WHAT – The 2022 Special Olympics Ohio State Softball Tournament

WHO – Over 300 athletes, partners and coaches from 19 local Special Olympics organizations will participate.

WHEN – Saturday, September 10, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies on Field 8A; Competitions begin at 9:00 a.m. on Field 2, Field 7A, Field 8A & Field 8B

WHERE – Sports Force Parks (3115 Cleveland Rd. W, Sandusky, OH 44870)

WHY – This Saturday, September 10, Special Olympics Ohio will host the State Softball Tournament at Sports Force Parks in Sandusky. The State Softball Tournament is one of four competitions spread across Ohio that make up the 2022 Fall Games. Nearly 250 athletes with intellectual disabilities will compete in softball games and skills competitions 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 Sports Force Parks to host an event, 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. Also, each athlete will receive a Good Luck kit from Seeds of Caring. Spectators are welcome to attend. Reach out to Chad Highland at chighland@sooh.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 also follow SOOH on our social media platforms:


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