Area 2

Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard & Lake of the Woods counties

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Area 1-6 Snowshoeing

February 28 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Area 1-6 Snowshoeing Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: December 20, 2019Registration closes: February 13, 2020Errors and exceptions due: February 20, 2020 Tentative schedule 9:30-10 a.m. – Delegation registration (inside of the Civic Center Upper lobby)10 a.m. – Coaches meeting (at registration table)10:15 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies (outside at track if weather permits)10:30 a.m. – Competition begins11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. – Lunch (served inside of the Civic Center Upper lobby)Awards awards – At conclusion of competition. Available in packets for…

Area 1/2 Unified Basketball

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Area 1/2 Unified Basketball Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: January 15, 2020Registration closes: March 11, 2020Errors and exceptions due: March 18, 2020 Tentative schedule 9 a.m. – Registration (Rec Center lobby)9:30 a.m. – Referee meeting (courtside)9:45 a.m. – Coaches meeting (courtside)10 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies10:15 a.m. – Competition begins for Full Court and Individual Skills12 p.m. – LunchAwards will follow the competition. Basketball is popular among Special Olympics athletes and is one of the most popular sports at…

Area 2 Swimming

April 17 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Area 2 Swimming Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: February 15, 2020Registration closes: April 2, 2020Errors and exceptions due: April 9, 2020 Tentative schedule 8:30 a.m – Delegation check in and registration; warm up in the pool. Lifeguard must be present.8:45 a.m. – Coaches Meeting (location TBD)9 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies (pool deck)9:30 a.m. – Competition beginsLunch and awards follow competition. Because of the wide array of events offered, swimming is appropriate for a range of ages and ability…

Area 2 Track & Field

May 7 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Area 2 Track & Field Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: February 15, 2020Registration closes: April 22, 2020Errors and exceptions due: April 29, 2020 Tentative schedule 8:30-9:30 am – Delegation registration9 a.m. – Coaches Meeting (location TBD)9:15 a.m. – Staging for Opening Ceremonies9:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies10 a.m. – Competition begins12-2 p.m. – Lunch will be servedAwards will be presented after each event Special Olympics Minnesota offers many track and field events, including the hurdle events, marathon, high jump,…

Area 2/3 Flag Football

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Area 2/3 Flag Football Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: January 15, 2020Registration closes: September 13, 2020Errors and exceptions due: September 20, 2020 Tentative schedule 9:30 a.m. – Delegation registration10 a.m. – Coaches meeting & officials meeting10:15 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies10:30 a.m. – Competition begins11:30 p.m. – Individual SkillsLunch and awards will take place at the conclusion of all divisions Flag football is offered as a Unified Sport, which means individuals with and without disabilities play on the same…

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Volunteer opportunities

Area Sports Management Team
Volunteer to help run competitions in your area! Management volunteers are needed to organize, set up and run events in the Bemidji area. No experience is necessary; training is available. Events include track and field, bowling, swimming and basketball. We’re also looking for volunteers to fill the Area Management Team roles of Sports Coordinator, Administrative Coordinator and Financial Coordinator.

Local Delegation Volunteers
Coaches and local delegation management volunteers are always needed to help run local teams. Training is available.

Special Olympics Minnesota Bemidji Delegation
The Bemidji Delegation is looking for volunteers to help with the program. We are always looking for new coaches and/or individuals to be part of the Local Sports Management Team. The Local Sports Management team meets once a month to discuss the planning and organization detail for the team. Current open volunteer positions for the Bemidji Special Olympics Delegation are: Public Relations Chair and Coaches.

CONTACT

Dani Druse
Program Associate – Areas 1, 2 & 3
[email protected]
763.270.7193