Badgers Give Back select Special Olympics Wisconsin as a Community Partner

August 28, 2018 Featured, Press

Madison, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Wisconsin Athletics announced recently that Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) has been selected to participate in their Badgers Give Back program. Badgers Give Back is an organization at the flagship state university in Madison that is...


‘Really excited:’ Special Olympics golfer, coach going to Abu Dhabi for World Games (FOX6)

August 26, 2018 Featured, Press

WEST ALLIS — Golf is usually a sport where it’s one person against the field, but FOX6 News recently caught up with two guys who play together as a team, and that’s led to a trip overseas.


Happy 50th anniversary, Special Olympics!

August 2, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

The Inclusion Revolution was born in Chicago on July 20, 1968. 50 years later to the day, over 40 SOWI athletes, staff, parents, coaches, mentors, members of law enforcement, members of the Board of Directors, and fans journeyed to Chicago...


OST debuts a new Unified tennis experience

August 2, 2018 Blog, Events

While hundreds of athletes from around the state are gearing up to compete this weekend in bocce, softball and tennis at the State Outdoor Sports Tournament (OST), another group of athletes and Unified partners is eager to participate in the...


Leader-Telegram passes the Buckshot baton to WIN

July 31, 2018 Blog, Events, Press

Eau Claire, Wis. (PRESS RELEASE) – Special Olympics Wisconsin is thrilled to introduce Eau Claire-based technology company WIN as the new Exclusive Presenting Partner for the Chippewa Valley’s legendary Buckshot Run. In 2018, the race now known as the WIN Buckshot Run...


2018 Special Olympics USA Games Highlights

July 11, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Opening Ceremony The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games opened in Seattle in spectacular fashion on a beautiful Sunday afternoon on July 1 with roughly 40,000 fans filling Husky Stadium at the University of Washington. Special Olympics Wisconsin and 4,000 other competitors...


2018 USA Games Day 5 Highlights

July 7, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

Friday marked the final day of Special Olympics USA Games action and many of the week’s events had already wrapped up, making for a much less crowded University of Washington campus. The highlight of the day was in basketball where Team Wisconsin...


2018 USA Games Day 4 Highlights

July 6, 2018 Blog, Events, Featured

  Thursday’s Special Olympics USA Games action was intense as pool play in team sports gave way to the medal rounds. The highlight of the day was in Unified soccer, where Team Wisconsin faced Colorado for gold in their division....


Celebrating 50 Years of Unity and Empowerment

July 5, 2018 Events, Press

The spark that became today’s Special Olympics movement was ignited at the first 1968 International Summer Games in Chicago, Illinois. Five decades later, Special Olympics is returning to Chicago to launch the year-long global Special Olympics 50th Anniversary celebrations this July. Starting July...



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