Bounce for Bucks

Let’s Bounce for Bucks!

Join Special Olympics Georgia and Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park on Saturday, August 6 and Saturday, August 13 from 1-3 PM for 2 hours of all access bouncing, basketball, bull riding and more!

Jumpstreet Indoor Trampoline Park will be selling tickets and registering all participants that MENTION Special Olympics Georgia for a discounted price of $17 between 1-3 PM. Participants will be able to bounce until 5 PM. All attendees must mention Special Olympics Georgia in order to get the discounted price.

$2 of every $17 ticket sold will go towards SOGA and our 27,110 athletes across the state of Georgia.

For more information, call (770) 414-9390 ext. 120.

2017 State Indoor Winter Games, January 20-22, 2017

Special Olympics Georgia will host the 2017 State Indoor Winter Games on January 20-22, 2017.

Come join the 2800 athletes, coaches, and unified partners in Cobb County as they compete in basketball, bowling, floor hockey, artistic gymnastics, and powerlifting!

The Opening Ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20th at the Cobb Civic Center at 7:30pm and is open to the public.

For more information on Indoor Winter Games, view our fact sheet here, our official program book here and visit our event page, or contact David Crawford at david.crawford@specialolympicsga.org.

If you would like to sponsor this event, please contact Thomas Ritch at thomas.ritch@specialolympicsga.org.

If you would like to volunteer, go online to http://sogeorgia.vsyshost.com or contact Paul McNeil at paul.mcneil@specialolympicsga.org.

If you are media and would like more information about this event, please contact Meghan Daves at meghan.daves@specialolympicsga.org.

 

Duck Pluck 2016 – August 12, 1:00 pm

Thank you to everyone who supported Special Olympics Georgia by donating $5 or more to participate in the 2016 Duck Pluck!

Because of the generous support and involvement in this year’s Duck Pluck, Special Olympics Georgia was able to have over 8,600 ducks adopted, raising over $43,000 for our 27,110 athletes statewide.

We are pleased to announce the 5 winners of the 2016 Duck Pluck:

2016 Winners:

1st Place: Beth B.
2nd Place: Planner’s Engineers
3rd: Aisha A.
4th: Anthony P.
5th: Judi O.

Congratulations, winners!

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For more information on becoming a sponsor, please contact Susan Skolnick at susan.skolnick@specialolympicsga.org or 770-414-9390 x111

Titletown Tasting, August 20, Valdosta, GA

 EIGHTH ANNUAL
TITLE TOWN TASTING
Saturday, August 20, 2016
7:00-10:00 p.m.
Mathis Municipal Auditorium
2300 North Ashley St.
Valdosta, GA 31602

Featured will be presentations by Valdosta Special Olympics Athletes & live music by two local artists. The evening will also include a great silent auction, drinks & hors d’oeuvres, & a chance to win free prizes.

All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Georgia, which provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for 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.

Tickets purchased before the event: $30 per person or $50 per couple
Purchased at the door:$35 per person or $60 per couple

To purchase tickets, make a donation, or for more information,
please contact Alison Still (229)712-9973 or at alison.still@specialolympicsga.org.

Click here for the flyer.

Special Thanks to our Generous Sponsors!

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Shoot for Champions, August 25, Douglasville

Register for the 2016 Shoot for Champions!

Secure your spot for the Sporting Clay Charity Tournament, the 2016 Shoot for Champions, Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club in Douglasville. This event benefits the 27,110 athletes of Special Olympics Georgia. The cost is $425 per individual and includes breakfast, lunch, shells, snacks, beverages and awards. Click here for the flyer.

Sign up your team today!

 

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 Sponsors

2016 State Fall Games, October 7-9, Gainesville, GA

Join Special Olympics Georgia for our 2016 State Fall Games being held October 7-9, in Gainesville, Ga.  We will be hosting over 1,400 athletes from across the state of Georgia, who will compete in Softball, Bocce, Softball Skills, Golf and Cycling. The event will take place over three days in Gainesville, GA. For more information about how you can get involved as a sponsor please contact Thomas Ritch, or to volunteer contact Alison Still.

Click here for more information

We cordially invite you the 2016 Fall Games Opening Ceremonies!

We hope to see you at the games!

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor:

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Official Sponsors:

2016 State Horse Show, October 7-9, Gainesville, Ga

Join Special Olympics Georgia for our 2016 State Horse Show being held October 7-9, in Gainesville, Ga.  We will be hosting over 300 athletes from across the state of Georgia, who will compete in Horsemanship/Equitation, Showmanship, Unified Drill Team, and Western Riding. The event will take place over three days at  the Chicopee Woods Agriculture Center, located at 1855 Calvary Church Rd. Gainesville, Ga 30507. For more information about how you can get involved as a sponsor please contact Meghan Daves, or to volunteer contact Alison Still.

Click here for more information

Click her to order your t-shirt

We hope to see you at the games!

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Bob Busse Golf Tournament, Sandy Springs, GA, November 7, 2016

Join us on November 7, 2016 in Sandy Springs, GA for the 21st Annual Bob Busse Golf Classic to benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia. Sponsors and golfers enjoy a great day of golf, networking, gifts, prizes, beverages and meals throughout the day, a wonderful golfers’ reception, a Special Olympics athlete speaker and a silent auction. For more information on sponsorship or registering to play please contact Jennifer Harper at Jennifer.harper@specialolympicsga.org or 770 414-9390 ext 101.  Click here for more information

2017 World Games

The next Special Olympics World Winter Games will be held March 14-25, 2017 in Graz/Schladming, Austria. The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games will feature world-class competitions in Figure skating, Speed skating, Floor hockey, Floorball, Snowshoeing, Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, Snowboarding and Stick shooting.

 

Georgia will have 2 Delegates on Special Olympics USA at the World Winter Games:

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  • Evan Hodge, from Cobb County, will be competing in Alpine skiing. To donate to Evan, click here.
  • Deon Grant, from Colquitt County, will be competing in Ice speed skating. To donate to Deon, click here.

 

Click here to learn more information about the 2017 World Winter Games.