(WINDSOR, ON) – Tomorrow at the University of Windsor, the Special Olympics are hosting the Provincial School Championship bocce competition. Enthusiastic Special Olympics student athletes, educators, and volunteers from Windsor and the surrounding area, including officers from the Windsor Police Service will be in attendance.
The bocce competition is an athletics event for local high school students with an intellectual disability (ID). For many, it is their first time participating in a sport event.
This regional qualifier is an opportunity for teams to advance to the 2015 Provincial School Championships.
The Special Olympics Provincial School Championships program provides quality sport competition for students aged 13-21 with an ID in basketball, soccer, bocce, and athletics. Participants have the opportunity to experience the camaraderie of being on a school team.