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:


COVID-19 Vaccine Webinar Recap

April 15, 2015 Healthy Athletes

On April 14, 2021, our Health Promotion Clinical Director Dr. Leah Ederer hosted a webinar with the SOWI community to help them learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine. 27 knowledge-seeking attendees learned a variety of information like how to prevent...

Celebrating some pandemic heroes during National Volunteer Week

April 15, 2015 Featured Fans, Volunteering

The week of April 18-24, 2021 was National Volunteer Week. Created in 1974, the week serves as an opportunity to recognize the impact volunteers make in their communities, reflect on the profound and lasting effect they have on those around...

Summer Sports Update

April 15, 2015 Sports

While this summer’s sports action will still look a little different from years past due to the ongoing pandemic, we’re getting excited to safely return to action in ways we haven’t seen since before COVID-19 brought society to a screeching...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
May 15, 2021
8:00am - 4:00pm
R8 Track & Field
May 15, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
Oral Health Education Station
May 18, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
R8 Track Virtual Awards Ceremony
June 12, 2021
10:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Swim Meet - Oconomowoc
June 15, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
R8 District Swim Meet Virtual Awards Ceremony
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)


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