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

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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

Email: Rta@sowa.org

Athlete Hotline: (206) 578-3335

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2022 Summer Season 

Special Olympics Washington is excited to announce the continuation of in-person training and competition this Summer Season! These sports will conclude with a modified in-person competition across the state pending local and state health regulations.

REGIONAL COMPETITION RESULTS:

SOFTBALL:  Group A / Group B / T-Ball / Individual Skills
BOCCE:  Singles and Double
GOLF:  coming

Summer Sports Offerings:

Click on each sport BELOW for RULES:
Softball – Local & Regional
Golf – Local & Regional
Bocce – Local & Regional
Tennis – Local
Stand Up Paddle Boarding – Local

Regional Competitions:

East Regional Softball / Bocce Competition — August 7 @ Pasco 6 in Tri Cities                                                                  East Regional Golf Competition — August 14 @ Esmeralda Golf Course in Spokane

Local Events:

July 23 – Fire & Cop on Top fundraiser (Walla Walla)                                                                                                                                July 30 – Bocce Event (Hosted by Whitman County)                                                                                                                        August 6 – “Swing for the Gold” golf tournament fundraiser (Clarkston)                                                                              August 20 – Jamboree (Hosted by Twin Rivers)                                                                                                                                August 22 – BBQ (Arc of Tri Cities)                                                                                                                                                          August 27 – “Tee It Up for Inclusion” golf tournament fundraiser (Spokane)      

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2022 Fall Season                                                                                                                                          

Special Olympics Washington is excited to announce the continuation of in-person training and competition this Summer Season! These sports will conclude with a modified in-person competition across the state pending local and state health regulations.

Fall Sports Offerings:

Click on each sport BELOW for RULES:
Flag Football
Volleyball
Bowling
Artistic Gymnastics

Season Timeline:

August 22 – Start of Fall Season                                                                                                                                                          November 18-20 — FALL STATE GAMES (Tri Cities)                                                                                                                        Coming — Registration Deadlines

Fall Season Resources:

Fall  Season Registration Portal (use this link to register and upload forms) — COMING
Final Registration Fall  22 Roster Guide for Programs (steps to completing FINAL REGISTRATION form)
Fall Season Registration Packet (packet contains links / forms / valuable information) — COMING

SPORTS RELATED Qualifying (BSAT) Scores Assessment Tools: 

Volleyball:
BSAT for Volleyball (Transfer scores to FINAL REG roster form)
Flag Football:
BSAT for Flag Football (Transfer scores to FINAL REG roster form)

Coaches Meetings:

Bowling – coming               Volleyball – coming             Gymnastics – coming           Flag Football – coming

Regional Competitions:

COMING

Local Events:

COMING

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EAST REGION COACHES and LEADERSHIP recognition

                                                  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)

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EAST REGION ATHLETE highlights

ATHLETE SPOTLIGHT: RILEY WILSON – Northeast Ambassadors 
2022 USA Games Athlete – CRAIG LOCKARD from Walla Walla 
                                     2022 USA Games Athletes – ALICE NESS and ISAAC LUNDERVILLE from Moses Lake
                                                    2022 USA Games Athlete – GRACE VAN WELL from Wenatchee