CASPER — Nearly 900 Special Olympics Wyoming athletes, Unified Sports partners, coaches, friends, family and volunteers will travel to Casper to attend the Wyoming Fall Tournament from Oct. 9-11.
Athletes will compete in tennis, soccer, cycling, bocce and bowling over the course of three days throughout the Casper area. Everyone is invited and encouraged, at no cost, to attend any competition to support and cheer on Special Olympics Wyoming athletes.
Athletes competing in this year’s tournament will come from Cody, Lander, Powell, Riverton, Thermopolis, Worland, Bridger Valley, Evanston, Jackson, Cheyenne, Torrington, Laramie, Lincoln County, Rock Springs, Sheridan, Newcastle, Buffalo, Gillette, Casper, Douglas and Wheatland.
The opening ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Natrona County High School gymnasium. Competitions begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sunrise Lanes. Events will be hosted at the North Casper Soccer fields for soccer and bocce, Sunrise and El Marko bowling alleys, Washington Park for tennis and the Edness Kimball Park for cycling. A full schedule can be found at www.specialolympicswy.org.
“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt,” is the Special Olympics Athlete Oath.