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:


Spread the Word for Inclusion all month long with SOWI

February 26, 2021 Awareness, Unified Champion Schools

Join us during the whole month of March as we highlight the Spread the Word >> Inclusion campaign and signal to our fellow Wisconsinites that inclusion is way forward. This annual partnership between Special Olympics, Best Buddies International and supporters...

Athlete Keira Thompson launches career as author

February 24, 2021 Featured Athletes

As the COVID pandemic began to upend life as we knew it last spring and provided some people with extra time on their hands, many of us made resolutions to tackle new hobbies or big projects. For Special Olympics Wisconsin...

Wisconsin pro sports making an impact on the Board of Directors

January 29, 2021 Featured Fans

With the recent addition of Leslie Stachowiak, the Director of Business Communications for the Milwaukee Brewers, the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Wisconsin is now lucky to be represented by four of the major professional sports teams in the...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
March 25, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Region 8 Quarterly Meeting
June 12, 2021
10:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Swim Meet - Oconomowoc
June 17, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Region 8 Quarterly Meeting
July 11, 2021
8:00am - 3:00pm
R8 Regional District Softball, Tee Ball, and Bocce
September 23, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Region 8 Quarterly Meeting
December 2, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Region 8 Quarterly Meeting

Region 8 Contacts:

Amber Weinfurter

Amber Weinfurter

Athletic Director

Tyler Pouros

Tyler Pouros

Director of Development - Special Events (R8)


10224 N. Port Washington Rd.
Mequon, WI 53092
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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.

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