Event Calendar

Jul
17
Tue
50th Anniversary Global Celebration @ Chicago, Illinois
Jul 17 – Jul 22 all-day

Come out for the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary Celebration in Chicago 17-21 July! Join us as we launch into the next 50 years of the Inclusion Revolution with a week of high-level sports competition at the Unified Cup, family-friendly fun at the Torch Run and Global Day of Inclusion festival, and a star-studded concert at Northerly Island.

Jul
19
Thu
Charity Golf Classic @ Prairie View Golf Club, Carmel
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Charity Golf Classic event on Thursday, July 9 at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel.  The event features a shotgun start at 11:30 am.

Jul
23
Mon
NFHS Leadership Conference @ Plainfield High School, Plainfield
Jul 23 – Jul 24 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is teaming up with the National Federation of High Schools to host the NFHS Leadership Conference at Plainfield High School in Plainfield on July 23 and 24.  Student athletes from across the nation will be attending the conference to learn about inclusion and leadership.  The event includes a Unified Sports Experience with Special Olympics athletes from around Indiana.

Aug
10
Fri
Board of Directors Meeting @ State Office, Indianapolis
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Aug
25
Sat
Plane Pull Challenge 2018 @ Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis
Aug 25 @ 7:30 am – 2:30 pm

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Plane Pull Challenge presented by FedEx Express on Saturday, August 25 at the Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis.  The Plane Pull Challenge is our largest single-day fundraiser and offers a unique opportunity for teams of up to 20 to work together and go head to head with a Boeing FedEx 757 jetliner in an exciting game of tug of war.

Sep
9
Sun
EKS Games 2018 (Weekend 1) @ Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis
Sep 9 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games (EKS Games) in September.  It is a multi-weekend event with seven Olympic-type sports state competitions taking place.

Weekend one takes place at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis on Sunday, September 9.  The state sport competitions include Corn Toss, Distance Run & Walk, Flag Football, and Volleyball.  Also, there will be a All Star Soccer Experience for youth.

The Equestrian state competition takes place on weekend two at Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex in Danville on September 14 and 15.

The final weekend of competition concludes with the state competitions for golf and softball on September 22.  The golf tournament is held at Hickory Stick Golf Club in Greenwood while the softball tournament occurs at Midwest Sports Complex in Indianapolis.

Sep
14
Fri
EKS Games 2018 (Weekend 2) @ Hendricks County 4H Fairground & Conference Complex
Sep 14 – Sep 15 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games (EKS Games) in September.  It is a multi-weekend event with seven Olympic-type sports state competitions taking place.

Weekend one takes place at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis on Sunday, September 9.  The state sport competitions include Corn Toss, Distance Run & Walk, Flag Football, and Volleyball.  Also, there will be a All Star Soccer Experience for youth.

The Equestrian state competition takes place on weekend two at Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex in Danville on September 14 and 15.

The final weekend of competition concludes with the state competitions for golf and softball on September 22.  The golf tournament is held at Hickory Stick Golf Club in Greenwood while the softball tournament occurs at Midwest Sports Complex in Indianapolis.

Sep
22
Sat
EKS Games 2018 (Weekend 3), Golf @ Hickory Stick Golf Club
Sep 22 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games (EKS Games) in September.  It is a multi-weekend event with seven Olympic-type sports state competitions taking place.

Weekend one takes place at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis on Sunday, September 9.  The state sport competitions include Corn Toss, Distance Run & Walk, Flag Football, and Volleyball.  Also, there will be a All Star Soccer Experience for youth.

The Equestrian state competition takes place on weekend two at Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex in Danville on September 14 and 15.

The final weekend of competition concludes with the state competitions for golf and softball on September 22.  The golf tournament is held at Hickory Stick Golf Club in Greenwood while the softball tournament occurs at Midwest Sports Complex in Indianapolis.

EKS Games 2018 (Weekend 3), Softball @ Midwest Sports Complex
Sep 22 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games (EKS Games) in September.  It is a multi-weekend event with seven Olympic-type sports state competitions taking place.

Weekend one takes place at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis on Sunday, September 9.  The state sport competitions include Corn Toss, Distance Run & Walk, Flag Football, and Volleyball.  Also, there will be a All Star Soccer Experience for youth.

The Equestrian state competition takes place on weekend two at Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex in Danville on September 14 and 15.

The final weekend of competition concludes with the state competitions for golf and softball on September 22.  The golf tournament is held at Hickory Stick Golf Club in Greenwood while the softball tournament occurs at Midwest Sports Complex in Indianapolis.

Sep
26
Wed
Breakfast with Champions, Fort Wayne @ Parkview Mirro Center
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2nd Annual Breakfast with Champions in Fort Wayne on Wednesday, September 26 at Parkview Mirro Center in Fort Wayne.  An inspirational and heartwarming event that highlights our mission and vision for the future.

Sep
29
Sat
Bocce Bash 2018 @ Grand Park
Sep 29 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting its newest fundraising event, Bocce Bash on Saturday, September 29 at Grand Park In Westfield.

Oct
6
Sat
Unified Bocce State Championship 2018 @ Carmel High School
Oct 6 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana and the Indiana High School Athletic Association are hosting the Unified Bocce State Championships on Saturday, October 6 at Carmel High School in Carmel.

Oct
13
Sat
ALPs University, Fall Semester 2018 @ Butler University
Oct 13 – Oct 14 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 ALPs University Fall Semester on Saturday, October 13 through Sunday, October 14 at Butler University.

Oct
14
Sun
Unified Rivalry Series 2018 @ Indiana University, Bloomington
Oct 14 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the Unified Rivalry Series football tournament on Sunday, October 14 at Indiana University in Bloomington.

Oct
15
Mon
County Bowling Tournament Week
Oct 15 – Oct 21 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana – County Programs will host individual County Bowling Tournaments the week of October 15.  Each competition can either be a qualifier or eliminator for the Area tournaments that take place in November.

Oct
27
Sat
State Conference 2018 @ Horizon Convention Center
Oct 27 all-day

The annual Special Olympics Indiana State Conference targets program leaders, volunteers, coaches and families. The State Conference exists to provide valuable training in Special Olympics sports and program management. The State Conference also features the annual Recognition Luncheon, held on Saturday evening. At the luncheon, the Spirit of Special Olympics state award winners will be recognized.  The annual Spirit of Special Olympics Awards Program honors the most outstanding Athlete, Family, Volunteer, Coach, and Law Enforcement Torch Run (L.E.T.R.) Officer in Indiana.

Nov
9
Fri
Board of Directors Meeting @ State Office, Indianapolis
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Nov
17
Sat
Strikes for Special Olympics @ Woodland Bowling Center
Nov 17 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 Strikes for Special Olympics event on Saturday, November 17 at Woodland Bowling Center in Indianapolis.

Dec
1
Sat
State Bowling Tournament 2018 @ Woodland Bowling Center and Western Bowling Center
Dec 1 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 State Bowling Tournament on Saturday, December 1 at Woodland Bowling Center (3421 E 96th Street, Indianapolis) and Western Bowling Center (6441 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis).  Competition includes assisted ramp and singles.

Dec
2
Sun
State Unified Bowling Tournament 2018 @ Western Bowling Center
Dec 2 all-day

Special Olympics Indiana is hosting the 2018 State Unified Bowling Tournament on Sunday, December 2 at Western Bowling Center in Indianapolis.  Competition includes Unified 4-person team.