USA Games & World Games
USA Games2018 USA Games
The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will be hosted by Seattle, Washington on July 1-6, 2018. 3,500 athletes will compete in 16 Olympic-style individual and team sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches, 10,000 volunteers and over 60,000 family, friends and spectators.
The Special Olympics USA Games celebrate the Special Olympics movement, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and showcase athletes from throughout the U.S. and the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities. The USA Games also highlight Special Olympics' work in sport, education, health and communities.
For more general information about the USA Games at https://www.specialolympicsusagames.org/
In honor of this year's 50th anniversary, Special Olympics South Dakota will be represented by 51 athletes across the state! Team South Dakota will be departing for Seattle on June 30th. Athletes will be competing in the sports of:
Unified Bocce - 8 athletes
Athletics - 4 athletes
Swimming - 4 athletes
Softball - 15 athletes
Basketball - 10 athletes
Unified basketball - 10 athletes
Meet Team South Dakota