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Special Olympics Delaware has been changing the lives of Delawareans since 1971. Through sports training and competition in 19 sports, more than 4,300 athletes with intellectual disabilities have proven that, given the chance, no disability is too great to overcome.

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2022 Fall Sports Festival

2022 Fall Sports Festival: Back at St. Andrew’s and Ready to Compete! This annual four-sport event will be taking place on Saturday, November 5, 2022. Join our athletes as they compete in Long Distance Running, Soccer, Flag Football, Bocce, and a Young Athletes Experience. The games committee, in conjunction with Chase employees, spends months planning…

Meet Delaware’s Final Leg Torch-Runner

Final-Leg RunnerLt. James Diana – Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement.   Since 1995, Jim Diana has devoted much of his involvement as a Special Olympics volunteer participating in the Torch Run. So, it comes as no surprise that that’s exactly how he is spending his time in Orlando this week as part of the…


Meet Team Delaware’s Youth Leadership Team

MentorNate Threatts, SODE Manager of Unified Champion Schools (Dover) AthletesAmmar McNair (Camden-Wyoming), Alex Failing (Dover) For the past nine months, 27 of the 29 members of Team Delaware have been hard at work training in preparation to compete at the USA Games. For the other two members of the delegation, their hard work starts at…

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Meet Team Delaware’s Track & Field Team

Head CoachRob Bailey (Millsboro) Assistant CoachKylie Lavelle (Wilmington) AthletesJillian Mathews (Felton), Deshawn Scye (Laurel), Christi Theron (Wilmington), Steven Turner (Newark)Millville), Carl Williams (Newark) When the four athletes representing Team Delaware in the sport of track & field walk into the complex at the ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando they will become part of…


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