Area 7 – Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Richland
Pattie Corley, Co-Area Director
Peg Hippen, Co-Area Director
Area 7 Steering Committee Meetings take place the second Saturday of each month (except July and December), 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., at the Special Olympics South Carolina State office.
Next meeting will be held on September 14th.
Area 7 Dates
|Dates||Event||Registration Due Date|
|September 14th||September Slammer (Tennis)||August 26th|
|Paddle Board at Johnson Marina
Over 21 Bowling competition
at JC’S Bowl in Lexington
|Scores for bowling will be due September 20th|
If predicting rain, October 3rd
|October 10th||Bocce Tournament at Beechwood Middle-
Only open for Lex. 1 middle schools
|October 14th||Golf Tournament at Indian Waters- FUND RAISER|
|October 25th-27th||Myrtle Beach Fall Games||TBD (plan to send a month in advance)|
|November 5th ?||Bowling-Lexington/Richland 5|
|November 8||Bowling for Lexington County-JC Bowls- Airport HS, Swansea HS, and Pelion HS||October 18th|
|November 14th||Bowling for Lexington County-JC Bowls
|November 15th||Bowling for Lexington County-JC Bowls- High Schools not listed on the 8th||October 18th|
|January 31-Feb. 2nd||Annual Conference-Mariott Grand Dunes|
|April 23rd||Spring Games at Swansea for Lexington 4 and Lexington 2||TBD|
|April 23rd||Spring Games at White Knoll High School- Lexington 1,3 and Lexington/Richland 5||TBD|
|April 24th||Spring Games-Richland-
Westwood High School
|May||Summer Games at Fort Jackson|
|MATP- Planning for October- details to come
Basketball- Plans for February- no details at this time
More updates are coming.
All registrations must go to Pattie Corley and not the State Office.
Dates are subject to change.
Most events will have registrations beginning at 9:00 with opening ceremonies at 10:00. Please be on time so events can begin at 10:00.
You must have updated medicals/permissions on all athletes.
Make sure you are using the updated forms.
We are hoping to start an Area 7 soccer team and basketball team if you have players interested. Please be on the look out for more details.
We are opening an Area 7 store to purchase items for athletes, coaches, parents, etc. More details are coming when the store is ready.
Medical/Permissions for Special Olympics- Use the new forms found at this site:
Tennis Program Available: Coach is David Andes
Hi Team! I have confirmed the following dates and times for tennis practices this Spring. Notice that the times vary as well as the locations. I know that many will not be able to make ALL of these. I’m glad that y’all have other endeavors in your lives…including other Special Olympic interests! I will reach out by email midweek before each practice as a reminder. If you know you will be there, RSVPing will help make sure we have the right amount of volunteers. We have a wonderful group and l look forward to seeing you on the court.
9/14 State Competition in Cayce, SC (Rain date = 9/28)
10/17-19 National Competition in Hilton Head
11/2 OR 11/9 Tennis Jamboree in Columbia
Check out our Facebook page: Special Olympics South Carolina Area 7
Golf Tournament- October 14th- Save the Date
Area 7 Sport contacts and Season Schedule
Swimming: Winter/Spring Susan Luthren 803-788-1715
Bocce/Bowling: Bowling – Over 21- Winter, under 21 – Summer
Bocce – Fall
Lexington County – Scott Bruner 803-622-7771
Richland County – Sherri Sellers
Friends and Pins Summer Bowling: Kara Harmon 803-772-1555 X 303
Soccer: Fall Susan Brown 803-798-0855
Basketball: Winter Tim Graves 803-237-8241
Paddle Boarding: Summer Rachel Maxwell
Tennis: Fall David Andes
Gymnastics/Cheerleading: Summer All-Star Gymnastics
Equestrian opportunity: Dreamriders c/o Lewis Dyer 803-951-5385