9 teams and basketball skills athletes joined together with RPI Athletics for a full-day basketball tournament for a Sunday full of stiff basketball competition. Congratulations to all of our athletes and a very special Thank You to Karen Hansen and the RPI Athletic Department and student athletes!!
1,500 athletes and coaches from across the state will participate in the 2018 State Summer Games, featuring competitions in Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics, Basketball, Bowling, Powerlifting, Gymnastics, Tennis and Volleyball. Siena College will host our athletes along with Hudson Valley Community College, World Class Gymnastics Latham, and North Colonie Central School District also serving as host sites.
The Summer Games are one of three annual state games and one of more than 4,000 total competitive experiences held each year throughout New York. All events are free and open to the public.
Opening Ceremonies: Friday, June 15th at 8 PM at Siena College, featuring the Parade of Athletes, entertainment and the lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron.
Athletic Competition: Saturday, June 16th, in eight Olympic-style sports.
Volunteers are needed to: Set up and break down sports venues, distribute lunches, sell merchandise, and help with our Opening Ceremonies and Olympic Village.
Staff the following athletic competitions: Athletics (Track & Field), Aquatics, Basketball, Bowling, Powerlifting, Gymnastics, Tennis and Volleyball & the most important role… to be ‘FANS in the Stands’ at Opening Ceremonies and at sports venues, cheering the athletes on to victory.
Over 100 bowlers took to the lanes in pairs for this local bowling tournament at Sportsmans Bowl in Schenectady. This tournament has been a local favorite with support form the UAlbany Crew team as well as Fraternity support from Union DKE and RPI.
And they’re off!
The Shamrock Shuffle 5 Mile Road Race will be held on Sunday, March 25th in Glens Falls, New York. This is a fast and flat 5 mile road race and a perfect way to kick off the racing season. This will be the 32nd year for the Shamrock Shuffle, with all the proceeds going to benefit Warren-Washington Special Olympics New York. There is also a 1 mile kids run for all those little leprechauns, so round up the family and come support this great event!