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2016 Schedule of Events

February 20: Polarpalooza festival featuring the Polar Plunge, the Nate Rogers Race for the Laces 5K, chili cookoff and live music

April 2: State Spring Games

May 20 - 21: State Summer Games at Keesler AFB, Biloxi

June 21: Hit a Home Run for Special Olympics, Trustmark Park, Pearl

June 25: State Softball Tournament, Shiloh Park, Brandon

October 21 - 22: State Fall Games at Camp Shelby, Hattiesburg

November 7: Unified Soul Bowl, Alcorn State University, Lorman

November 10: Countdown to Victory, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, Jackson

November 14: Unified Egg Bowl, Mississippi State University, Starkville

 

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Special Olympics is run almost entirely by volunteers. Over 6,000 volunteers provide manpower for Special Olympics Mississippi. The volunteers include, high school & college students, retired persons, members of civic & fraternal groups, amateur & professional athletes, sports officials & coaches, teachers, parents, and law enforcement personnel.

Volunteer activities

  • Coaching
  • Competitions
  • Competition & Event Planning/ Management
  • Fundraising
  • Medical
  • Office Support
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Volunteers

To volunteer with the Mississippi Chapter of Special Olympics, please fill out the Volunteer Application Form.

Mail the completed form to
Special Olympics Mississippi
ATTN: Volunteers
15 Olympic Way
Madison, MS 39110

Or Fax the completed form to
Special Olympics MS Volunteers
601-856-8132

Special Olympics requires all volunteers to participate in the Protective Behavior Training.

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