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Welcome to Special Olympics Wyoming

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The snow has hit Wyoming just in time for our athletes to compete in the 2017 Winter Sports Season! Over 200 athletes, 30 Unified Sports partners, 140 coaches and chaperones from across the state will participate in Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowboarding, and Snowshoeing during their Area Winter Games and at State Winter Games held February 7-9th in Jackson.

 

A full schedule of times, locations, and events can be found on the Winter Games page of our website, so be sure to find out where your favorite athlete will be competing!

 

If you are interested in volunteering in Jackson please contact Carolyn Burke to find the perfect time slot for your schedule!

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Our Mission

The mission of Special Olympics Wyoming is to provide year round participation in sports training and athletic competition in a variety of well-coached Olympic-Type sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities by providing athletes with continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness skills, express courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of talents, skills and friendship with their families, friends, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Our Philosophy

black logoSpecial Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoy and benefit from participation in individual and team sports, adapted as necessary to meet the needs of those with intellectual and physical limitations.

Special Olympics believes that consistent training is indispensable to the development of an individual’s sports skills. In addition, competition among those of equal abilities is the most appropriate means of testing these skills, measuring progress, and providing incentives for personal growth.