Staff, local programs and volunteers work together to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports, free health screenings, unified experiences and community events to support child and adults with intellectual disabilities (ID).

Region 8 offers access to all of Special Olympics Wisconsin’s sports offering, including:


Boudry Dental Welcomes SOWI Give Athletes a Smile Event

September 27, 2022 Event, Healthy Athletes, Volunteering

Twenty-two Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes received free oral care compliments of Boudry Dental in Fond du Lac as part of Special Olympics Gives Athletes a Smile Day on Friday, September 23. After all integral cleanings, fillings, extractions, and x-rays had...

Night with the Brewers Welcomes SOWI Community

September 26, 2022 Awareness, Event, Featured Athletes, Unified Sports, USA Games

Hundreds of Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes, coaches, families, volunteers, Board members, and staff from around the state were welcomed to American Family Field as the Brewers hosted the New York Mets, Monday, Sept. 19, courtesy the Milwaukee Brewers Community Foundation....

18th Annual Truck Convoy Raises Funds, Awareness for SOWI

September 21, 2022 Awareness, Event, Fundraising, Volunteering

Hundreds of truck drivers from across Wisconsin teamed up with law enforcement on Saturday, September 17 for the 18th Annual Truck Convoy for Special Olympics Wisconsin, presented by Kriete Truck Centers. Traveling together from Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
February 26, 2023
9:00am - 2:00pm
R4 & R8 District Individual Basketball Skills
March 5, 2023
8:00am - 8:00pm
R8 Regional Basketball Tournament
March 11, 2023
12:00am - 11:59pm
Oconomowoc Polar Plunge
March 18, 2023
12:00am - 11:59pm
Milwaukee Polar Plunge
April 1, 2023
10:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Swim Meet - Oconomowoc
August 13, 2023
8:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Softball, Tee Ball and Bocce

Region 8 Contacts:

Amber Weinfurter

Amber Weinfurter

Athletic Director (R8)


375 Bishops Way, Suite 201
Brookfield, WI 53005
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(262) 649-3003
Mon. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tues. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wed. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thurs. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Proudly Supported By:

Kwik Trip Brewers Community Foundation Ladish Co. Foundation