CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS!
The Special Olympics South Carolina Area 8 Regional Spring Games will be held at May River High School, 601 New Riverside Rd, Bluffton, SC. on Friday, April 5, 2019. The event will kick off with a brief Opening Ceremony at 10:00 A.M. at the high school track. More than 400 Special Olympics athletes of all ages from Bluffton, Hilton Head, Beaufort, Hardeeville, and Ridgeland will compete in track and field events.
Special Olympics sports offer many levels of competition for athletes with different abilities, allowing athletes to improve skills and gain experience. They will compete according to their capabilities in assisted walks, independent walks, runs, and ball throws throughout the event.
This is an annual event for our Area 8 athletes, and the fourth time it is being held in Bluffton. The event is free to the public, and spectators are welcome. We hope that you will come out and support our Special Olympians as they show their talents and enthusiasm!
Bluffton Rotarians along with family and friends will manage the softball / tennis ball throw. The duties will include acting as spotters, judges, award presenters and escorts for athletes to and from the track. Other needs may arise during the day. Friends and family members are always welcome!