Written by on April 10, 2019

NORTHEAST, WYOMING – Thursday April 11th & 12th Special Olympics Wyoming athletes from Wyoming’s northeastern communities of Crook County, Gillette, Newcastle, Sheridan and Buffalo will compete at Area IV Summer Games held in Gillette. This competition is in preparation for the State Summer Games that will be held in Laramie, WY on May 9-11, 2019. State Summer Games is one of the four Special Olympics Wyoming state competition events held each year. Athletes compete in Aquatics, Track & Field, Basketball and Powerlifting.

The 2019 Area IV Summer Games schedule:

Thursday April 11, 2019

  • 10:30 – 11:30          Opening Ceremony Campbell County Recreation Center Field House
  • 11:30 – 12:30           Lunch 
  •  1:00 – 4:30              Basketball  Campbell County Recreation Center BB Courts
  •   6:00 – 9:00            Dinner and Dance  South Campus Cafeteria and Commons

Friday April 12, 2019

  •  9:00 – 12:30          Track and Field  Campbell County Recreation Center  Field House

Aquatics   Campbell County Recreation Center Pool

The public is 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 IV Games, please visit www.sowy.org/area-4 or call Phil Grabrick 307-299-6400

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.

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