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Fall Sports Season

Fall Sports Season

Kentucky’s smallest and most unique events — the State Equestrian and Artistic Gymnastics Competitions — the program’s fastest-growing team sport — flag football — and our largest single sport event of the year — the State Bowling Tournament make up the busy 2016 Fall Sports season.

2016 Bowling Season

Area Tournaments Begin Oct. 15 The Special Olympics Kentucky Bowling season runs August through December.  In August, more than 1,500 Special Olympics Bowlers and Unified partners begin their bowling season as they bowl weekly in order to improve their bowling skills and to obtain an accurate average.  Any athlete who wishes to qualify for the …

Chew for a Cause

Chew for a Cause

Tayshaun Prince to Headline Farm-to-Table Dinner Benefiting Special Olympics Former UK and current NBA star Tayshaun Prince will be in Lexington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to headline a Kentucky Proud farm-to-table dinner to help raise funds for Special Olympics Kentucky. The dinner will be held at Fasig-Tipton Dining Hall with the VIP cocktail reception beginning at 6:00 …

Governor Beshear Holds Signing Ceremony for HB 178

Law Adds Tax Form Check Box for SOKY, Pediatric Cancer Research Saying “Let me tell you, if you’re into sports and helping people, Special Olympics is the organization for you,” Governor Steve Beshear held a signing ceremony for House Bill 178 today, surrounded by Special Olympics athletes and supporters and members of the General Assembly. The bill provides a …

SOKY, KHSAA Announce Partnership

Sports Organizations will cooperate on High School Unified Sports Opportunities The Kentucky High School Athletic Association and Special Olympics Kentucky announced a new partnership in a press conference at the KHSAA headquarters on Monday, Oct. 20, unveiling plans to develop Unified Sports opportunities in Kentucky for student-athletes with intellectual disabilities. For the last four years, …

Murray Pair Participates in National Youth Summit

Event Held as Part of 2014 USA Games By Madison Cohoon and Tori Cobb On Sunday, June 15, 2014 Tori Cobb, Brittany Abell, and me (Madison) started our journey at the 2014 USA National Summer Games Youth Summit in the state of New Jersey. We were very honored to be a part of this program and to …