2018 Special Olympics USA Games Location Revealed
“The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and celebrate the transformative power of Special Olympics”.
– Beth Knox, President and CEO, 2018 Special Olympics USA Games
The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will bring 3,500 athletes to the greater Seattle area to compete in a variety of sports. Hosted at some of the region’s top athletic facilities including the University of Washington, King County Aquatics Center and Federal Way’s Celebration Park, the USA Games will offer athletes, their coaches, and families a week of national competition while surrounded by Seattle’s beauty and world-class attractions.
Special Olympics Wisconsin is starting recruitment process for Team Wisconsin for the 2018 USA Games. Bowlers who competed in one of the 4 State bowling tournaments this past October and November are eligible to be nominated if they received a gold medal. Athletes will be able to be nominated for the other sports as they come up throughout the rest of the program year.
Special Olympics Wisconsin is also starting coach recruitment (and for our athlete-coach). Below are the nomination forms for both the bowling athletes and for coaches. If you wish to nominate an individual please fill out the form and mail to Special Olympics Wisconsin.