2014 Schedule of Events

  • March 22: SOMS State Basketball Tournament, Madison, Mississippi
  • May 9 - 11: SOMS State Summer Games, Keesler AFB/Biloxi/Ocean Springs
  • June 14 - 22: USA SO National Summer GAmes in Princeton, NJ
  • July 9 -13: SO SE Regional Sailing Regatta in Bilox, MS (note date change from August)
  • September 25: EKS Day, (Eunice Kennedy Shriver)
  • October 17 - 19: SOMS State Fall Games, Camp Shelby Training Site, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • November 21 - 22: SOMS State Equestrian Competition, Brandon, Mississippi (tentative)


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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

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Special Olympics MS Volunteers

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