State Summer Games

June 3 - 5, 2016
University of Rhode Island

After weeks of training and competing at Area Games, over 1,500 athletes from all over Rhode Island  will compete against their peers in aquatics, athletics, bowling, cycling, motor activities training program, powerlifting and unified soccer at the 2016 State Summer Games. 

Opening Ceremonies will being at 7:30pm on Friday, June 3rd at Meade Stadium.  The Ceremonies include the parade of athletes, the entrance of the Torch Run Final Leg with the Flame of Hope and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.

In addition to competitive events, Saturday includes the opening of Olympic Village and the Healthy Athletes Wellness Village.   Olympic Village is an area filled with fun and interactive events for athletes and their families to enjoy.  Healthy Athletes Wellness Village is located in Olympic village and offers free vision, dental, hearing, foot health and physical therapy screenings for athletes.

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Click here for 2016 State Summer Games Competition Schedule

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