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Special Olympics USA Games
29 Special Olympics Colorado athletes and unified partners competed in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Washington from July 1-6. Team Colorado presented by CenturyLink joined thousands of Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation, along with tens of thousands of volunteers, family members and fans, for a week of special events and competitions in 14 team and individual sports. We are happy to report that Team Colorado has earned 35 MEDALS with more on the way today! We are so proud of our athletes!
Upcoming Golf Clinics
Join us for a free golf clinic taught by Colorado's best golf professionals! Registration is open to Special Olympics Colorado athletes of all ages and abilities. Whether you're a first-time golfer, or a seasoned veteran, come learn golf skills and improve your technique. For more information and to register, please email Ben Wrubel at bwrubel@specialolympicsco.org.

Athlete Speaking Opportunity!
Want to speak at the 2018 Hall of Fame presented by Comfort Dental? Now is your chance! We are giving Special Olympics Colorado athletes the opportunity to share their story with more than 900 community leaders on October 4th. Athletes will audition in front of SOCO Staff Members on August 6th. If you are interested in developing your speaking skills and want to participate in the Hall of Fame signature event, click here to sign up by July 27th!

For the audition, please prepare a 3-5 minute speech that addresses the following topics:
  • How has Special Olympics Colorado changed your life?
  • What Special Olympics Colorado activities do you participate in and for how long?
  • Why is Special Olympics Colorado important to you?
  • Why should others be involved in or support Special Olympics Colorado?
The SOCO Search Committee will be looking for the athlete's ability to  convey how Special Olympics Colorado has positively impacted their life and their ability to deliver a clear message.
Chili's Tip-A-Cop - July 15th!
Tip a cop and help an athlete on Sunday, July 15th from Noon to 8pm!  Together with Special Olympics Colorado athletes, Law Enforcement officials will work to earn your tips at Chili's Restaurants across Colorado. Your donations plus 15% of profits will benefit Special Olympics Colorado! Click here to find a Chili's Restaurant near you.
Plane Pull Presented by Subway - August 4th!

Do you have what it takes to pull a 164,000-pound plane? Pull for a purpose on on Saturday, August 4th! Join Special Olympics Colorado and our Law Enforcement Torch Run partners for the 4th Annual Plane Pull presented by Subway at Signature Flight Support at Denver International Airport. Plane Pull is family friendly! We'll have vendors, sweet and savory bites, beverages, and entertainment for all. Click here to start your team.
Health Athletes Screenings at State Summer Games
At our recent State Summer Games presented by Spectrum in Grand Junction, Special Olympics Colorado medical volunteers provided 768 Healthy Athletes screenings! Athletes and unified partners received free health screenings in podiatry, audiology, health and well-being, dentistry, and fitness. Click here to learn more about our Health and Wellness Program
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July News
July Winners
Fetina Lange
Female Athlete of the Month

Nicholas Schreiber
Male Athlete of the Month
Coach of the Month
The Hass Family
Family of the Month 
Karen Myer
Volunteer of the Month
Jordan Law
Law Enforcement Torch Run Community Partner of the Month
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CenturyLink Supports Team Colorado
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