The Special Olypmics North Dakota Annual Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction was held on Saturday, 16 November 2013 at the Ramada Plaza and Suites in Fargo, ND. This year’s winners, pictured above are (in presentation order):
Female Athlete - Jan Moser, Mandan
Male Athlete - Andy Erickson, Fargo
Youth Volunteer - Kyle Rasmusson, Grand Forks
Coach - Janell Hanson, Jamestown
Area Volunteer - Laura Lake, Fargo
State Volunteer - Janet Wing, Minot
Area Organization - Dakota Rubber Stamp, Dickinson
State Organization - Edgewood Management Group
Family - Dub Family, Grand Forks
Outstanding School - Davies High School, Fargo
Continuous Service - Katrinka Griffin, Wahpeton
Ryan Kilwein, Dickinson
Richard Schwingler, Bismarck
Flame of Hope Award - Jenny Lammers, Grand Forks
Daryl Bjelde Memorial - Dave Schultheis, Grand Forks
Roger Kerns Character Award - Mistie Creech, Fargo
Hall of Fame - Ray Carlson, BismarckMary Simonson, Valley City
State Bowling Tournament
November 2-3, 2013
Special Olympics North Dakota held its State Bowling Tournament in Bismarck/Mandan on November 2nd & 3rd. More than 600 Special Olympics athletes from thirteen communities competed in singles competition during the two day event.
To view the bowling results click here.
The 2014 USA Games will be held in Princeton, New Jersey, June 14-21.
The 2014 USA Games will feature an estimated 3,500 athletes competing in 14 Olympic-style sports, with the support of 1,000 coaches and 10,000 volunteers. Sports include aquatics, athletics, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, flag football, golf, gymnastics, power lifting, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.
Non-competitive special events will include the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® and Opening Ceremony that will symbolize the start of the competition. Additional events throughout the Games include Healthy Athletes screenings and a Young Athlete Festival. Youth and education events will also be held in conjunction with the Games.
For more information, please check out the SOND 2014 USA National Games webpage .
Thank You to our friends at Flint Communications for putting together the Ignite the Movement video of our athletes in action!
This and other Special Olympics North Dakota videos can be viewed at the Special Olympics North Dakota YouTube Channel, check it out, click the YouTube logo to the left or click HERE!
Special Olympics North Dakota is expanding it’s staff! We are accepting applications for a full time Director of Development. If you are interested in this position, please click here to view the position announcements and requirements for the positions.
10-11 January - State Winter Games, Valley City, ND
7-8 March - State Basketball Tournament, Minot, ND
30-31 May - State Summer Games, Fargo, ND
Click the link below to open the full Training and Competition Schedule.
Nov 26, 2013 -
2013 Award Winners and Hall of Fame Inductees
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Special Olympics North Dakota Job Openings
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Sep 5, 2013 -
2014 National Games Raffle
The Special Olympics North Dakota 2014 National Games Raffle will be held August 1-31, 2013. Winners will be listed here along with the business that sponsored that day's prize. Date Winner...
Sep 3, 2013 -
Aug 2013 Newsletter
Click Here for the August 2013 Special Report
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