Special Olympics Vermont athletes from around the state will compete in basketball and bocce at the 2017 Summer Games.
Preliminary competition kicks off on Saturday morning at the University of Vermont Patrick Gym (basketball) and Virtue Field (bocce). Healthy Athletes screenings and Olympic Town activities will be available to athletes throughout the day. The Opening Ceremony event will begin at 5pm in Patrick Gym, followed by the Torch Lighting, BBQ dinner, and the dance. Competition will resume on Sunday morning followed by awards.
Opening Ceremony Program
The Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Special Olympics Vermont Summer Games is presented by TD Bank. Guest presenters will include:
Darren Perron: Anchor and award-wining reported and Executive Producer at WCAX-Channel 3 News. Learn more.
Amanda Pelkey: Montpelier native, member of the US Women's National Team, and helped the Boston Pride become the first team to win the Isobel Cup in the inaugural season of the Women's National Hockey League in 2015-2016. Learn more.