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.

World Games Athlete Send Off

Special Olympics Louisiana Athletes Depart Today for World Summer Games in Los Angeles, CA!

World Games

Special Olympics Louisiana has selected four (4) athletes, one (1) unified partner, and one (1) sport manager from the entire state of Louisiana to attend the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The Games will be held July 25-August 2, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA. Today, Monday, July 20th from 5pm-6pm at The Edward Dufresne Community Center in Luling, LA, members of the local community will also be in attendance to “send-off” the delegation with congratulations. We hope to see you there to join us in wishing the best of luck to those heading to compete.

Where: Edward Dufresne Community Center, 285 Judge Edward Dufresne Pkwy, Luling, LA 70070

There are nearly 7,000 athletes and 3,000 coaches, 30,000 volunteers and delegates from all over the world expected to attend and compete in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games. About 500,000 family, friends, and spectators are anticipated to attend. For more information about the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, or to donate visit our website at www.laso.org or contact us at 1-800-345-6644.

100 Days Till LA!

In 100 days, the 2015 Special Olympics World Games will begin when the cauldron is lit at the Opening Ceremony in Los Angeles. You can get involved by carrying the torch as the Flame of Hope travels across the country, hitting every state, in the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. Sign up today at unifiedrelay.org

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Louisiana is bringing home the medals!

It is Day 5 of the 2014 USA Games and Team Louisiana is doing fantastic! As of now, we have won 14 gold medals, 13 silver medals, 10 bronze medals, 21 fourth place ribbons, 8 fifth place ribbons, 4 sixth place ribbons, and 2 seventh place ribbons. View the results. The games are still happening and there are plenty more to come!

Unified Basketball is still undefeated and Unifies Flag Football is in the top division. Can’t make it to the games? Check out our updated photo album on Facebook, get live updates on Twitter, and be sure to check Instagram for the latest pictures!

GO TEAM LOUISIANA!

Team Louisiana is ready to take on the Nation

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games are in 12 days and Team Louisiana is ready! Listen to Brock (also known as HOD), Craig (also known as A HOD), and Samantha our Youth Leader talk about the events leading up to and during the games in this podcast.

If you would like to donate to Team Louisiana, please click here. Every contribution counts!

100 days until….

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We are 100 days away from the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games! Team Louisiana is eager to show the nation that we are America’s Champions. Team Louisiana will consist of 101 people representing us in 8 sports. Click here to find out more.