Special Olympics Global Calendar

The Calendar shows all Special Olympics events, public and private, that have been entered in the Global calendar database. Enter additional events using this entry form; all calendar entries are reviewed before posting. For more information contact Will Schermerhorn

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Jan 1
8:00 AM

126th Rose Parade

Pasadena, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The 126th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Inspiring Stories,” will feature floral floats, spirited marching bands and high-stepping equestrian units along the 5 1/2 mile route down Colorado Boulevard. Experience – in person – the magic of New Year’s Day in an unrivaled celebration, exclusive to the streets of Pasadena! The Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will have a float in the Parade donated by Games partner Kaiser Permanente.

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LocationColorado BoulevardPasadenaCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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Jan 2
Jan 3
Jan 4

North Carolina Winter Games - Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

Boone/Blowing Rock, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us on January 4-5 at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Boone/Blowing Rock, North Carolina as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing and snowboarding competition. Our athletes have undergone months of training and competition to prepare for this event. So come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sport.

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LocationAppalachian Ski Mountain940 Ski Mountain Rd.Boone/Blowing RockNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Jan 5

North Carolina Winter Games - Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

Boone/Blowing Rock, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us on January 4-5 at Appalachian Ski Mountain in Boone/Blowing Rock, North Carolina as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing and snowboarding competition. Our athletes have undergone months of training and competition to prepare for this event. So come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sport.

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LocationAppalachian Ski Mountain940 Ski Mountain Rd.Boone/Blowing RockNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Jan 6
Jan 7
Jan 8

LETR Kick Off Conference

Acme, MichiganUNITED STATES

The conference takes place January 8-9 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme, Michigan. This conference is our opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future of the program. There will be sessions during the day on Thursday and an awards banquet Thursday evening. The event will wrap up Friday morning after breakfast. There is no cost for you to attend the conference (based on double occupancy).

For More informationAndrea Rachko800-644-6404Send Email

LocationGrand Traverse Resort and SpaAcmeMichiganUNITED STATES

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Jan 9

LETR Kick Off Conference

Acme, MichiganUNITED STATES

The conference takes place January 8-9 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme, Michigan. This conference is our opportunity to celebrate the past, present and future of the program. There will be sessions during the day on Thursday and an awards banquet Thursday evening. The event will wrap up Friday morning after breakfast. There is no cost for you to attend the conference (based on double occupancy).

For More informationAndrea Rachko800-644-6404Send Email

LocationGrand Traverse Resort and SpaAcmeMichiganUNITED STATES

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Jan 10
8:00 AM

West Basketball Series - Reidsville

Reidsville, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination for a day basketball competition. This event will be held on January 10th at various locations throughout Reidsville, North Carolina. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send Email

LocationVarious LocationsReidsvilleNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Central Basketball Series

Chapel Hill, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination over an exciting day basketball competition. This event will be held on January 10th at UNC Chapel Hill Fetzer and Woolen Gymnasiums in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.

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LocationUNC Chapel Hill, Fetzer and Woolen Gymnasiums101 Student Recreation Center CB #8610Chapel HillNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Jan 11
Jan 12
6:00 PM

Coaches Training - Basketball

Mount Pleasant, Michigan UNITED STATES

This will be a Coaches Training for the sport of Basketball. This training will be an online webinar so attendance in Mount Pleasant is not needed. To register for this event use the link below. If you have any further questions please contact Zach Warner at warne1zd@cmich.edu.

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LocationMount PleasantMichigan UNITED STATES

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Jan 13
Jan 14
6:00 PM

Coaches Training - Winter Games Sports

Ann Arbor, Michigan UNITED STATES

This is a Coaches Training for the sports of alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. To register for this training, use the link below. If you have any further questions please contact Zach Warner at warne1zd@cmich.edu

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LocationWashtenaw Community CollegeAnn ArborMichigan UNITED STATES

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Jan 15
8:00 AM

Area 4 Winter Games

Grayling, MichiganUNITED STATES

Join us for the Area 4 Winter Games at Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling, Michigan on January 15, 2015.

For More informationMarc WillsSend Email

LocationHanson Hills Recreation Area7601 Old Lake RdGraylingMichiganUNITED STATES

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The Xperience Tennis Invitational

Charlottesville , VirginiaUNITED STATES

Xperience Special Olympics tennis at its best. This three-day tennis extravaganza takes place in January at the Boar's Head Inn & Sports Club, one of the country’s finest tennis venues and a fitting location for the best Special Olympics tennis athletes in the nation. Mix in world-class volunteers from the University of Virginia athletics programs and the Charlottesville community and you’ve got an ace of an event!

For More informationKatie BothaSend EmailMore Details

LocationBoar's Head Inn & Sports Club200 Ednam Dr. Charlottesville VirginiaUNITED STATES

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Jan 16

The Xperience Tennis Invitational

Charlottesville , VirginiaUNITED STATES

Xperience Special Olympics tennis at its best. This three-day tennis extravaganza takes place in January at the Boar's Head Inn & Sports Club, one of the country’s finest tennis venues and a fitting location for the best Special Olympics tennis athletes in the nation. Mix in world-class volunteers from the University of Virginia athletics programs and the Charlottesville community and you’ve got an ace of an event!

