East Region Sports

East Region Sports

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Region Contacts: 

Grant Opland: East Region Senior Manager of Competition and Operations

Tim Toon: East Region Program Manager


General Resources:

Athlete Registration 
Unified Partner Registration
NEW Incident Report Form 2020
Special Olympics Washington Healthy Food and Beverage Toolkit

Return-to-Activities Resources:

Return to Activities webpage information on COVID / Season information / Credential requirements / forms
2022 Spring RTA Guide – updated COVID related protocol 

Email: Rta@sowa.org

Athlete Hotline: (206) 578-3335


Special Olympics Washington is excited to announce the continuation of in-person training and competition this Spring Season! 2022 Spring Season Announcement

     SEASON: March 7th – June 19th

Sports Offered:   Swimming / Athletics / Soccer / Powerlifting / Cycling
These sports will conclude with a modified in-person competition across the state pending local and
state health regulations:


May 7th (EWU):  Swimming Results by Division
May 7th (EWU):  Athletics Results by Division
May 15th (Yakima) – SOCCER:  Unified bracket   Individual Skills   Group D bracket   Group C bracket   Group B bracket   Group A bracket



 * May 7th:  EAST REGION (Overview Sheet – Athletics / Overview Sheet – Swimming) Regional @ EWU in Cheney 
 * May 15th (date change):  EAST REGION (Overview Sheet – Soccer) Regional @ Sozo Sports Complex in Yakima                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
 * June 17th — June 19th: SPRING STATE GAMES @ Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma


2022 Spring Season Registration Packet: Contains Sport Rules……..and more!
2022 Spring Season REGISTRATION PORTAL – Use to submit roster and answer required questions
Final Registration Roster Guide  – written instructions on how complete FINAL REGISTRATION ROSTER form
You Tube tutorial – visual training on how to complete FINAL REGISTRATION ROSTER form
EAST REGION Final Registration Training – recorded April 5 training covers registration and season information


Soccer- Skills Assessment for Individuals – used to determine individual skill level of each team member
Soccer – Team Entry and Rating Summary Form – scores inserted from Skills Assessment to determine team score
Soccer – Individual Skills Competition Score Sheet – used to determine individual skills qualifying score
Individual Sports Entry Worksheet – used during practice to record times/distances/weights for qualifying scores


2022 Summer Season (June 20th – August 21st)

2022 Summer Season Announcement
Sports Offered:   Bocce / Golf / Softball / Tennis




                                                  Coach Award: 2021 East Region Coach of the Year                                                                                                                                          Pam Schmidt                                                                                           Basin Area (Othello)

                                                   Coach Award: 2021 North America Rising Star                                                                                                                                                      Emma Haug                                                                                            Southeast Area (Whitman County)

                         Area Leadership Award: 2021 Washington State Most Impactful ALT Member                                                                                          Bobbi Jo Anger-Locke                                                                        Northeast Area (Area Administrator)



Click on this link:   ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: Riley Wilson – Northeast Ambassadors 
2022 USA Games Athlete – CRAIG LOCKARD from Walla Walla