Giving Guide: Special Olympics Arkansas


These photos highlight the last time Team Arkansas competed in Special Olympics USA Games, 2018.
These photos highlight the last time Team Arkansas competed in Special Olympics USA Games, 2018.

The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games is scheduled for June 5-12, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. Jersey Mike’s Subs is the Presenting Partner and hosted by Disney. During this magical week, more than 5,500 athletes and coaches from all 50 states and the Caribbean will travel to Florida to unite in one of the country’s most cherished sporting events. The USA Games is hosted once every four years and showcases 19 Olympic-style team and individual sports and 30 events throughout the week including forums and VIP receptions.

Team Special Olympics Arkansas is excited be taking a 160 member team made up of 112 athletes and Unified Partners, 6 delegation support staff and 42 coaches who will compete in 12 sports at 2022 Special Olympics USA Games, including interscholastic unified basketball, unified softball, basketball, bocce, unified soccer, unified golf, stand up paddleboard, tennis, bowling, swimming, powerlifting, track and field, and Arkansas youth will attend a youth leadership experience and U.S. Ambassador caucus. The full team roster can be found at specialolympicsarkansas.org/2022-usa-games.


FUNDRAISERS AND EVENTS

Become an Official Fan of Team Special Olympics Arkansas

• $5,000 - Sponsor A Sport (Rights and Benefits available)

• $1,500 - The Athlete’s Entire Experience: Covers all of the cost to send this athlete to USA Games. Costs include all training, uniforms, travel, lodging meals, and equipment.

• $1,000 - The Athlete USA Games package: Covers travel, uniforms, lodging and meals

• $500 - The Athlete’s preparation: Covers equipment and 10 trainings

• $250 - Impact an Athlete’s Trip

• $100 - Be a Fan of Team Arkansas

These photos highlight the last time Team Arkansas competed in Special Olympics USA Games, 2018.

These photos highlight the last time Team Arkansas competed in Special Olympics USA Games, 2018.

These photos highlight the last time Team Arkansas competed in Special Olympics USA Games, 2018.
These photos highlight the last time Team Arkansas competed in Special Olympics USA Games, 2018.


GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

Special Olympics Arkansas estimates the cost of USA Games to be $250,000. We do not charge any athletes or coaches to participate. Support from you will help us to ensure the team has the best experience possible. To find out more ways to get involved with Team Special Olympics Arkansas email camie@specialolympicsarkansas.org.


OUR IMPACT

160
Member delegation

112
Athletes and Unified Partners

42
Coaches

12
Sports

6
Delegation Support

1
Youth Leadership experience

1
U.S.  Ambassador Caucus

June 5-12, 2022
Competition Dates


FUNDING SOURCES

30+20+50A Grants: 30%
Individual/Corporate Donations: 20%
Law Enforcement Torch Run Fundraisers: 50%


2115 Main St.
North Little Rock, AR 72114
501.771.0222 | specialolympicsarkansas.org
  

Established: 1970
Employees: 10
Service Area: Arkansas

CEO: Terri Weir