SPECIAL OLYMPICS OHIO TO HOST STATE FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT IN CANTON NEXT WEEKEND
WHAT – The 2022 Special Olympics Ohio State Flag Football Tournament
WHO – Athletes, partners and coaches from 16 local Special Olympics organizations will participate. These include: Belmont County, Columbus City Schools, Fayette County, Hamilton County, Hilliard Special Olympics, Logan County, Lucas County, Marion County, Portage-Kent, Stark DD, Summit ATC, Tuscarawas County Special Olympics, Union County, Westerville Special Olympics, Wood County, and Woodridge High School.
WHEN – Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies; Competitions begin at 9:00 a.m.
WHERE – ForeverLawn Sports Complex at Hall of Fame Village (2333 17th St NW Canton, OH 44708)
WHY – On Saturday, November 12th, Special Olympics Ohio will host the State Flag Football Tournament at ForeverLawn Sports Complex at Hall of Fame Village in Canton.
The State Flag Football Tournament is one of four competitions spread across Ohio that make up the 2022 Fall Games. Over 300 athletes with intellectual disabilities will compete in flag football games over the weekend. The athletes of Special Olympics Ohio are excited for the competition. This is the second year that Special Olympics Ohio has partnered with ForeverLawn Sports Complex at Hall of Fame Village to host this event, and both organizations are looking forward to celebrating our athletes again! Special thanks to our Fall Games sponsors for making this happen: The American Legion – Department of Ohio, NJM Insurance Group, Dynegy, and Morgan Stanley. Spectators are welcome to attend. Reach out to Chad Highland at firstname.lastname@example.org or (614)395- 2815 for more information.
About Special Olympics Ohio
Special Olympics Ohio is part of the global inclusion movement using sport, health, education, and leadership programs to empower people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Ohio provides year-round sports training and competition in 19 different sports for 20,000 children and adults, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community. For more information go to SOOH.org. You can follow SOOH on our social media platforms:
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