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LocationBoar's Head Inn & Sports Club200 Ednam Dr. Charlottesville VirginiaUNITED STATES

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Jan 17
12:00 PM

Polar Bear Plunge - Havelock PD

Havelock, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Havelock Police Department will be having their 4th Annual Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge on the 17th of January 2015 at Walmart in Havelock. Registration will start at 12pm and the first plunge will be at 1pm. Sign up today for $25.00 and you will get a T-shirt. Those not willing to take the plunge are still encouraged to come out, make donations and cheer for the most creative plunge. There will be prizes awarded to the winner of the most creative plunge and for the individual that raises the most with sponsorship. For any questions, contact Lt. Borton at 252-447-3212. To sign up today, use the link below.

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LocationWalmart Supercenter566HavelockNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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8:00 AM

West Basketball Series - North Wilkesboro

North Wilkesboro, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Want to experience basketball competition in its purest form? Come to Mulberry Elementary School and North Wilkes High School in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina on January 17th to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the court. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

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LocationMulberry Elementary School and North Wilkes High SchoolNorth WilkesboroNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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East Basketball Series - Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us January 17th at Knobbs Creek Recreation Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina as our as athletes compete and show their skill in basketball competition. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

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LocationKnobbs Creek Recreation CenterElizabeth CityNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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12:00 PM

Battle Creek Polar Plunge

Battle Creek, MichiganUNITED STATES

The Battle Creek Polar Plunge takes place Jan. 17, 2015 at H2O Restaurant. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. Plunge starts at 12:00 pm. After Splash Bash will take place immediately following last plunger. Michigan is having 29 Polar Plunges in 2015. Polar Plunges are a Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) event. LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally. LETR consists of officers from both Law Enforcement and Corrections who raise funds and create awareness for Special Olympics Michigan year round. By participating in a Polar Plunge around the state you are helping to raise funds for nearly 21,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan is a year round program offering sports for those with intellectual disabilities. Although sports is the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities.

For More informationAndrea RachkoSend Email

LocationH2O RestaurantBattle CreekMichiganUNITED STATES

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6:00 PM

Basketball FanQuest 2015 - Fairfax

Fairfax, VirginiaUNITED STATES

Special Olympics basketball teams from Robinson and Paul VI take to the courts. Free admission, contests, prizes and a guaranteed good time for all! Tip off is at 7:00 p.m., but we suggest arriving no later than 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) to get a great seat! All activities should end by 8:30 p.m.

For More informationDave Pawlowski804-726-3034Send Email

LocationRobinson High SchoolFairfaxVirginiaUNITED STATES

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Winter Bowling Championships

Sterling, VirginiaUNITED STATES

Each January, the Special Olympics Virginia bowlers from across the state meet in Northern Virginia to go for the gold at our Winter Bowling Championships. Bowlers, coaches, family, and friends are also invited to attend FanQuest on Saturday night at Robinson Secondary School to watch local Special Olympics high school basketball teams go head to head, followed by a Victory Dance and Olympic Town. Registered Bowling Championships participants (athletes, coaches, and chaperones) will receive dinner at the high school.

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LocationBowl America Dranesville46940 Woodson DrSterlingVirginiaUNITED STATES

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Lake City Polar Plunge

Lake City, MichiganUNITED STATES

The Lake City Polar Plunge takes place on Jan. 17, 2015. Registration starts at 1:00 pm at the Town Pump Saloon. Parade of Costumes at 2:00 pm with plunge following. The After Splash Bash will take place immediately following the last plunger. Michigan is having 29 Polar Plunges in 2015. Polar Plunges are a Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) event. LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally. LETR consists of officers from both Law Enforcement and Corrections who raise funds and create awareness for Special Olympics Michigan year round. By participating in a Polar Plunge around the state you are helping to raise funds for nearly 21,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan is a year round program offering sports for those with intellectual disabilities. Although sports is the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities.

For More informationJim AdamsSend Email

LocationTown Pump SaloonLake CityMichiganUNITED STATES

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The Xperience Tennis Invitational

Charlottesville , VirginiaUNITED STATES

Xperience Special Olympics tennis at its best. This three-day tennis extravaganza takes place in January at the Boar's Head Inn & Sports Club, one of the country’s finest tennis venues and a fitting location for the best Special Olympics tennis athletes in the nation. Mix in world-class volunteers from the University of Virginia athletics programs and the Charlottesville community and you’ve got an ace of an event!

For More informationKatie BothaSend EmailMore Details

LocationBoar's Head Inn & Sports Club200 Ednam Dr. Charlottesville VirginiaUNITED STATES

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Jan 18

Winter Bowling Championships

Sterling, VirginiaUNITED STATES

Each January, the Special Olympics Virginia bowlers from across the state meet in Northern Virginia to go for the gold at our Winter Bowling Championships. Bowlers, coaches, family, and friends are also invited to attend FanQuest on Saturday night at Robinson Secondary School to watch local Special Olympics high school basketball teams go head to head, followed by a Victory Dance and Olympic Town. Registered Bowling Championships participants (athletes, coaches, and chaperones) will receive dinner at the high school.

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LocationBowl America Dranesville46940 Woodson DrSterlingVirginiaUNITED STATES

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Jan 19
Jan 20
9:30 AM

Southwest Regional Winter Games

Gobles, MichiganUNITED STATES

Join us on January 20 at Timber Ski Resort in Gobles, Michigan. The Games will feature competition in alpine skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing. Almost 200 athletes from across Southwest Michigan compete in this yearly event.

