Sports Offered at Special Olympics Louisiana

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Special Olympics offers numerous Olympic-type individual and team sports that provide meaningful training and competition opportunities for persons with and without intellectual disabilities. There are several sports that Special Olympics Louisiana offers but does not hold competitions in due to availability or other environmental factors.

Listed below are all the sports Special Olympics Louisiana has to offer:

Artistic Gymnastics              Equestrian
Athletics  (Track & Field)    Flag Football
Badminton                             Football (Soccer
Basketball                              Golf
Bocce                                      Horseshoes
Bowling                                 Motor Activity Training
Cycling                                   Powerlifting
Rhythmic Gymnastics           Softball Table Tennis
Tennis                                    Unified Sports Volleyball

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State Indoor Games

March is only a month away and that means Special Olympics Louisiana’s 2017 State Indoor Games will be here before you know it. Opening Ceremony will begin on March 3rd at 7:00 pm at the Team Automotive Group Sportsplex in Baton Rouge. The competitions and events will last the whole weekend and end March 5th at 2:00 pm. All events will be free and open to the public, including all competitions.

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The competitions our athletes will be participating in will be Basketball, Bowling, and Tennis. It includes male and female athletes from across the state.

State Indoor games brings in a wide variety of athletes and families from across Louisiana. It will be a fun weekend for our athletes to show off their skills. A support staff of more than 1,000 volunteers will work at the Games serving in jobs ranging from coaching, to food preparation, to officiating. What better way to spend a weekend with friends and family, working with the community to support such a great event!

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State Indoor Games

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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!

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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!

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2017 State Indoor Games

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The 2017 Special Olympics Louisiana State Indoor Games are coming to Baton Rouge! Nearly 500 athletes who have qualified from various local and area competitions will be able to participate in basketball, bowling, and tennis matches.  Opening Ceremonies will be held March 3rd at Team Automotive  Group Sportsplex beginning at 7:00 PM, with competitions following on March 4th and 5th.

There will be lots of entertainment over the weekend, including the arrival of the Olympic torch, the Parade of Athletes, the lighting of the Olympic Flame of Hope by Local Law Enforcement officers, and much more! We encourage all community members, family, and media to come out and support our SOLA athletes! All events, including all competitions, are free and open to the public.

For more information on registration and schedules, please visit our website.

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

State Indoor Games Kicks Off TOMORROW!

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Join us for State Indoor Games this weekend!

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)

 

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.