Nearly 1,000 student athletes from 18 school districts will compete in the Special Olympics’ Monroe County Public School Athletic Conference Spring Track and Field Games on Thursday, June 8.
The games will be held on the Brockport Central School District and College at Brockport campuses.
Participating districts and schools include Batavia, Brighton, Brockport, Churchville-Chili, East Irondequoit, Fairport, Gates Chili, Greece, Hilton, Monroe #1 BOCES, Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES, Pittsford, Rush Henrietta, School of the Holy Childhood, Spencerport, West Irondequoit, Webster and Wheatland Chili.
Opening Ceremonies kick off at 9:30 a.m. at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium on the college campus (football stadium). The opening ceremonies will feature the parade of athletes, torch run and singing of the National Anthem.
Competition is scheduled to begin at 10:10 a.m. and conclude by 1 p.m.
The public is invited to attend the opening ceremonies and games to cheer on the athletes.
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Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, everyday around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face. Special Olympics is providing opportunities for more than 4.7 million athletes in 169 countries.