More than 1,500 Special Olympics athletes will represent Washington hometowns ranging from Bellingham to Vancouver and Seattle to Spokane at the 2017 Special Olympics Washington Winter Games in Wenatchee, March 3 - March 5
Opening Ceremonies will be held at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee on Friday, March 3 beginning at 8 p.m. All events are FREE to the general public.
Athletes from across the state will converge on Wenatchee, Mission Ridge Ski Resort and Leavenworth to compete in six sports during the three-day event: Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Figure Skating, Snowboarding and Basketball. The 1,500 athletes will be supported by nearly 300 coaches and 700 volunteers.
Friday, March 3 12:00 p.m. Check in at course 12:15 p.m. Head Coaches Meeting 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Qualifying Event
Saturday, March 4
9:00 a.m. Volunteer Check-in and Orientation 9:00 a.m. Coaches Meeting 9:15 a.m. Opening Ceremony 9:20 a.m. 3 Kilometer Race and 3 Kilometer Unified Race 10:30 a.m. 500 Meter Race 11:30 a.m. 100 Meter Race 11:45 a.m. 10 Meter Race 12:00 p.m. 300 Meter Race 1:00 p.m. 1 Kilometer Race and 1 Kilometer Unified Race 2:00 p.m. 50 Meter Race 2:30 p.m. 5 Kilometer Race and 5 Kilometer Unified Race
No official break for lunch. Awards after last race
Sunday, March 5 8:30 a.m. Volunteer Check-in and Orientation 9:00 a.m. 10 Kilometer Race 10:00 a.m. 4X 1 Kilometer Relay Race
No official break for lunch. Awards and Closing of Competition after last race
When & Where
Fri, 03/03/2017 - 12:00pm to Sun, 03/05/2017 - 12:00pm