For More informationNick Caudle616-583-1202Send EmailMore Details

LocationTimber Ridge Ski ResortGoblesMichiganUNITED STATES

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Jan 21

John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games

Weston, MissouriUNITED STATES

Join us January 21-25 in various locations across Missouri as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing, snowshoeing, cross county skiing, figure skating and speed skating competition. Skiing, Snowshoeing and Cross County will be held at the Snow Creek Ski Area in Weston, Missouri. Figure skating and speed skating will be held at Bode Ice Area, St. Joseph, Missouri. Floor Hockey competition will be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Sapp Field House. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. Hope to see you there!

For More informationTim Rehder913-236-9290Send EmailMore Details

LocationSnow Creek Ski Area; Bode Ice Arena; Univ of Nebraska at OmahaWestonMissouriUNITED STATES

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Head of Delegation (HOD) Conference - 2015 World Summer Games

Los Angeles, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The conference will bring together all of the 2015 World Summer Games Heads of Delegations and brief them about the Games. The conference will take place 22–26 January 2015 at the University of California, Los Angeles. More details to come from the Governing Operations Committee (GOC).

For More informationAase Torheim Send Email

LocationUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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Jan 22

John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games

Weston, MissouriUNITED STATES

Join us January 21-25 in various locations across Missouri as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing, snowshoeing, cross county skiing, figure skating and speed skating competition. Skiing, Snowshoeing and Cross County will be held at the Snow Creek Ski Area in Weston, Missouri. Figure skating and speed skating will be held at Bode Ice Area, St. Joseph, Missouri. Floor Hockey competition will be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Sapp Field House. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. Hope to see you there!

For More informationTim Rehder913-236-9290Send EmailMore Details

LocationSnow Creek Ski Area; Bode Ice Arena; Univ of Nebraska at OmahaWestonMissouriUNITED STATES

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X Games Aspen - Unified® Dual Giant Slalom Race

Aspen Snowmass, ColoradoUNITED STATES

X Games Aspen will return for a 14th event in Aspen Snowmass, Colorado, from January 22-25, the winter action sports and youth lifestyle festival will descend upon Buttermilk Mountain with an expanded and fully-medaled adaptive sport lineup and the return of Snowmobile HillCross and Speed & Style, showcasing the talents of more than 200 world-class athletes from around the globe. X Games Aspen 2015 is also presenting a Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding dual slalom competition on Thursday, January 22nd. Each team will consist of one Special Olympics athlete and one X Games athlete participating in the dual giant slalom race on Buttermilk Mountain. Athletes will include X Games and Olympic Snowboard SuperPipe gold medalist and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Hannah Teter.

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LocationButtermilk MountainAspen SnowmassColoradoUNITED STATES

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Head of Delegation (HOD) Conference - 2015 World Summer Games

Los Angeles, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The conference will bring together all of the 2015 World Summer Games Heads of Delegations and brief them about the Games. The conference will take place 22–26 January 2015 at the University of California, Los Angeles. More details to come from the Governing Operations Committee (GOC).

For More informationAase Torheim Send Email

LocationUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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Jan 23

John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games

Weston, MissouriUNITED STATES

Join us January 21-25 in various locations across Missouri as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing, snowshoeing, cross county skiing, figure skating and speed skating competition. Skiing, Snowshoeing and Cross County will be held at the Snow Creek Ski Area in Weston, Missouri. Figure skating and speed skating will be held at Bode Ice Area, St. Joseph, Missouri. Floor Hockey competition will be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Sapp Field House. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. Hope to see you there!

For More informationTim Rehder913-236-9290Send EmailMore Details

LocationSnow Creek Ski Area; Bode Ice Arena; Univ of Nebraska at OmahaWestonMissouriUNITED STATES

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10:00 AM

Area-Eleven Masters Bowling Tournament

Rock Hill, South CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us on January 23rd as our athletes compete at the Special Olympics South Carolina Area-Eleven Masters Bowling Tournament at the Strikers Family Sports Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sport. Hope to see you there!

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LocationStrikers Family Sports Center124 N. Anderson Rd.Rock HillSouth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Southeast Powerlifting

Marietta , GeorgiaUNITED STATES

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination for 2 days powerlifting competition. This event will be held January 23-25 at Crowne Plaza in Marietta , Georgia. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send Email

LocationCrowne Plaza - Powers FerryMarietta GeorgiaUNITED STATES

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State Winter Games - North Dakota

Bottineau, North DakotaUNITED STATES

The city of Bottineau and Annie's House at Bottineau Winter Park will be the host of the 2015 Special Olympics North Dakota State Winter Games, on January 23-24, 2015. More than 80 Special Olympics North Dakota athletes will compete in the sports of alpine skiing, cross country skiing, and snowshoe racing. To volunteer or learn how you can support the 2015 Special Olympics North Dakota State Winter Games, please contact using the contact information below.

