Air Force Academy to host Special Olympics competition

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The 2022 State Summer Classic presented by Delta Dental will take place on Saturday, August 20 in Colorado Springs and at the Air Force Academy. Spectators are invited to cheer on hundreds of Special Olympics Colorado athletes and Unified Partners as they compete in cycling, bocce and tennis. In addition to athlete competitions, the event will feature Fit Feet (at the tennis venue) and Strong Minds Health Screenings (at the bocce and cycling venue) for Special Olympics Colorado athletes.

LOCATIONS AND TIMES OF EVENTS
Saturday August 20, 2022
Pétanque, cycling and tennis
air force academy

8:00 a.m. – Start of the torch run at the tennis site
8:15 a.m. – Lighting of the cauldron and opening ceremonies for the cycling and pétanque sites
8:30 a.m. – Beginning of the tennis competition
9:00 a.m. – Beginning of petanque and cycling competitions

About Special Olympics Colorado

Special Olympics Colorado provides year-round training and competition in 21 sports to nearly 16,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities living in the state of Colorado. With the support of more than 10,000 volunteers and the generosity of Colorado citizens, businesses and local businesses, Special Olympics Colorado is able to offer more than 100 events per year for people ages two and older.
Participation with other athletes, unified partners (usually developing peers), coaches, sponsors and volunteers builds trust. It creates opportunities to participate as productive and respected members of society by increasing public awareness of the abilities of athletes. For more information, visit SpecialOlympicsCO.org.


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