2019 Special Olympics Area II Games in Pinedale Jan. 25
by Gayle Hamner
January 18, 2019
PINEDALE, WYOMING - On Friday, January 25, 2019 Special Olympics Wyoming athletes from Wyoming’s southwestern communities of Big Piney, Evanston, Jackson, Park City Utah, Pinedale and Star Valley will compete at Area II Winter Games at White Pine Ski Resort.
This competition is in preparation for the State Winter Games that will be held in Jackson, Wyoming on February 5-7, 2019. State Winter Games is one of the four main Special Olympics Wyoming competition events held each year. Athletes compete in Downhill Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Snowshoeing and Snowboarding.
The 2019 Area II Winter Games schedule for Friday, January 25th at White Pines Ski Resort is as follows:
• 9:00 AM Registration
• 10:00 AM Opening Ceremonies
• 10:30 AM Competition Begins
• 12:00 Lunch (or as athletes are able)
• 1:00 PM Competition Resumes
The public is welcome and encouraged to attend to support and cheer on local athletes as they qualify for upcoming statewide competition. If you have questions about Area II Games, please visit www.sowy.org or call Dan Lang at the Special Olympics Wyoming office at (307) 235-3062.
Special Olympics Wyoming is a not-for-profit organization providing year-round sports training, athletic competition and other related programs to children and adults with intellectual disabilities; offering them continuing opportunities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship. Special Olympics Wyoming changes lives by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.
Visit Special Olympics Wyoming at www.specialolympicswy.org.