Special Olympics Wisconsin Awarded DHS Community Outreach Grant

December 9, 2021 Featured, Press

Funds will help individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) obtain knowledge and access to vaccinations. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced $8.1 million in grants has been awarded to organizations across the state to promote health equity in COVID-19...


Inaugural Culver’s Isthmus Bowl Comes to Madison; Features Special Olympics Wisconsin

November 15, 2021 Events, Featured

New College Bowl Game Features Top Division III Football Teams from Regional Conferences Every college football team dreams of a postseason bowl game and this fall, the dream will be a reality for two small college powerhouses when the inaugural...


Torch Runner Named for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games LETR Final Leg

November 2, 2021 Featured

Tarmann Selected as a Torch Runner in the LETR Final Leg for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games A special component of the Special Olympics’ USA Games is the Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg®.  Law Enforcement officials and Special...


Young with a Heart of Gold

November 2, 2021

At the age of 16 years old, 17 when the Games occur, Christian Emery of West Bend is Team Wisconsin’s youngest delegate for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games. Christian joined Special Olympics Wisconsin only three years ago, but is...


Delegates Selected and Fitness Journeys Underway!

November 2, 2021

As Team Wisconsin athletes and unified partners train over the next seven months in their respective sports, they will also be participating in a specialized fitness program to help them improve their sport performance and overall health. The fitness program...


Travis Stuckart, athlete-coach, on going to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

November 1, 2021 Blog, Featured

“(Being) a USA Games coach is something that I could have never imagined when I began in Special Olympics. I was born with a rare birth defect called PKU, which means I was born without the enzyme needed to breakdown...


Fall Sports Season

September 29, 2021

Fall is in the air and so is a new sports season! This fall, Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes will have the opportunity to compete in bowling, flag football, volleyball and our newest sport offering, cornhole. SOWI will be hosting a...


Big Rigs, Big Hearts – Truck Convoy a HUGE success!

September 29, 2021

Picture this. 111 trucks rolling into the Mercury Marine parking lot as the sun rises on the most picture perfect fall day. Horns honking, smiles beaming and athletes, truckers, sponsors, law enforcement, families and friends gathering to show their support...


The Road to USA Games Starts Here

September 29, 2021

The excitement was palpable as 122 athletes from all corners of Wisconsin converged on the UW-Oshkosh campus on Saturday, September 18 for Selection Camp. The stakes? 65 spots available to represent the Team Wisconsin delegation in Orlando at the 2022...



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