For More informationAlex Sumner701-746-0031Send Email

LocationBottineau Winter Park - Annie's HouseBottineauNorth DakotaUNITED STATES

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X Games Aspen - Unified® Dual Giant Slalom Race

Aspen Snowmass, ColoradoUNITED STATES

X Games Aspen will return for a 14th event in Aspen Snowmass, Colorado, from January 22-25, the winter action sports and youth lifestyle festival will descend upon Buttermilk Mountain with an expanded and fully-medaled adaptive sport lineup and the return of Snowmobile HillCross and Speed & Style, showcasing the talents of more than 200 world-class athletes from around the globe. X Games Aspen 2015 is also presenting a Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding dual slalom competition on Thursday, January 22nd. Each team will consist of one Special Olympics athlete and one X Games athlete participating in the dual giant slalom race on Buttermilk Mountain. Athletes will include X Games and Olympic Snowboard SuperPipe gold medalist and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Hannah Teter.

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LocationButtermilk MountainAspen SnowmassColoradoUNITED STATES

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Head of Delegation (HOD) Conference - 2015 World Summer Games

Los Angeles, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The conference will bring together all of the 2015 World Summer Games Heads of Delegations and brief them about the Games. The conference will take place 22–26 January 2015 at the University of California, Los Angeles. More details to come from the Governing Operations Committee (GOC).

For More informationAase Torheim Send Email

LocationUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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11:00 AM

2nd Annual Hannah Teter Unified Snowboard Race Sponsored by Perfect Sense Digital

Aspen, ColoradoUNITED STATES

The dual giant slalom race will consist of two timed runs. The combined times of the each snowboarder’s best time determine the results. Team Selection: Composition of the team will include 1 Action Sports athlete, 1 Special Olympics athlete (ie, Team 1, Team 2, Team 3, etc.)Races: Action Sports athletes will race one another and Special Olympics snowboarders will race one another.

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LocationSilver Dip NASTAR Course, Aspen MountainAspenColoradoUNITED STATES

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Jan 24
11:30 AM

Polar Plunge - Winston Salem Police Department

Kernersville, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

We dare you! Come take the plunge and support a great cause! Winston-Salem Police Department in North Carolina will hold a Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics. Create a team, and dress up in your favorite costume! All jumpers must raise $50.00 to jump. For more information, contact Lisa Kiser at 336-727-2425 or Claudia Morgan at 336-837-7151. Please use the link below to sign up today!

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send EmailSign up

LocationSportscenter Athletic Club - Kernersville861 Old Winston RdKernersvilleNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games

Weston, MissouriUNITED STATES

Join us January 21-25 in various locations across Missouri as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing, snowshoeing, cross county skiing, figure skating and speed skating competition. Skiing, Snowshoeing and Cross County will be held at the Snow Creek Ski Area in Weston, Missouri. Figure skating and speed skating will be held at Bode Ice Area, St. Joseph, Missouri. Floor Hockey competition will be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Sapp Field House. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. Hope to see you there!

For More informationTim Rehder913-236-9290Send EmailMore Details

LocationSnow Creek Ski Area; Bode Ice Arena; Univ of Nebraska at OmahaWestonMissouriUNITED STATES

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8:00 AM

West Basketball Series - Morganton

Morganton, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Want to experience basketball competition in its purest form? We invite you to Liberty Middle School, Morganton and Patton High School in Morganton, North Carolina on January 24th to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the court. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send Email

LocationLiberty Middle School; Morganton and Patton High SchoolMorgantonNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Southeast Regional Figure Skating

Indian Trail, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us January 24-25 as our athletes compete and showcase their skill at the Southeast Figure Skating Competition at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, North Carolina. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sport. **For athletes who want to participate, please send registration forms to registration@sonc.net by January 6, 2015. For more information, please refer to the link and contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send EmailMore Details

LocationExtreme Ice Center4705 Indian Trail-Fairview Rd.Indian TrailNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Brighton Polar Plunge

Brighton, MichiganUNITED STATES

The Brighton Polar Plunge takes place January 24th. Doors open at 12:30 pm for pre Plunge Party, silent auction, registration and family friendly activities. The parade of costumes and Plunge takes place at 1:45 pm. Michigan is having 29 Polar Plunges in 2015. Polar Plunges are a Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) event. LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally. LETR consists of officers from both Law Enforcement and Corrections who raise funds and create awareness for Special Olympics Michigan year round. By participating in a Polar Plunge around the state you are helping to raise funds for nearly 21,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan is a year round program offering sports for those with intellectual disabilities. Although sports is the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities.

For More informationErin DoughertySend Email

LocationBrighton High SchoolBrightonMichiganUNITED STATES

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Southeast Powerlifting

Marietta , GeorgiaUNITED STATES

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination for 2 days powerlifting competition. This event will be held January 23-25 at Crowne Plaza in Marietta , Georgia. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send Email

LocationCrowne Plaza - Powers FerryMarietta GeorgiaUNITED STATES

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East Cheerleading Qualifier - Raleigh

Raleigh, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Want to experience cheerleading competition in its purest form? Come to J.S. Dorton Arena in Raleigh on January 24th to support our athletes as they jump and cheer hearts out. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationAndrea Stamm919-719-7662 ext. 10Send Email

LocationJ.S. Dorton ArenaRaleighNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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8:00 AM

East Basketball Series - Jacksonville

Jacksonville, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Want to experience basketball competition in its purest form? Join us at various locations throughout Jacksonville, North Carolina on January 24th to cheer on our athletes as they leave it all out there on the court. Be a fan of the Special Olympics and help us promote the joy of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send Email

LocationVarious LocationsJacksonvilleNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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11:00 AM

Minot Polar Plunge

Minot, North DakotaUNITED STATES

“Freezin for a Reason!” Raise money for Special Olympics North Dakota at the 3rd Annual Minot Polar Plunge on Saturday, January 24th. We want 2015 to be our biggest and best Polar Plunge year ever, and we need your help! As a plunger, you raise money for the privilege of plunging to the icy North Dakota waters, earn great incentives along the way and the chance to take the plunge for Special Olympics! Register today and get started on your fundraising efforts! Minot Plunge Schedule: Registration - 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.; Polar Plunge! - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony and post plunge celebration following plunge. For more information please use the link or contact information below.

