• Special Olympics Forsyth
    1120 Dahlonega Hwy
    Cumming, GA 30040

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Announcements

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

December 21 – January 8

  • Open Registration for the 2018 Summer Games.
  • See Summer Games Announcement in section below for more information.

January 5th

  • Bowling night at Stars and Strikes from 7 PM to 9 PM
  • $10 for bowling, shoes, drinks and pizza
  • Monthly bowling nights are not an official chaperoned Special Olympics Event for athletes.
  • Please contact PamHutch@bellsouth.net for more information

January 7th

  • Battle of the Backboards
  • Over 65 Basketball Teams scrimmage as they prepare for the 2018 Winter State Games. Everyone is welcome to come and cheer on the athletes.
  • Location: Dobbs Creek Park
  • Time: 9 AM to 3 PM
  • Events sponsored by Ryder Truck Rental and Special Olympics Forsyth
  • Questions: David_R_Phillips@Ryder.com

January 12th -14th

  • Special Olympics Winter State Games in Cobb County
  • Good Luck to all of our athletes competing in the basketball team and skills, powerlifting and bowling competitions!
  • Click here for more information on the schedule and locations.

Athlete Registration for the 2018 Summer Games is NOW OPEN!!

Registration deadline is JANUARY 8th!!

EXCITING NEW AQUATICS PROGRAM – LEVEL A (ADAPTIVE SWIM ADDED)

Sports Include:

  • NEW: Aquatics – Level A (adaptive swim). See flyer attached above.
  • Aquatics (traditional)
  • Athletes (track and field)
  • Flag Football
  • Table Tennis

How to Register

  • Go to www.soforsyth.com
  • Click on “registration”
  • Click on “athlete registration”
  • Complete the online form – be sure to fill out mandatory fields
  • Look out for the email confirmation sent to your email address

 

2018 Winter Games

Sports Include:

  • Basketball
  • Basketball Skills
  • Bowling (ages 8-21)
  • Powerlifting (ages 16 and up)

*Required Athlete Participation Forms

o    As a reminder, all athletes must be up to date on their participation/medical forms.

o   The list of athletes who are current on their forms can be found on the website.

o   For initial eligibility, the form must be signed by a parent and doctor.  Every 3 years, the forms must be renewed prior to the expiration date.   To renew, you must first identify the status of the athlete.  If the form expires, then the athlete must complete the form with a parent signature and doctor signature again (there are new state required forms this year so please be sure to use the 2016 forms).

o   Please check the athlete list provided on the Athlete Medical Expiration List website.  Athletes not listed do not have an eligibility form on file or the form has expired (the athlete is unable to practice or compete without this form).

o    For questions, please contact Charlene Northcutt at cnorthcutt@forsyth.k12.ga.us.  Please note the posted list may not include forms submitted within 30 days of this email blast.  A copy of the participation form is attached to this email.  Once the form is completed, please fax to Charlene Northcutt at 770-888-1278 or send directly to the SOGA office.

Questions/Suggestions?   LindaSOForsyth@gmail.com or Wstbrk01@yahoo.com

*Reminder:

Bowling 1st Friday evening of each Month – Stars and Strikes

Questions?  Contact pamhutch@bellsouth.net

Thank you!

SPORTS ARE OFFERED BY SEASON
Registration typically starts about 10-12 weeks before the games. 

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