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Special Olympics USA Games 2018

The USA Games take place every four years with previous host cities being: Ames, Iowa (2006); Lincoln, Nebraska (2010); and Lawrenceville, New Jersey (2014). Now, in its fourth running, the next Special Olympics USA Games will take place in Seattle in July 2018. From July 1-6, 2018 more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the District of Columbia will descend upon Seattle and the surrounding region.

Event Location:
Seattle, WA

Event Schedule:

Law Enforcement Torch Run
June 27 - July 1, 2018
Law Enforcement representatives nationwide carry the Special Olympics Flame of Hope that will light the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony
6/27/2017 - 7/1/2017
Welcome Day
June 30, 2018
Thousands of fans welcome the athletes and delegates at the Seatac International Airport
Opening Ceremonies
July 1, 2018
Parade of Athletes and entertainment plus the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron to open the Games at Husky Stadium
The 2018 USA Games
July 1-6, 2018
The 2018 USA Games will showcase the limitless talents of people with intellectual disabilities while promoting the barrier-breaking power of sport to promote inclusion and acceptance.
7/1/2018 - 7/6/2018
Closing Ceremonies
July 6, 2018
Celebration and culmination of the 2018 USA Games at Lake Union Park
Team Maryland: No Fees
I am a member of Team Maryland traveling to Seattle, Washington for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

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