For More informationReid Huttunen701-746-0031Send EmailMore Details

LocationSleep Inn & Suites2400 10th St SWMinotNorth DakotaUNITED STATES

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State Winter Games - North Dakota

Bottineau, North DakotaUNITED STATES

The city of Bottineau and Annie's House at Bottineau Winter Park will be the host of the 2015 Special Olympics North Dakota State Winter Games, on January 23-24, 2015. More than 80 Special Olympics North Dakota athletes will compete in the sports of alpine skiing, cross country skiing, and snowshoe racing. To volunteer or learn how you can support the 2015 Special Olympics North Dakota State Winter Games, please contact using the contact information below.

For More informationAlex Sumner701-746-0031Send Email

LocationBottineau Winter Park - Annie's HouseBottineauNorth DakotaUNITED STATES

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X Games Aspen - Unified® Dual Giant Slalom Race

Aspen Snowmass, ColoradoUNITED STATES

X Games Aspen will return for a 14th event in Aspen Snowmass, Colorado, from January 22-25, the winter action sports and youth lifestyle festival will descend upon Buttermilk Mountain with an expanded and fully-medaled adaptive sport lineup and the return of Snowmobile HillCross and Speed & Style, showcasing the talents of more than 200 world-class athletes from around the globe. X Games Aspen 2015 is also presenting a Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding dual slalom competition on Thursday, January 22nd. Each team will consist of one Special Olympics athlete and one X Games athlete participating in the dual giant slalom race on Buttermilk Mountain. Athletes will include X Games and Olympic Snowboard SuperPipe gold medalist and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Hannah Teter.

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LocationButtermilk MountainAspen SnowmassColoradoUNITED STATES

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Head of Delegation (HOD) Conference - 2015 World Summer Games

Los Angeles, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The conference will bring together all of the 2015 World Summer Games Heads of Delegations and brief them about the Games. The conference will take place 22–26 January 2015 at the University of California, Los Angeles. More details to come from the Governing Operations Committee (GOC).

For More informationAase Torheim Send Email

LocationUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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9:30 AM

Eastern Polar Plunge

Bensalem, PennsylvaniaUNITED STATES

Join us at the 7th Annual Eastern Polar Plunge - The official event of Winter! Individuals from all walks of life have committed to raise $50 or more to Plunge their hearts out for thousands of Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes! So get a thrill from the chill and join us on January 24th! A Team should consist of a minimum of 10 people. All teams must be pre-registered prior to the event. If you register the day of, you will have to do so as an individual. Registration Opens: 9:30am - 11:45am; Plunge Town: 9:30am; Costume Contest Judging: 11:00am; Awards: 11:15am; Plunge Safety Briefing: 11:45am; Plunge Time: 12:00pm

For More informationDemika PooleSend EmailMore Details

LocationNeshaminy State ParkBensalemPennsylvaniaUNITED STATES

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12:00 AM

2015 Hiawatha Invitational - Nordic Ski Races

Sault Ste. Marie, OntarioCANADA

Join us January 24th at Hiawatha Highlands in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada to be a part of 2015 Hiawatha Invitational Nordic Skiing competition. Special Olympics athletes can register the race which include race distances of 50 m, 100 m 1 km, 2km and 4 km. The cost to register is $10 per skier. Please register by January 14th. If you are fan, come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. For registration and event details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMargaret Barbeau705-759-1802Send EmailMore Details

LocationHiawatha Highlands780 Landslide Rd.Sault Ste. MarieOntarioCANADA

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Jan 25

John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games

Weston, MissouriUNITED STATES

Join us January 21-25 in various locations across Missouri as our athletes showcase their skill in alpine skiing, snowshoeing, cross county skiing, figure skating and speed skating competition. Skiing, Snowshoeing and Cross County will be held at the Snow Creek Ski Area in Weston, Missouri. Figure skating and speed skating will be held at Bode Ice Area, St. Joseph, Missouri. Floor Hockey competition will be held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Sapp Field House. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sports. Hope to see you there!

