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Special Olympics Florida

See Below for Contact Information|www.specialolympicsflorida.org/

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.

Special Olympics Florida works with individuals of all abilities including but not limited to those with brain and spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis (CF), epilepsy, multiple sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy, down syndrome, developmental delays, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), blindness and low vision, hearing loss or deafness, and/or sensory processing disorders.

Special Olympics Florida, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

In order to participate in this organization’s events, you must register. For more information on how to register to be an athlete visit: http://specialolympicsflorida.org/who-we-are/athletes/

Special Olympics is divided by county. See the information below for your counties contact.

Hillsborough:

Ken Roop

(813) 639-7512

kenroop@specialolympicshillsborough.org

Pinellas:

(727) 669-1221 ex. 2017

sopinellas@specialolympicspinellas.org

September 2019

Special Olympics Florida Fundraising Event

Friday, September 6 · 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tampa River Center, 402 W. Laurel Street
Tampa, FL United States
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Enjoy killer music, an open bar, signature cocktails and Tampa-inspired food, exclusive raffles and local celebrity appearances.  The evening is built around an exciting blackjack tournament with thrilling prizes, all…

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Manatee County Powerlifting Competition

Monday, September 9 · 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CrossFit Havoc, 801 7th Ave. Wes
Bradenton, FL United States
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Free

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Special Olympics Hillsborough County Fall Classic

Saturday, September 14 · 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
University of Tampa – Bob Martinez Athletic Center, 400 N. Boulevard
Tampa, FL United States
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Free

Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact:  Shelley Henry, 863-934-0261

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Hernando County Gymnastics Competition

Tuesday, September 24 · 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Tone U, 6254 Commercial Way
Weeki Wachee, FL United States
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Free

Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact:  Judy Howard, 207-576-5295

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Hillsborough County Bowling Competition

Saturday, September 28 · 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Brandon Crossroads Bowl, 609 Crater Lane
Brandon, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact:  Shelley Henry, 863-934-0261

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Pinellas County Bowling Competition

Saturday, September 28 · 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Seminole Lanes, 8668 Park Blvd.
Seminole, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact: Bankolde Adebanjo, 407-913-9728

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Manatee County Bowling Competition

Saturday, September 28 · 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Bowlero Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road
Bradenton, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact:  Pam Fazio, 941-228-1468

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October 2019

Special Olympics Bowling Competition – singles and ramp – Bradenton

Saturday, October 12 · 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bowlero Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road
Bradenton, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact:  Pam Fazio, 941-228-1468

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Special Olympics Bowling Competition – Seminole, FL

Saturday, October 19 · 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Seminole Lanes, 8668 Park Blvd.
Seminole, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Area 6 Bowling Competition Seminole Lanes 8668 Park Blvd. Seminole, FL Date/Time Date(s) - 10/19/2019 8:00 am - 5:00 pm…

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Special Olympics Bowling Competition – doubles and teams – Bradenton, FL

Saturday, October 19 · 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bowlero Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road
Bradenton, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Area 9 Bowling Competition – doubles and teams Date/Time Date(s) - 10/19/2019 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Location Bowlero Lanes…

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November 2019

David Haines Memorial Golf Tournament 2019

Saturday, November 9 · 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Cove Cay Golf Club, 2612 Cove Cay Dr
Clearwater, FL 33760 United States
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Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 Time: 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Cove Cay Golf Club 2612 Cove Cay Drive Clearwater, FL 33760 Come join us for an afternoon of golf,…

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Special Olympics Manatee County Bowling Competition – Easter Seals/UCP

Tuesday, November 19 · 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Bowlero Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road
Bradenton, FL United States
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December 2019

Hernando County Special Olympics Basketball Competition

Saturday, December 7 · 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Christian Church of the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road
Weeki Wachee, FL United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Contact:  Judy Howard, 207-576-5295

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January 2020

Manatee County Equestrian Competition

Saturday, January 4, 2020 · 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cavalli Creek Farm, 758 Gate Creek Road
Bradenton, FL 34212 United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Date/Time Date(s) - 01/04/2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Location Cavalli Creek Farm   Contact:  Pam Fazio, 941-228-1468

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Area 8 Basketball Competition – Special Olympics Florida

Saturday, January 11, 2020 · 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Berkeley Preparatory School, 4811 Kelly Rd
Tampa, FL 33615 United States
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Learn more about this event & Special Olympics Florida here. Area 8 Basketball Competition Date/Time Date(s) - 01/11/2020 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Location Berkeley Preparatory School Contact:  Shelley Henry, 863-934-0261

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