Area 3

Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine & St. Louis counties

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CANCELED: Area 3 Trifecta (Basketball, Powerlifting & Swimming)

April 25 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Area 3 Trifecta Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: February 15, 2020Registration closes: April 12, 2020Errors and exceptions due: April 19, 2020 Tentative schedule Schedule is tentative based on athlete participation numbers 8:30-8:45 a.m. – Team registration/check in (cafeteria)8:45 a.m. – Line up for Opening Ceremonies for all sports (cafeteria)9 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies (gym)9:45 a.m. – Swimming coaches meeting/Scratch meeting (gym)10 a.m. – Basketball coaches meeting/Scratch meeting (gym)10:30 a.m. – Basketball: Full & Half Court competition begins (gym)10:30…

CANCELED: Area 3 Track & Field

May 16 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Area 3 Track & Field Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: February 15, 2020Registration closes: April 30, 2020Errors and exceptions due: May 7, 2020 Tentative Schedule 7:00 a.m. – 5K (5000M) Run8:30-9 a.m. – Delegation registration (outside at track if weather permits)9 a.m. – Coaches meeting (outside at track if weather permits)9:15 a.m. – Staging for Opening Ceremonies9:30 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies10 a.m. – Competition begins10-1:00 p.m. – Field events (cafeteria style)11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. – Lunch (served inside at…

CANCELED: Area 3 Gymnastics

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Area 3 Gymnastics Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: January 15, 2020Registration closes: April 30, 2020Errors and exceptions due: May 7, 2020 Tentative schedule All times are subject to change based upon number of participants. Rhythmic schedule9 a.m. - Delegation registration & warm ups9:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies9:45 a.m. - Competition begins11:30 a.m. - Awards & lunch Artistic schedule11:15 a.m. - Delegation registration & warm ups11:45 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies12 p.m. - Competition begins2 p.m. - Awards & lunch…

Area 3 Tennis

July 14 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Area 3 Tennis Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: January 15, 2020Registration closes: June 29, 2020Errors and exceptions due: July 6, 2020 Tentative schedule 3:30-4 p.m. - Delegation registration4 p.m. - Coaches meeting (location TBD)4:15 p.m. - Opening Ceremonies4:30 p.m. - Competition begins:• Individual Skills• Singles• Unified Doubles• Doubles6:30 p.m. - Meals & awards presented after competition. Special Olympics Minnesota tennis gives athletes the opportunity to learn and perform a variety of skills that can be played throughout life.…

Area 2/3 Golf

July 28 @ 7:45 am - 1:00 pm

Area 2/3 Golf Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: January 15, 2020Registration closes: July 13, 2020Errors and exceptions due: July 20, 2020 Tentative schedule 7:45 a.m. - Delegation & volunteer registration8:15 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies8:30 a.m. - 9-Hole/3-Hole competitions begin9:30 a.m. - Individual Skills competition begins12 p.m. - Lunch and awards The Special Olympics Minnesota golf program is centered on two educational phases designed to encompass all skill levels: learning to swing a golf club and learning to play…

Area 3 Equestrian

August 2 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Area 3 Equestrian Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: May 15, 2020Registration closes: July 19, 2020Errors and exceptions due: July 26, 2020 Tentative schedule 9:30 a.m - Delegation registration10 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies10:30 a.m. - Competition beginsAwards will be presented at the conclusion of the event. Special Olympics Minnesota athletes who compete in the equestrian events learn to develop sports skills and gain the self-confidence to direct and control a horse. Athletes are able to compete in a variety…

Area 2/3 Softball

August 8 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Area 2/3 Softball Facts at a Glance Deadlines Registration opens: February 15, 2020Registration closes: July 26, 2020Errors and exceptions due: August 2, 2020 Tentative schedule 8:30-9 a.m. – Delegation registration9:15 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies9:30 a.m. – Competition beginsLunch and awards will be presented following the competition Special Olympics Minnesota softball is an exciting team sport. Athletes can participate in individual skills, coach pitch, traditional slow-pitch or Unified softball. Unified Sports is a program that assigns Special Olympics athletes and athletes…

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

Financial Coordinator
Area 3 is looking for a responsible individual to oversee the finances for this area. The duties of this position are to develop, implement and monitor the area budget along with the Area Sports Coordinator.

Coaches
Many of our local delegations are in need of volunteers as coaches.

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

Duluth and Itasca Special Olympics Delegations
The Duluth and Itasca Area Special Olympics Delegations are looking for volunteers to help with the programs. 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.

CONTACT

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

Bert Wachlin | Volunteer, Area Sports Coordinator
[email protected]