For More informationTim Rehder913-236-9290Send EmailMore Details

LocationSnow Creek Ski Area; Bode Ice Arena; Univ of Nebraska at OmahaWestonMissouriUNITED STATES

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Southeast Regional Figure Skating

Indian Trail, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us January 24-25 as our athletes compete and showcase their skill at the Southeast Figure Skating Competition at the Extreme Ice Center in Indian Trail, North Carolina. Come and cheer on our athletes and witness the power of sport. **For athletes who want to participate, please send registration forms to registration@sonc.net by January 6, 2015. For more information, please refer to the link and contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send EmailMore Details

LocationExtreme Ice Center4705 Indian Trail-Fairview Rd.Indian TrailNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Southeast Powerlifting

Marietta , GeorgiaUNITED STATES

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination for 2 days powerlifting competition. This event will be held January 23-25 at Crowne Plaza in Marietta , Georgia. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send Email

LocationCrowne Plaza - Powers FerryMarietta GeorgiaUNITED STATES

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X Games Aspen - Unified® Dual Giant Slalom Race

Aspen Snowmass, ColoradoUNITED STATES

X Games Aspen will return for a 14th event in Aspen Snowmass, Colorado, from January 22-25, the winter action sports and youth lifestyle festival will descend upon Buttermilk Mountain with an expanded and fully-medaled adaptive sport lineup and the return of Snowmobile HillCross and Speed & Style, showcasing the talents of more than 200 world-class athletes from around the globe. X Games Aspen 2015 is also presenting a Special Olympics Unified Snowboarding dual slalom competition on Thursday, January 22nd. Each team will consist of one Special Olympics athlete and one X Games athlete participating in the dual giant slalom race on Buttermilk Mountain. Athletes will include X Games and Olympic Snowboard SuperPipe gold medalist and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Hannah Teter.

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LocationButtermilk MountainAspen SnowmassColoradoUNITED STATES

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Head of Delegation (HOD) Conference - 2015 World Summer Games

Los Angeles, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The conference will bring together all of the 2015 World Summer Games Heads of Delegations and brief them about the Games. The conference will take place 22–26 January 2015 at the University of California, Los Angeles. More details to come from the Governing Operations Committee (GOC).

For More informationAase Torheim Send Email

LocationUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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8:00 AM

Farmington Penguin Plunge

Farmington, ConnecticutUNITED STATES

Join us January 25, 2015 at Winding Trails in Farmington, Connecticut for the Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut. Registration begins at 8 AM and the plunge will take place at 10 AM. Participants raise funds to run (Plunge) into the chilly waters of Connecticut. Your participation provides funding to support over 14,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Connecticut’s year-round training and competition in 27 sports. Costumes are encouraged – we even give an award for the best costumes! Many Penguins form teams to band together and share in this one-of-a-kind experience.

For More informationSharon PelkeySend EmailMore Details

LocationWinding TrailsFarmingtonConnecticutUNITED STATES

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Jan 26
10:00 AM

Area-Eleven Young Athlete and Junior Bowling Tournament

Rock Hill, South CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us on January 26th for the Special Olympics South Carolina Area -Eleven Young Athlete and Junior Bowling Tournament at the Strikers Family Sports Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Athletes ages 3-12 will compete and showcase their skill on the lanes. For more information about the event please refer to the contact info and link below.

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LocationStrikers Family Sports Center124 N. Anderson Rd.Rock HillSouth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Head of Delegation (HOD) Conference - 2015 World Summer Games

Los Angeles, CaliforniaUNITED STATES

The conference will bring together all of the 2015 World Summer Games Heads of Delegations and brief them about the Games. The conference will take place 22–26 January 2015 at the University of California, Los Angeles. More details to come from the Governing Operations Committee (GOC).

For More informationAase Torheim Send Email

LocationUniversity of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesCaliforniaUNITED STATES

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Jan 27

Area Eleven Senior Bowling Tournament

Rock Hill, South CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us on January 27th for the Special Olympics South Carolina Area -Eleven Young Athlete and Junior Bowling Tournament at the Strikers Family Sports Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Athletes ages 13-20 will compete and showcase their skill on the lanes. For more information about the event please refer to the contact info and link below.

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LocationStrikers Family Sports Center124 N. Anderson Rd.Rock HillSouth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Jan 28
Jan 29

2015 Provincial Winter Games Speed Skating Competition

North Bay, OntarioCANADA

Special Olympics Ontario is hosting our 2015 Provincial Winter Games from January 29 – Feb 1st, 2015 in North Bay, Ontario. We have a few spaces available in our Speed Skating Competition and would like to extend an invitation to your speed skating athletes to attend. Cost $50 per athlete which includes 3 nights of accommodation, all meals, opening and closing ceremonies, athlete’s victory dance and ground transportation once you arrive at the games. Teams are responsible for their own travel to and from the event. As this is a qualifying competition for National Games for us, we require all athletes to use regulation speed skates. Hockey skates will not be permitted. For more details use the link below. Contact Juli Prokopchuk Brattan using the contact information below by November 1st if you are interested in attending.

For More informationJuli Prokopchuk Brattan1-888-333-5515 ext 2Send EmailMore Details

LocationNorth Bay, OntarioNorth BayOntarioCANADA

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Jan 30

2015 Provincial Winter Games Speed Skating Competition

North Bay, OntarioCANADA

Special Olympics Ontario is hosting our 2015 Provincial Winter Games from January 29 – Feb 1st, 2015 in North Bay, Ontario. We have a few spaces available in our Speed Skating Competition and would like to extend an invitation to your speed skating athletes to attend. Cost $50 per athlete which includes 3 nights of accommodation, all meals, opening and closing ceremonies, athlete’s victory dance and ground transportation once you arrive at the games. Teams are responsible for their own travel to and from the event. As this is a qualifying competition for National Games for us, we require all athletes to use regulation speed skates. Hockey skates will not be permitted. For more details use the link below. Contact Juli Prokopchuk Brattan using the contact information below by November 1st if you are interested in attending.

