SOWI Team Heads to D.C. for Capitol Hill Days

February 13, 2024 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin Athlete Annie Mulligan and Unified Partner Daisy Lang, along with SOWI President & CEO Chad Hershner and VP of Marketing & Communications Addie Teeters, represented SOWI in Washington, D.C. for Special Olympics’ annual Capitol Hill Day advocacy...


SOWI Announces 2024 Games Locations

January 12, 2024 Events, Featured, Press

Wausau, Oshkosh, Whitewater, Wisconsin Dells welcome back State Games Special Olympics Wisconsin announced its 2024 competition slate, highlighted by a return to Wausau, Oshkosh, Whitewater, and Wisconsin Dells for its seasonal tournament series. The greater Wausau area will welcome around...


Wisconsin Dells to Welcome SOWI Fall Games

August 23, 2023 Events, Press

Nearly 800 bocce, flag football, and softball athletes from across the state will converge on the Woodside Dells Sports Complex (4770 State Hwy 13, Wisconsin Dells) Friday through Sunday, September 8-10, for the inaugural Special Olympics Wisconsin Fall Games. An...


SOWI’s Stuckart named to USALC

July 24, 2023 Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin Athlete Leader and Manitowoc native Travis Stuckart has been named to the U.S. Athlete Leadership Council (USALC), representing the North Central Region. He was welcomed to this two-year term at an inauguration meeting this July. The USALC...


World Games Berlin Offers Medals & Memories for SOWI

June 30, 2023 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Special Olympics Wisconsin was well-represented at Special Olympics World Games Berlin this June, sending a strong contingency of athletes, coaches, and support staff representing Team Special Olympics USA. Medals were won, memories were made, and an incredible experience for all...


2023 Summer Games a Smash at UW-Whitewater

June 22, 2023 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Nearly 1,200 athletes from across the state were welcomed to compete in the 2023 Special Olympics Wisconsin Summer Games on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The Summer Games featured competition in Athletics (Track & Field), Cornhole, Powerlifting (supported by...


FMFC Inks Unified Team 2.0 on Signing Day

May 30, 2023 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

Twenty-two Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes and unified partners signed on the dotted line this month, announcing Year Two of the Forward Madison Football Club Unified Team. This year’s Flamingos represent the local agencies in Madison, Sun Prairie, Columbus, Oregon, Silver...


Spring Games Crowns Champions, Celebrates Spirit of Competition

April 24, 2023 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

OSHKOSH, Wis. – Nearly 800 basketball and swimming athletes representing 81 local programs from across the state converged on the campus of University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Friday through Sunday, April 14-16, for the inaugural Special Olympics Wisconsin Spring Games. The Spring...


Ballin’ Badgers Earn Sportsmanship Honor at NIRSA Basketball Championship

April 24, 2023 Blog, Events, Featured, Press

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Special Olympics Wisconsin Unified Champion Schools program sent a team representing Badgers for Special Olympics and their unified partners from University of Wisconsin-Madison to the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) basketball championships April 14-16. The...



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