FARGO — The city of Fargo will serve as host of the three-day tournament for Special Olympics North Dakota (SOND) State Summer Games held Thursday, June 6, through Saturday, June 8. Competitions include more than 670 athletes across North Dakota from children to adults with intellectual disabilities. All competition events are free and open to the public.
Participants will compete in the state competitions for track and field, bocce ball, flag football, powerlifting, swimming and volleyball. Additional special events for participants include an opening ceremony and parade of athletes, award ceremonies, healthy athlete screenings, Olympic town activities, and athlete victory dance. The tournament will be held at several locations throughout Fargo including the Fargo Civic Center, Bennett Elementary School, Fargo Davies High School, Fargo South High School and Shanley High School.
Athletes come from 13 communities across North Dakota, including: Belcourt, Bismarck, Bottineau, Dickinson, Fargo, Grafton, Grand Forks, Jamestown, Mandan, Minot, Standing Rock, Valley City and Wahpeton. For more information, visit https://specialolympicsnd.org/.