volks Construction

Freezin Sponsors:
Himmel’s Door
Gauthier & Amedee
Gonzales Lions Club
Mike Anderson’s – Gonzales
Select Properties, LTD

In-Kind Sponsors:
Cabela’s
EZ Dock Gulf Coast
East Ridge Country Club
Eatel
Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office
Community Coffee
Coca-Cola

State Indoor Games

 

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Join us for State Indoor Games!

WHAT:   The 2016 Special Olympics Louisiana State Indoor Games.

WHEN & WHERE: March 4-6, 2016 in Baton Rouge, LA

SPORTS:   Bowling, Basketball, and Tennis

COMPETITION SCHEDULE: Competitions will be held on

  • Saturday, March 5 from 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Sunday, March 6 from 8 AM to 2 PM
  • Bowling – All Star Lanes & Circle Bowl
  • Basketball – Team Automotive Group Sportsplex
  • Tennis – Independence Park (Indoor Tennis Courts)

REGISTRATION

BREC Main Building

6201 FLORIDA BLVD.

BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA

OPENING CEREMONIES: Opening Ceremonies will be held Friday, March 4 at Team Automotive Group Sportsplex (7122 Perkins Rd Baton Rouge, LA 70808) at 7:00 PM.

OLYMPIC TOWN and HEALTHY ATHLETES: will be held at Sherwood Middle School on Saturday, March 5, 2016 (9am-2pm)

VOLUNTEERS: A support staff of more than 1,000 volunteers will work at the Games.  They will serve in jobs ranging from coaching, to food preparation, to officiating.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:  All events, including all competitions, are free and open to the public.  For more information, contact the State Headquarters at      1-800-345-6644 or visit the SOLA website at www.laso.org.

Happy Friday!

“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it.” -Wilferd a. peterson

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