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2015 Winter Games Info
February 3-5, 2015
We are busily planning the 2015 Special Olympics Wyoming Winter Games, and hope that you’ll be able to join us. Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Teton Pines, Snow King and the town of Jackson are always such gracious hosts. The Games Management Committee has been working all year long to make your experience at the 2015 Winter Games the very best in hospitality, competition and services.
197 Athletes Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing,
119 Coaches & Chaperones Boarding, Snowshoeing
Athletes must compete in Area Games in order to qualify for State Games. Check out the Area Games page for more information.
Weather Contingency Plan
Weather in Wyoming is unpredictable. In the unfortunate event that we encounter inclement weather, the President and CEO and the Vice President of Programs will be the final authority regarding cancellation or postponement of any phase of the Winter Games. If weather does force any schedule adjustments for the games or related special events, information concerning postponements or cancellations will be available on the Special Olympics website and Facebook page.
Snow King Resort will continue to be the host hotel for Winter Games. We encourage programs to book rooms as we have ensured a rate of $85.00 per night. Be sure to identify yourself with Special Olympics Wyoming. Local programs are responsible for making their own room reservations. Teams staying at Snow King Resort must make reservations prior to the block drop of TBD and must complete an Application for Credit.
Schedules by Sport:
Registration Materials: (Each team must complete the Delegation Registration Form AND the sport-specific registrations)
Winter Games Volunteer Info
Special Olympics Wyoming would like to extend the invitation for you to join us by volunteering at the 2014 State Winter Games in Jackson, WY February 4-6th!
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 Registration
Competition Volunteer Opportunities
Alpine Skiing and Snow Boarding: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Snowshoe: Teton Pines
Cross Country: Teton Pines
Timer – time races using a stop watch for athletes during competition.
Starter – Starter starts the race through command by (voice, whistle, or gun). Both interval start and mass start will be used.
Recorder – Receives times from time keeper and records competition times/score onto heat sheets or starting sheets.
Lead/Tail Guides – Escort a heat of 3-6 athletes from staging through competition to awards. Keep athletes together and in the correct location ready to compete, cheer athletes on during competition, escort athletes to awards and stick with group until awards is complete. (Depending on division, group may be able to take athletes skiing until time for them to compete.)
Runner – Run heat sheets from competition to awards as needed (where escorts are not in place) and from awards to Data Entry.
Hospitality – monitors and ensures that hospitality items are refreshed and stocked as needed.
Awards- Receive scores from the Recorder or Escort, prepares awards according to athletes' finish times, presents/announces athletes achievements according to awards process and script.
Data Entry- Want to volunteer but stay warm inside? Volunteer to enter scores and results into our computer system. This job is just as important as any! On-site training will be provided
Escort- Escort a heat of 3-6 athletes from staging through competition to awards. Keep athletes together and in the correct location ready to compete, cheer athletes on during competition, escort athletes to awards and stick with group until awards is complete.