For many Special Olympics Nebraska athletes, Spring Games represents the culmination of a year’s worth of training and regional competition to qualify for the opportunity compete at the state level.
This weekend, over 1,200 Special Olympics Nebraska athletes will test their skills in bowling and basketball. Over 50 Special Olympics Nebraska teams will travel to Lincoln from as far as Scottsbluff and South Sioux City and every where in between. To pull off an event of this magnitude requires the help of over 350 volunteers.
Spring Games kicks off on Friday, April 1st with bowling at Sun Valley and Parkway Lanes. Basketball will take place all day Saturday, April 2nd at Lincoln Northeast High and Lincoln North Star High. The games will wrap up on Sunday, April 3rd with the final bowling competitions at both bowling centers.
The public is invited to come and cheer on our athletes as they compete in basketball on Saturday. Admission is free.
Event information and schedules are available here: http://www.sone.org/sports/events/spring-games-2016/