Hall of Fame Exhibit NOW OPEN!

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Join us for the exhibition of “Brave in the Attempt: Special Olympics in Louisiana” at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches. This exhibition highlights the history of Special Olympics with a focus on the organization’s efforts in Louisiana. The foundation for Special Olympics Louisiana was built at the 1968 Special Olympics Games, held on Soldier’s Field in Chicago. The exhibit opened May 5, 2018 and will be open throughout the year in honor of Special Olympics Louisiana’s 50th Anniversary.

Address: 800 Front St. Natchitoches, 71457 | 318-357-2492
Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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Hall of Fame Exhibit NOW OPEN!

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Join us for the exhibition opening of “Brave in the Attempt: Special Olympics in Louisiana” at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches. This exhibition explores the history of Special Olympics with an emphasis on the organization’s efforts in Louisiana. The seeds for Special Olympics Louisiana were planted at the 1968 Special Olympics Games, held on Soldier’s Field in Chicago. The exhibit opens May 5, 2018 and will continue throughout the year in honor of Special Olympics Louisiana’s 50th Anniversary.

Address: 800 Front St. Natchitoches, 71457 | 318-357-2492
Hours: Tuesdays – Saturdays | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

USA Games

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The Special Olympics 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will take place July 1-6, around the University of Washington and the Seattle, Washington community. There are nearly 3,500 athletes and 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and delegates from all over the world expected to attend and compete in the 2018 USA Games. About 50,000 family, friends, and spectators are anticipated to attend.

Meet Team Louisiana

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. Meet the candidates for Team Louisiana’s Delegation.

State Summer Games

SPECIAL OLYMPICS: MAY 19

Join us May 18-20 in Hammond, LA for our 2018 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, Powerlifting and Unified Volleyball. Sign up today to play, coach or volunteer for this event.

Camp Shriver

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 Camp Shriver is back again this summer! Join us at one of the camps listed below!
Camp Shriver Baton Rouge
June 4-8, 2018
First Church of the Nazerene
9955 Old Hammond Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70816.

Camp Shriver Jefferson
June 6-8
Ree Alario Center
6900 Saints Dr
Metairie, LA 70003
This camp will feature athletes from the Bayouland area. Learn more about Camp Shriver. Please contact your area management team to register.

Camp Shriver Northwest
Princess Park (Shreveport, LA)
Camp Shriver Shreveport will take place Tuesday June 12th through Thursday June 14th from 9am-3pm. This camp will feature athletes and partners from the Northwest, North Central, Northeast, Cenla, and Red River Areas. To learn more about Camp Shriver and to register, please speak with your area coordinator.

Camp Shriver Lafayette
Heymann Recreational Center (Lafayette, LA)

Camp Shriver Lafayette will take place Monday, June 18th, through Friday, June 22nd,  from 9am-2pm. This camp will feature athletes and partners from the Evangeline, St. Landry, Acadia, Lafayette, Vermillion, Ibera, St. Martin, and St. Mary Areas. To learn more about Camp Shriver and to register, please speak with your area coordinator.

To learn more about Camp Shriver and to register, please click here.

State Summer Games

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Join us May 18-20 in Hammond, LA for our 2018 State Summer Games at Southeastern Louisiana University. This is an event for all Areas. Male and female athletes from across the state will compete in Athletics (Track & Field), Bocce, Powerlifting and Unified Volleyball.

Sign up today to play, coach or volunteer for this event.