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Summer Games

SO Indiana State Office Contact

Scott Mingle
Director of Sports & Competition

To Register or For More Information
Please contact your local County Coordinator.

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2022 Summer Games

June 17-19 • Indiana State University and Rose Hulman Institute of Technology

 

Our largest annual competition, the Indiana Summer Games bring together nearly 3,000 athletes and Unified partners from across the state to compete in a variety of Olympic-type sports, including bocce, bowling, cycling, horseshoes, powerlifting, swimming, track and field, and volleyball. 

This spectacular event made possible by the generous contributions of our more than 1,500 event volunteers, sponsors and donors. Thousands of coaches, chaperones and spectators also take part in the Games, making this event a celebration of the spirit of Special Olympics.

Highlights

Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies will take place from 7:30-10 p.m. at Indiana State’s newly renovated Hulman Center. The event promises to be an incredible experience as athletes, families, coaches, partners, volunteers and the community return to an in-person celebration to kick off the weekend.

Parade of Athletes

The Parade of Athletes will enter the south entrance of the Hulman Center from Cherry Street. Delegates will enter on the concourse level. Athletes in wheelchairs and their companions will be seated on this level.

Dance

The Victory Dance is back! From 8-10 p.m. Saturday, hit the dance floor in Olympic Town to celebrate your achievements throughout the weekend. It’s time to let loose and show your best moves.

Movie Night

Settle in with your popcorn and enjoy a feature film at 8 p.m Saturday at the Union Food Court. Refreshments will be served courtesy of McDonald’s, so please do not bring outside food.

Summer Games Schedule

Thursday, June 16
6-9 p.m. Delegation registration (Thursday arrivals and days only)
Friday, June 17
8:30 a.m.-noon Delegation registration (Friday Arrivals & Days Only)
8:30 a.m.-noon Team camp drop-off
8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Volunteer check-in
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Olympic Town and Souvenirs Kiosk presented by Duke Energy
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Souvenir Store (DeDe 1)
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Special Smiles screenings at CHHS Building
Noon-5:30 p.m. Competition: Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Powerlifting, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball
1-5:30 p.m. Competition: Swimming
7-7:15 p.m. Athletes arrival to Opening Ceremonies
7:30-10 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
Saturday, June 18
7 a.m.-4 p.m. Volunteer check-in
8 a.m.-noon Competition: Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Horseshoes, Powerlifting, Soccer,
Swimming, Track & Field, Volleyball
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Olympic Town and Souvenirs Kiosk presented by Duke Energy
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Souvenir Store (DeDe 1)
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Healthy Athletes screenings at CHHS Building
1-7 p.m. Competition: Bocce, Bowling, Cycling, Horseshoes, Powerlifting, Soccer, Track and Field, Volleyball
8-10 p.m. Victory dance in Olympic Town
8-10:15 p.m. Movie night featuring: The Peanut Butter Falcon
Sunday, June 19

7:30-9:30 a.m.

Volunteer Check-in

8-8:30 a.m.

Athlete Input Council in Olympic Town

8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Competition: Bocce, Bowling, Swimming, Powerlifting, Track & Field, Volleyball

9 a.m.-noon       

Olympic Town and Souvenirs Kiosk presented by Duke Energy

9 a.m.-noon

Souvenir Store (DeDe 1)

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