The Best Event in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is home to some pretty great acts – Shania Twain, Britney and Cirque du Soleil. But the ultimate Vegas event is happening in just a few short weeks – the 13th annual Nevada School Games!

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Organized by Special Olympics Nevada as part of its Schools Partnership Program, Nevada School Games personifies inclusion and appreciation for diversity as special education student-athletes and their general education peers compete side-by-side in a variety of track & field events. To see more about Special Olympics Nevada’s Schools Partnership Program, click here.

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Roughly 950 elementary school students will compete April 30 with 800 middle and high school students set to participate May 1. This year’s School Games are happening in a brand new location – Durango High School! To see which schools are attending (as of March 27, 2015), click here.

Competitions kick off each day a 9 a.m. with Opening Ceremonies beginning at 10 a.m., followed by three action-packed hours of track and field competition. Every student-athlete will be recognized for their achievements by having a Special Olympics ribbon handed to them by Nevada law enforcement.

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Special Olympics Nevada puts on Nevada School Games, which is sponsored in part by Caesar’s Foundation. You can change a life with a donation to the Schools Partnership Program – just click here to donate!

To see more about Nevada School Games, click here.

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