Special Olympics Summer Games
May 19 - May 21
Special Olympics Louisiana State Summer Games
Friday – Sunday, May 19th, 20th & 21st, 2017
Held at Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
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.
Events include Opening Ceremonies Friday evening, Events all day
Saturday, Sunday 9am to 12 Noon, Law Enforcement Torch Run, Athlete
Dance and Closing Ceremonies.
For more information please contact Casey Minton at 985-345-6644 or
May 19, 20 & 21, 2017
Friday evening, Saturday 9a-3p, Sunday 9a-12Noon
On the grounds of Southeastern Louisiana University
500 W University Ave
Hammond, LA 70402
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Special Olympics Louisiana offers year-round programs for over 13,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in all 64 parishes with the help of 12,000 volunteers. We have health, education, leadership, family, training and sports programs for people beginning at age 2 and there is no upper age limit.