May 15-17, 2014
2014 Summer Games Info
We are busily planning the 2014 Special Olympics Wyoming Summer Games, and hope that you’ll be able to join us. The Games Management Committee has been working all year long to make your experience at the 2014Summerr Games the very best in hospitality, competition and services.
About 650 Athletes & Partners
About 270 Coaches
And many Volunteers
Aquatics, Athletics, Basketball, Power Lifting, Tennis
Laramie Recreation Center
920 Boulder Dr
Athletics & Opening Ceremonies
Laramie High School
1275 N 11th St
Basketball Skills & Healthy Athletes
University of Wyoming Corbett Building
1000 E. University Ave
Registration, Basketball Team Play & Power Lifting
University of Wyoming Fieldhouse
1000 E University Ave
Laramie Ice & Event Center
3510 E Garfield St
Off N 22nd St & E Armory Rd
Athletes must compete in Area Games in order to qualify for State Games. Check out the Area Games page for more information.
HousingLocal programs are responsible for making their own room reservations. Special Olympics Wyoming has contacted hotels in Laramie to set aside a block of rooms. When calling please be sure to identify yourself with Special Olympics Wyoming. See the 2014 Summer Games Hotel Listing (coming soon)
Schedules by Sport:
Schedules available here
Summer Games Volunteer Info
Special Olympics Wyoming would like to extend the invitation for you to join us by volunteering at the 2014 State Summer Games in Casper, WY in May!
Click or scroll below to view available volunteer shifts. To register click on the time slot. *Meals will be available to volunteers that pre-register to volunteer!
Special Events Volunteer Opportunities
Competition Volunteer Opportunities
AQUATICS COMPETITION: LARAMIE RECREATION CENTER
ATHLETICS COMPETITION: LARAMIE HIGH SCHOOL DETI STADIUM
BASKETBALL SKILLS COMPETITION: UW CORBETT BUILDING
BASKETBALL TEAM PLAY: UW FIELDHOOUSE
POWER LIFTING: UW FIELDHOUSE WEIGHT ROOM
TENNIS: UW INDOOR TENNIS COMPLEX
Timer – time races/games using a stop watch for athletes during competition.
Starter – Starter starts the race through command by (voice, whistle, or gun).
Recorder – Receives times from time keeper and records competition times/score onto heat sheets or starting sheets.
Runner – Run heat sheets from competition to awards as needed (where escorts are not in place).
Awards presenter – Present awards to athletes immediately following their competition by placing awards over athletes’ necks on award stands.
Awards announcer – Announce competition winners (each athlete) and call up to award stand. Follow Special Olympics Script and read division, scores and places. Should be enthusiastic!
Prepare Awards – Determine placements for awards from event heat sheets. Prepare awards based on placement determination. Give awards to presenter and heat sheet to announcer as ready.
Hospitality – monitors and ensures that hospitality items are refreshed and stocked as needed.
Opening Ceremonies – help with set-up of the Opening Ceremonies venue
Ceremonies Escorts – escort teams during the parade of athletes during Opening Ceremonies, collect team banners at end of parade
Merchandise Sales – assist with the sale, packing and unpacking and display of merchandise
Meals – assist with set-up, delivery and service of meals to competitors, coaches, and family members
Basketball Skills Station Coordinator
Basketball Skills Athlete Escort
Power Lifting Weight Stacker/Judge
Tennis Ball Retriever
Tennis Line Judge
Summer Games Sponsors