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.

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!

Silence Speaks

Roy Menard and Brian De La Puente  pictureDuring the 2013 Special Olympics Louisiana State Summer Games; there was an unforgettable and touching moment between Roy Menard and New Orleans Saints Player, Brian de La Puente, who served as the Honorary Games Coach. Click here to find out what happened…

 

Happy Game Week

Well, it is finally here.  It’s State Summer Games week!  Our athletes have been training hard for the last few months and they are ready to compete.  The Games Management Team has also been working hard and are ready to put on a great event.

All are invited to attend and watch competition this coming weekend on the campus of State Summer GamesSoutheastern Louisiana University, starting with Opening Ceremonies on Friday, May 24th.  Come out for 6pm to Strawberry Stadium for a military flag football game, a car show from the Golden Oldies Motor Club, concessions served by Walmart, and music by Dysfunktional Bone!  Then, Opening Ceremonies will kick off at 7:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you this weekend!  Leave a comment to wish our athletes good luck!