LOCAL ATHLETES GEAR UP FOR AREA FALL TOURNAMENT COMPETITIONS
Written by Beth on September 18, 2019
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:
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
9/28/2019 Location: Green River
Communities: Evanston, Rock Springs, Jackson, Star Valley, Bridger Valley, Lincoln County
Local Contact: Crystal Fry 307-679-9114
9/19/2019 Location: Cheyenne
Communities: Cheyenne, Laramie, Goshen County, Platte County
Wanda Brent: 307-286-0792
9/27/2019 Location: Sheridan
Communities: Buffalo. Crook County, Gillette, Sheridan, Newcastle
Carrie Pilcher: 307-751-0539
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 [email protected].
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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