Area 10

Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha & Winona counties

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Area 7/9/10/12 Poly Hockey

January 25

Download schedule (PDF) Deadlines Registration opens: October 21, 2019Registration closes: January 12, 2020Errors and exceptions due: January 19, 2020 Tentative schedule 8 a.m. — Delegation check in8:45 a.m. — Opening Ceremonies9 a.m. — First game11 a.m.-1 p.m. — LunchOngoing — Awards as divisions finish

Area 9/10 Basketball

April 19

Deadlines Registration closes: April 5, 2020Errors and exceptions due: April 12, 2020

Area 10 Track & Field

May 2

Deadlines Registration closes: April 19, 2020Errors and exceptions due: April 26, 2020

Area 10 Swimming

May 17

Deadlines Registration closes: May 3, 2020Errors and exceptions due: May 10, 2020

Area 9/10 Bocce

August 1

Shattuck-St. Mary's Sports Dome is located north of the main campus on Shumway Avenue. Deadlines Registration closes: July 19, 2020Errors and exceptions due: July 26, 2020

Area 9/10 Softball

August 15

Deadlines Registration closes: August 1, 2020Errors and exceptions due: August 8, 2020

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Volunteer opportunities

Looking to get involved in your community? A great way to do so would be to fill a local Special Olympics Minnesota volunteer position. Special Olympics Minnesota provides sports training and competition opportunities to individuals of all ages with intellectual disabilities. Working with these athletes will truly change your life! We are looking for a three-year commitment. There is no experience necessary, training is provided. All volunteers will be asked to understand and promote the mission, goals and philosophies of Special Olympics Minnesota. There are currently nine positions open in this area, some of which include:

Administrative Coordinator
Provides leadership, support and management for the local Area Sports Management Team (ASMT) which; supports a quality sports training, education and competition. Also oversees the Fundraising Chair, Finance Chair, Public Relations Chair, Data Management Chair, and Special Events Chair.

Competition Chair
Plans, organizes, conducts and evaluates sport-specific area competitions in accordance with Special Olympics Minnesota competition management guidelines and sports rules. Also oversees sport-specific competition committees.

Volunteer Chair
Acts as a key contact for recruiting volunteers for Area local competitions and places volunteers with local teams. Work’s closely with the Area Management Team in training new volunteers.

Medical Chair
Acts as a key contact person for implementing athlete safety at Area Events.

Coach & Athlete Advocate
Represent coaches and athletes on Area Management Team. Conduct and report results of athlete and coach opinion surveys as needed. Understand and promote Special Olympics Minnesota Coaches Certification Program. Participate and provide expertise and leadership at training schools. Identify, mentor and advocate on behalf of Global Messengers Program. Identify athletes to participate in Athlete Leadership Programs.

Education Chair
This person is the key contact for the Area’s coaches certification program with collaboration with the Area Management Team. This person will help organize facilities within the Area to hold coaches training’s given by Special Olympics Minnesota.

Public Relations Chair
This person is the key contact person for the Area’s public relations plan. This person will work with local media in both print and broadcast to raise awareness of Special Olympics within the Area.

CONTACT

Zak Armstrong
Program Manager – Areas 9 & 10
[email protected]
763.270.7173