• Special Olympics Forsyth
    1120 Dahlonega Hwy
    Cumming, GA 30040

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Announcements

Special Olympics Forsyth June Updates

 

Please take time to read these important announcements.

For questions/suggestions, please contact  LindaSOForsyth@gmail.com or Wstbrk01@yahoo.com

 

 

Monday – June 19thSoftball tryouts – Coal Mountain Park Field #5 – 6:00pm

Monday – July 17th – Central Park – 6:30 pm  Mandatory Fall Games Registration Meeting for Athletes & Parents & Coaches

ENROLLMENT IS OPEN ends this FRIDAY!

Fall Games, Masters Bowling and Horse Show

  • Online Registration Instructions:

1)     Go to WWW.SOFORSYTH.COM

2)     Click on “Registration”

3)     Click on “Athlete Registration”

4)     Complete the on-line registration form (to complete the registration form, you’ll also need to check the status of your athlete’s eligibility and provide the expiration date. *See information at the end of this email)

**(there are mandatory fields to be completed)

5)     Choose:  Masters Bowling and/or  Fall Games (includes horse show)

(if your Athlete is participating in both – register for each sport)

2017 Masters Bowling – Ages 22+

  • August 18, 19 and 20th in Warner Robins, GA
  • Practice Schedule

o    Saturday, June 3rd – August 12th

  • Practice Location:

o   Stars and Strikes, Cumming

  • Practice Times:

o   9:00am to 11am

 

2017 Fall Games

  • October 13, 14 and 15 in Gainesville, GA
  • Sports offered:

o   Bocce

o   Equestrian (Horse Show)

o   Golf

o   Softball

o   Softball Skills

  • Practice Schedules (Official start dates have not been confirmed but should begin in August. More info coming):

o   Bocce:  Thursday nights @ Central Park

o   Equestrian:  Tuesday or Wednesday @ Barefoot Ranch

o   Golf:  Wednesday nights @ 6:15pm-7:15pm

o   Softball:  Monday nights @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

o   Softball Skills:  Thursday nights – Coal Mountain Park (Be advised that the location might change) (6:30pm-7:30pm)

  • Special Olympics Forsyth will do their best to accommodate your 1st sport request.

o   In some cases – “try-outs” will be required to place an Athlete on a team based on safety, age, game awareness & availability.

o   Equestrian has limited availability.  Returning Athletes who are enrolled and participated in previous year Games have first choice.

Schedule of Upcoming Activities

  • Friday – July 7th

o   Bowling Night  $10.00 @ Stars and Strikes*  7pm – 9pm

o   Bowling night is always the 1st Friday of each month – contact PamHutch@bellsouth.net

o   Monthly bowling is not an official chaperoned Special Olympics Event for Athletes

  • Monday – July 17th – Central Park – 6:30 pm Fall Games Registration Meeting for Athletes & Parents to meet with Coaches
  • Saturday, July 29th – Silent Auction @ Polo Fields Golf and Country Club benefiting Special Olympics Please Register @www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com $25.00 per person
  • Saturday, August 12th – Golf Outing – Open to the Public – Club Corp Charity Classic @ Polo Golf and Country Club benefiting Special Olympics- Please Register @  www.clubcorpcharityclassic.com.  Please see flyer.

 

*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 at www.soforsth.com.

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 – see attached).

o   Please check the athlete list provided on the www.soforsyth.com 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

*Athlete Participation Requirements

As a reminder, all athletes must be up to date on their participation forms.  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.  “A” status requires parent signature only.  “AB” status requires both a doctor and parent signature.   If the form expires, then the athlete must complete the form with a parent signature and doctor signature again.  Please check the athlete list provided at http://www.soforsyth.com/registration.  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).  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.

*Reminder:

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

Questions?  Contact pamhutch@bellsouth.net

*Please continue to check the website @ www.soforsyth.com for more SO Forsyth information throughout the year! 

Thank you!

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

 

Thank you Bruce FaBrizio of The Egbar Foundation for $2,500 Donation!

SOFC is so grateful to The Egbar Foundation and their very generation gift of $2,500!  Below, representing the Egbar Foundation is Bruce FaBrizio, Founder and Chairman.  Recipient Dana Westbrook and several SOFC athletes are exicted for this wonderful gift and support!