LOCAL ATHLETES GEAR UP FOR AREA FALL TOURNAMENT COMPETITIONS

On various dates in September, Special Olympics Wyoming athletes from Wyoming’s communities will compete at Area Fall Tournament competitions at venues throughout the state. These competitions are in preparation for the State Fall Tournament that will be held in Casper, WY on October 9-11, 2019.  State Fall Tournament is one of the four main Special Olympics Wyoming competition events held each year. Athletes compete in Bowling, Bocce, Cycling, Soccer and Tennis.

The 2019 Special Olympics Wyoming Area Fall Tournament schedule is as follows:

Area I:

9/19/2019         Location: Lander

9/26/2019         Location: Worland     

Communities: Lander, Riverton, Cody, Powell, Thermopolis, Washakie County

Local Contact: Karen Beddoes 307-330-4153

Area II:

9/28/2019         Location: Green River              

Communities: Evanston, Rock Springs, Jackson, Star Valley, Bridger Valley, Lincoln County

Local Contact: Crystal Fry 307-679-9114

Area III:

9/19/2019         Location: Cheyenne   

Communities: Cheyenne, Laramie, Goshen County, Platte County

Wanda Brent: 307-286-0792

Area IV:

9/27/2019         Location: Sheridan     

Communities: Buffalo. Crook County, Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle

Carrie Pilcher: 307-751-0539

Area V:

9/19/2019         Location: Casper         

Communities: Casper, Douglas

Dan Lang: 307-277-3376

The public is always welcome and encouraged to attend to support and cheer on local athletes as they qualify for upcoming statewide competition. If you have questions about Area Games, please visit www.sowy.org or contact Dan Lang at (307) 235-3062 or fieldservices@specialolympicswy.org.

Special Olympics Wyoming is a not-for-profit organization providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities; offering them continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  Special Olympics Wyoming changes lives by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.

Visit Special Olympics Wyoming at www.specialolympicswy.org    

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Post Author: Shane McBryde

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