1500 champions will compete for the gold in in softball, tennis, aquatics, track and field, bocce, and bowling at the Special Olympics in Richmond this year.
The 2015 Summer Games Opening Ceremony and the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron will be held Friday June 12, 7:30-9 pm at the University of Richmond Robins Center (23B Boatwright Drive).
The Special Olympics promises an exciting opening event and their best one yet with 27 new high school partners to the program and hundreds of new volunteers. Champion Together school bring together athletes with and without disabilities with developing relationships and creating the first unified generation so, later in life, youth will be able to live, work and thrive alongside peers of all ability levels.
Volunteer to Cheer along with your family at the opening ceremony or at any of the Special Olympic Games by registering on the website.