For More informationJuli Prokopchuk Brattan1-888-333-5515 ext 2Send EmailMore Details

LocationNorth Bay, OntarioNorth BayOntarioCANADA

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2015 Polar Bear Plunge

Washington, District of ColumbiaUNITED STATES

The Special Olympics D.C. Polar Bear Plunge brings together children and adults who are interested in two things: raising money to support the athletes of Special Olympics D.C. and having fun doing something wild! The Polar Bear Plunge will occur on two weekends in a row in different locations. Special Olympics D.C. provides essential year-round sports training and competition programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the District of Columbia. Anyone can be a part of this cool event (participants under the age of 18 require a parent or guardian signature), as long as you raise a minimum of $50 (but hopefully more!).

For More informationSpecial Olympics DC Staff(202) 408-2640Send EmailGo to DCPlunge.org to register

LocationCatholic University3660 John McCormack RoadWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaUNITED STATES

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State Basketball Competition

Tavares, FloridaUNITED STATES

Join us January 30-31 at The Big House in Tavares, Florida as Special Olympics Florida teams compete from Areas 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 in the 2014 Special Olympics Florida State Basketball Tournament. It will be sure to be an exciting display of courage and basketball skill. See you there!

For More informationAkin Joseph352-243-9536Send EmailMore Details

LocationThe Big House1544 Lane Park Cutoff RoadTavaresFloridaUNITED STATES

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Jan 31
8:30 AM

Oak Mountain State Park Polar Plunge

Pelham, AlabamaUNITED STATES

Freezin' for a Reason! The Polar Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Alabama athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters. Don't be left out of the cold! Register TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin.

For More informationMike Williams205-965-9153Send EmailRegister

LocationOak Mountain State Park Beach200 Terrace Drive PelhamAlabamaUNITED STATES

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1:00 PM

Miles City Polar Plunge

Miles City, MontanaUNITED STATES

Join us for the 1st Annual Polar Plunge. The Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters in Miles City. Don't be left out of the cold! REGISTER TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.

For More informationTerri Sappington(406) 216-5327Send EmailResgister

LocationMiles City Fire Department2800 Main StMiles CityMontanaUNITED STATES

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8:00 AM

Central Cheerleading Qualifier - Greensboro

Greensboro, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Join us January 31st at Ellis F. Corbett Sports Center in Greensboro, North Carolina as our as athletes compete and show their skill in cheerleading competition. Come and support our athletes and witness the power of sports. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationAndrea Stamm919-719-7662 x105Send Email

LocationEllis F. Corbett Sports Center1601 E. Market St. GreensboroNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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Area 4 Basketball Tournament

Houghton Lake, MichiganUNITED STATES

Join us and cheer on our athletes on January 31st at Houghton Lake High School in Houghton Lake, Michigan for what is going to be an exciting basketball tournament. Hope to see you there.

For More informationMarc WillsSend Email

LocationHoughton Lake High School4433 W Houghton Lake DrHoughton LakeMichiganUNITED STATES

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Central Basketball Qualifier - High Point

High Point, North CarolinaUNITED STATES

Come and cheer on our athletes as they demonstrate their courage and determination for a day of basketball competition. This event will be held on January 31st at various locations througout High Point, North Carolina. Support our athletes and experience sports in its truest form. For more details please use the contact information below.

For More informationMegan O'Donnell 919-818-4598Send EmailMore Details

LocationVarious LocationsHigh PointNorth CarolinaUNITED STATES

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8:30 AM

Jackson Polar Plunge

Jackson, MichiganUNITED STATES

The Jackson Polar Plunge takes place January 31st. Registration takes place from 8:30-10 am. The parade of costumes will be at 10 am and Plunge at 10:15 am. Afterwards, Splash Bash begins immediately after last plunger. Michigan is having 29 Polar Plunges in 2015. Polar Plunges are a Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) event. LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally. LETR consists of officers from both Law Enforcement and Corrections who raise funds and create awareness for Special Olympics Michigan year round. By participating in a Polar Plunge around the state you are helping to raise funds for nearly 21,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan is a year round program offering sports for those with intellectual disabilities. Although sports is the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities.

For More informationAndrea RachkoSend Email

LocationThe Pointe Bar & GrillJacksonMichiganUNITED STATES

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11:00 AM

St. Joseph Polar Plunge

St. Joseph, MichiganUNITED STATES

The St. Joseph Polar Plunge takes on January 31st. Registration starts at 9 am. The Parade of Costumes and Plunge will take place at 11:00 am and the After Splash Bash will immediately follow the last plunger. Michigan is having 29 Polar Plunges in 2015. Polar Plunges are a Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) event. LETR is one of the largest grassroots fundraisers for Special Olympics globally. LETR consists of officers from both Law Enforcement and Corrections who raise funds and create awareness for Special Olympics Michigan year round. By participating in a Polar Plunge around the state you are helping to raise funds for nearly 21,000 athletes who participate in Special Olympics Michigan. Special Olympics Michigan is a year round program offering sports for those with intellectual disabilities. Although sports is the "vehicle," the ultimate goal of Special Olympics is to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate and receive respect as members of their communities.

