Special Olympics Florida 2016 State Summer Games Come to ESPN Wide World of Sports

Special Olympics Florida 2016 State Summer Games Come to ESPN Wide World of Sports

This weekend, cheer on the athletes of Special Olympics Florida when the 2016 State Summer Games come to ESPN Wide World of Sports at Walt Disney World May 20-21.

Watch the athletes compete in games such as Bocce, Cycling, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, and Volleyball, and admission is free for all events.

There will also be an Opening Ceremony on Friday night, and a Closing Ceremony on Saturday night. These are also free to attend.

The mission of Special Olympics Florida is to provide year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for people with intellectual disabilities who wish to participate, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

The ultimate objective of Special Olympics Florida is to help people with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society at large, by offering them a fair opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills and talents through sports training and competition, and by increasing the public’s awareness of their capabilities and needs.

Visit specialolympicsflorida.org for more details and a games schedule.

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