Athlete Spotlight – Rachel Lewis, Greenville
Rachel’s first experience with Special Olympics was with the swim team at the age of 8. She’s been hooked on Special Olympics from that day. Not not only has she acquired skills in swim, tennis, basketball and flag football, she more importantly has developed relationships with athletes, coaches and volunteers. She LOVES Special Olympics. Read More>
Join us for the 2014 South Carolina State Summer Games, May 9-11. Fort Jackson Army Base will host over 1,400 athletes, coaches and volunteers for the 46th year. Eight sports will be offered; Aquatics, Badminton, Bowling, Bocce, Track and Field, Gymnastics, Softball and Power Lifting. We’ll also have a Young Athletes (ages 3-7) clinic, Healthy Athletes – Opening Eyes clinic and Olympic Town.
Opening Ceremonies, Aquatics, Badminton, Bowling, Bocce, Softball and Power Lifting will be held on base at Fort Jackson. Gymnastics will be at All-Star Gym in Irmo and Track and Field will be held at Westwood High School in Blythewood.
Schedule of Events | Family Registration | Capital to the Cauldron Torch Run
May 3 – USC Field at the corners of Greene and Gadsden Street
Cornhole in Congaree
May 17, The Arena in South Congaree (West Columbia)
Have fun while doing some good! This is a round robin tournament with proceeds going towards sending Midlands area athletes to the 2014 USA Games! Registration is $50 for a 2 person team, with play beginning at 10am. Bring your own cornhole boards if you have them, there will be limited boards available for use.
South Carolina Delegation Announced for 2014 USA Games
Excitement has been building in the Special Olympics South Carolina community. Since the announcement that the 2014 USA Games would be held in Princeton, New Jersey, our athletes, partners and coaches have been training and eagerly awaiting the selection of the South Carolina delegation. Athletes will compete in aquatics, athletics, basketball, bowling, bocce, flag football, golf, gymnastics, tennis, soccer and power lifting. For a full a list of the South Carolina Delegation, CLICK HERE.