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Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. Since the establishment of Special Olympics in 1968, the number of people with and without intellectual disabilities who are involved with the organization has been growing, but the unmet need to reach more people with intellectual disabilities is staggering.
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The Power of Sport.  For every Special Olympics athlete, there are many more waiting for their chance.   
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It’s at the local level--right here--where interested volunteers meet the athletes. That’s where the perceptions start to change and where the miracle of transformation takes place. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Those activities give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship.

Nebraska Contact Info

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9427 F Street
Omaha, NE, 68127

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+1 (402) 331-5545

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Sports Offered

Upcoming Events

  • sept. 15 - sept. 16
    World Largest Truck Convoy
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    ven. sept. 15 - sam. sept. 16, 2017
     
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    World Largest Truck Convoy

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    ven. sept. 15 - sam. sept. 16, 2017
     

    An army of truckers and law enforcement officers will escort the World’s Largest Truck Convoy to help raise money and awareness for Special Olympics. All funds raised from the event will benefit Nebraska Special Olympics Athletes.


    Contact information
    Venue(s)
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    Adams County Fairgrounds
    947 South Baltimore Ave
    Hastings, NE
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    Bosselman Travel Center
    3335 W Wood River Rd
    Grand Island, NE
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  • sept.
    17
    Flag Football Invitational
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    dim. sept. 17, 2017
    12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
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    Elkhorn
    NE
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    Flag Football Invitational

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    12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    East Region will host the 2017 Flag Football Invitational in Elkhorn, Nebraska

    Contact information

    • Dave Demyan
      Director of Sports and Competition
      ddemyan@sone.org
      402-331-5545 Ext 24
    Venue(s)
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    Mount Michael High School
    22520 Mount Michael Rd
    Elkhorn, NE
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  • oct.
    14
    Unified Bowling Nebraska (East)
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    sam. oct. 14, 2017
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
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    Omaha
    Nebraska
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    Unified Bowling Nebraska (East)

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    sam. oct. 14, 2017
    10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

    Join us on Saturday, October 14th at Maplewood Lanes in Omaha, Nebraska as athletes and their Unified partners compete in Unified Bowling competition.


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    Venue(s)
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    Maplewood Lanes
    3030 N 101st St
    Omaha, Nebraska
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