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:


Wisconsin Dells to Welcome SOWI Fall Games

August 23, 2023 Event, Healthy Athletes, Sports, Unified Sports

Nearly 800 bocce, flag football, and softball athletes from across the state will converge on the Woodside Dells Sports Complex (4770 State Hwy 13, Wisconsin Dells) Friday through Sunday, September 8-10, for the inaugural Special Olympics Wisconsin Fall Games. An...

Teeters Announced as SOWI VP of Marketing & Communications

August 21, 2023 Miscellaneous, News

Special Olympics Wisconsin and its Board of Directors has announced Addie Teeters as the next Vice President of Marketing & Communications. “Addie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization and has a deep personal passion for the...

Reising Named SOWI VP of Development

August 14, 2023 Fundraising, Miscellaneous, News

Special Olympics Wisconsin and its Board of Directors has announced Nicholas Reising as the next Vice President of Development. “We are thrilled to have Nick join the team,” SOWI President & CEO Chad Hershner said. “He brings vast knowledge of...

Upcoming Events

Event Date / Time Event Name Upcoming Deadlines Volunteer
February 24, 2024
9:30am - 3:00pm
Polar Plunge - Milwaukee
February 25, 2024
9:00am - 2:00pm
R8 District Individual Basketball Skills
March 3, 2024
8:00am - 8:00pm
R8 Regional Basketball Tournament
March 23, 2024
10:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Swim Meet - Oconomowoc
May 4, 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
R8 Regional Track and Field Meet
August 11, 2024
8:00am - 4:00pm
R8 District Softball, Tee Ball and Bocce

Region 8 Contacts:

Whitney Eagan

Whitney Eagan

Special Events Manager

Garry Schalla

Garry Schalla

Director of Development

Amber Weinfurter

Amber Weinfurter

Athletic Director


375 Bishops Way, Suite 201
Brookfield, WI 53005
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Wed. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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