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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
6/30/2017
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
7/1/2017
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
7/6/2018
Fees:
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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