For More informationHeather FoxSend Email

LocationThe Inn at Harbor ShoresSt. JosephMichiganUNITED STATES

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8:00 AM

31st Annual Media Ski Challenge

Brighton, MichiganUNITED STATES

The 31st Annual Media Ski Challenge will be held at the all new Mt. Brighton/Epic Ski Resort on Saturday, January 31st, 2015. Local Advertising and Production facilities will compete against each other to raise money for Special Olympics. As always, proceeds from this year’s event will be used to provide needed equipment for local area Special Olympic teams. The race is open to all media employees throughout Southeast Michigan. A traveling “Challenge Cup” will be awarded to the team that raises the most money through pledges, donations, etc. Team trophies will also be awarded to other race winners at the results party following the event, Silent Auction, and Raffle. Donations will be used for the sole purpose and benefit of the Special Olympics of Mid-Michigan, a volunteer, non-profit organization providing year round sports training and athletic competition in 21 different sports, to athletes ages 8 and above with intellectual disabilities. The money raised from this event will help to support the equipment, training and competition needs of the Special Olympic Alpine/Snowboard team. **Team Captains will receive 2 lift tickets for each registrant to allow team members to come out to practice prior to the race date (up to 14 tickets). Lift tickets and racing will be free of charge to Media Team members the day of the race. Rental equipment is also available, if needed.

For More informationClark Attebury586-558-6209Send EmailMore Details

LocationMt. Brighton - Epic Ski Resort4141 Bauer Rd.BrightonMichiganUNITED STATES

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2015 Provincial Winter Games Speed Skating Competition

North Bay, OntarioCANADA

Special Olympics Ontario is hosting our 2015 Provincial Winter Games from January 29 – Feb 1st, 2015 in North Bay, Ontario. We have a few spaces available in our Speed Skating Competition and would like to extend an invitation to your speed skating athletes to attend. Cost $50 per athlete which includes 3 nights of accommodation, all meals, opening and closing ceremonies, athlete’s victory dance and ground transportation once you arrive at the games. Teams are responsible for their own travel to and from the event. As this is a qualifying competition for National Games for us, we require all athletes to use regulation speed skates. Hockey skates will not be permitted. For more details use the link below. Contact Juli Prokopchuk Brattan using the contact information below by November 1st if you are interested in attending.

For More informationJuli Prokopchuk Brattan1-888-333-5515 ext 2Send EmailMore Details

LocationNorth Bay, OntarioNorth BayOntarioCANADA

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2015 Polar Bear Plunge

Washington, District of ColumbiaUNITED STATES

The Special Olympics D.C. Polar Bear Plunge brings together children and adults who are interested in two things: raising money to support the athletes of Special Olympics D.C. and having fun doing something wild! The Polar Bear Plunge will occur on two weekends in a row in different locations. Special Olympics D.C. provides essential year-round sports training and competition programs for children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the District of Columbia. Anyone can be a part of this cool event (participants under the age of 18 require a parent or guardian signature), as long as you raise a minimum of $50 (but hopefully more!).

For More informationSpecial Olympics DC Staff(202) 408-2640Send EmailGo to DCPlunge.org to register

LocationCatholic University3660 John McCormack RoadWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaUNITED STATES

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9:30 AM

Capital Area Polar Plunge

Conewago Day Use Area, DelawareUNITED STATES

Please join us at the 2015 Capital Area Polar Plunge (formerly Harrisburg Polar Plunge) to benefit local Special Olympics PA programs! Individuals from all walks of life have committed to raise $50 or more to Plunge their hearts out for the thousands of Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes! So get a thrill from the chill and join us on Saturday, January 31st at Gifford Pinchot State Park! This year is the 10th Annual Capital Area Polar Plunge...let's make it the best year yet!! Registration; Iglooville Set Up: 8:00am - 9:30am; Plunge Registration: 9:30am - 11am: Chillville & Concessionville: 10:00am; Costume Contest Registration: 10:30am; Costume Contest Judging & Chicken Plungers "Chicken Dance": 10:30am - 11am; Plunge Time: 12:00pm

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LocationGifford Pinchot State ParkConewago Day Use AreaDelawareUNITED STATES

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1:00 PM

Lewistown Polar Plunge

Lewistown , MontanaUNITED STATES

Join us for the 2nd Annual Polar Plunge. The Plunge is a unique opportunity for individuals, organizations and businesses to support Special Olympics Montana athletes by taking an icy dip into freezing waters during the 2015 Montana Winter Fair in Lewistown. Don't be left out of the cold! REGISTER TODAY for the Plunge and let the fun begin. All it takes is at least $100 in pledges and nerves of steel.

For More informationTerri Sappington4062165327Send EmailMore Details

LocationMontana Winter Fair Lewistown MontanaUNITED STATES

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State Basketball Competition

Tavares, FloridaUNITED STATES

Join us January 30-31 at The Big House in Tavares, Florida as Special Olympics Florida teams compete from Areas 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 in the 2014 Special Olympics Florida State Basketball Tournament. It will be sure to be an exciting display of courage and basketball skill. See you there!

For More informationAkin Joseph352-243-9536Send EmailMore Details

LocationThe Big House1544 Lane Park Cutoff RoadTavaresFloridaUNITED STATES

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