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Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version football coaches from seven countries in the Asia Pacific region will gather in Singapore for the Unified Sports "Train the Trainer" course. The course offers a structured approach to coaching and competition pathways which helps Special Olympics athletes and Special Olympics unified partners to be teammates on the field and friends off the field. For more informationSimon KohEmail:skoh@specialolympics.orgView More National Community Leadership Institute70 South Buona Vista Road Singapore 118176Singapore, SingaporeSINGAPORE March 07, 2014 Special Olympics Vermont School Unified Snowshoeing The first event of the new year for Special Olympics Vermont's school programs! The School Unified Snowshoe event kicks off the 2014 Winter Games as athletes and unified partners from across Vermont will come to Suicide Six in Pomfret, VT to compete, while using snowshoe relays to promote our schools communities of acceptance and inclusion where all young people are agents of change. The relays the athletes and partners will be competing in are: 2x25M, 2x50M, 2x100M, 2x200M, 4x100MFor more informationMore DetailsChristopher LangevinEmail:clangevin@vtso.orgPhone:802-863-5222 x104View More Suicide Six Ski Area247 Stage RdPomfret, VermontUNITED STATES March 08, 2014 UNC vs. Duke Unified Sports Basketball Game Unified Sports Basketball teams from UNC and Duke will square off in an exciting game before the larger basketball game between the two schools! The teams will combine students from UNC and Duke as well as local Special Olympics Athletes from Durham and Chapel Hill.For more informationView More Duke UniversityDurham, North CarolinaUNITED STATES March 15, 2014 State Unified Basketball Finals - Michigan Join us for the 2014 Special Olympics Michigan State Unified Basketball Finals on the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Approximately 450 athletes and an additional 125 coaches and chaperones will make their way to the WMU Student Recreation Center for a day of great competition.For more informationMore DetailsAaron MillsEmail:aaron.mills@somi.orgPhone:(989) 774-4393View More Western Michigan University Student Recreation CenterKalamazoo, MichiganUNITED STATES April 05, 2014 Alabama vs Auburn Unified Sports Flag Football "Iron Bowl 2" Thought the first Iron Bowl was exciting? Wait until you see this! The Unified Sports flag football teams from the University of Alabama and Auburn University will square off in a spirited game of unified flag football to build school pride and inclusion (regardless of what team you cheer for).For more informationView More Auburn UniversityAuburn, AlabamaUNITED STATES May 02, 2014 2014 Unified Outdoor Bocce State High School Invitational Unified Sports® provides a means which brings together students with and without disabilities in a fulfilling inclusion experience. Unified Sports® teams are composed of a proportional number of students with intellectual disabilities, other types of disabilities, and students without disabilities who train and compete together on the same team. This event is scheduled for Friday, May 2, 2014. Schedule: 10:00 AM Schools Arrive; 10:45 AM Opening Ceremony; 11:00 AM Competition; 2:00 PM Awards; 6:00 PM Departure To register to volunteer, please visit: http://www.somd.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/For more informationMore DetailsMelissa KellyEmail:mkelly@somd.orgPhone:410-242-1515 ext 142View More Washington College300 Washington AveChestertwon, MarylandUNITED STATES Jun 13 - 15 2014 Open Water Swimming Coaches Training Special Olympics Netherlands is organizing a Coaches Train the Trainer workshop on Open Water Swimming and hosting a Unified Open Water Swimming competition for 50 athletes on June 13-15 in Heerenveen/Sneek, Holland. For more informationMore DetailsNatascha BruersEmail:n.bruers@specialolympics.nlPhone:+31 30 659 7349View More Heerenveen/SneekThe Netherlands, HollandNETHERLANDS Oct 10 - 12 2014 Special Olympics Bangladesh National Games Special Olympics Bangladesh’s National Games will welcome an estimated 800 athletes and 100 Unified Sports® partners across Bangladesh. Ten sports will be played: athletics, badminton, basketball, bocce, cricket, football, handball, swimming, table tennis and volleyball. The three day event will be held across different venues: Bangabandhu National Stadium, Army Stadium, National Indoor Stadium & Swimming pool and the Bangladesh Sports Education Institute (BKSP). For more informationFaruqul IslamEmail:sobangla@gmail.comPhone:+880 1819 259844View More Bangabandhu National Stadium & other venuesDhakaBANGLADESH Oct 29 - Nov 10 2014 Special Olympics Unified Football Cup Modeled after the FIFA World Cup, the biggest single-event sporting competition in the world, the Special Olympics Unified Football Cup will bring together qualifying Unified Sports football (soccer) teams from 25 countries representing each of the Special Olympics seven regions to compete and showcase as never before, the bravery, ability and joy of Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners worldwide. Countries that rose to the top during qualifying events and are participating in the Unified Football Cup include: Ivory Coast, South Africa, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Korea, France, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica and the United States of America.For more informationView More MALAYSIA Nov 23 - 24 2014 The Holiday Classic Hawaii Over 1,000 Athletes and Coaches from throughout the state will participate in our Holiday Classic at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and MCBH, Kaneohe Bay. Athletes train from September - November and compete in Area and Regional competitions in October and November in preparation for the Holiday Classic. The Holiday Classic includes a multi-division 2 day Basketball tournament, Singles and Unified® Team Bowling competitions, and traditional and Unified® Doubles Bocce tournaments. The Holiday Classic marks the end of the Fall season. For more informationMore DetailsView More Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and MCBHKaneohe Bay, HawaiiUNITED STATES

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