Opening Ceremonies will be held TONIGHT, Friday, May 18th at 7:30 pm in Strawberry Stadium at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, LA. We want you to be a FAN in the Stands! Come out and cheer on our athletes! On Saturday and Sunday, the fun continues as we start competition. Our athletes have trained long and hard for this event and are ready to do their best. All they need is you in the stands to cheer them on!
You don’t want to miss out on the last day of our Special Olympics Louisiana’s 2017 State Golf and Cycling. So, grab some friends and head over to Chennault Park in Monroe. You can join the rest of the fans in the stands and help cheer on our athletes.
Just a reminder- State Indoor Games is coming up the weekend of March 3rd-5th in Baton Rouge, LA. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 7 pm at Team Automotive Group Sportsplex and events will span throughout the whole weekend. Athletes will be competing in Basketball, Tennis, and Bowling.
We urge everyone to come out and support our athletes by being Fans in the Stands on Friday, March 3rd!
State Fall Classic will take place in Carencro, LA on beginning tonight and will feature 750 Special Olympics Louisiana athletes and partners competing in aquatics, horseshoes, and softball! We will start the weekend with Opening Ceremonies TONIGHT, October 14th for 6:30pm at Pelican Park. All are invited to witness the Parade of Athletes and Flame of Hope!
Competitions will kick off Saturday, October 15th and run through Sunday, October 16th. Join us tonight and be a Fan in the Stands for Opening Ceremonies!
State Fall Classic is coming to Lafayette and Carencro, LA October 14-16. Athletes from across the state will compete in will compete in Aquatics, Horseshoes, and Softball. Sign up today to play, coach, or volunteer for this event.
State Summer Games will kick off tomorrow evening with our Military flag football game at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Strawberry Stadium for 6pm! After the game, Opening Ceremonies will get under way for 7:30pm. We invite all to be a Fan in the Stands tomorrow night and cheer on our athletes! You will witness the arrival of the Olympic Torch, escorted by Law Enforcement officers completing the 1,000-mile Torch Run relay, the lighting of the “Flame of Hope” and the Parade of Athletes.
Then, on Saturday, the fun continues as we start competition! Our athletes have trained long and hard for this event and are ready to go. They will compete in the sports of athletics, bocce, power lifting, and volleyball. Along with these competitions on Saturday, Healthy Athletes and Olympic Town will be taking place. Competition will wrap up on Sunday afternoon.
We would also like to mention that Raising Cane’s in Hammond, LA will be doing a fundraiser for Special Olympics Louisiana on Saturday and Sunday! On Saturday, look for the Raising Cane’s tent by the track. Here, you can purchase tea and lemonade for $1 and all proceeds will benefit Team Louisiana. Then, on Sunday, head over to the Raising Cane’s location (2035 W. Thomas St. Hammond, LA) between the hours of 10am-2pm and MENTION Special Olympics Louisiana! Cane’s will donate 15% of the profits to SOLA!
Well, there you have it folks. We look forward to seeing you at State Summer Games this weekend! Oh, one more thing…be sure to Facebook and tweet us this weekend using #SOLASG!