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What: 2015 Bay Area School Games
Who: More than 500 special education student-athletes and 150 general education peers competed in track & field events
Participating Schools: Click here to see which schools are registered (list as of 3/26/15)
What: Track & field competition including unified partner events, pairing students with and without disabilities
When: April 28, 2015
Where: Acalanes High School – Lafayette, Calif.
Press: Click here to access press release and press page
What Are Bay Area Games?
More than 500 special education student-athletes and 150 general education peers compete in track & field events. New to the Bay Area Games in 2014 and returning for 2015 is a Unified track race, in which special and general education students partnered in a relay race. Students from Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco and San Mateo counties along with the Tri-Valley area will participate in the fourth annual event.
Why Is Bay Area Games Important?
Bay Area Games is the culminating event of Special Olympics Northern California Schools Partnership Program and track & field season. Over 500 student-athletes from around the Bay Area train for weeks with their classmates and peers for a chance to compete. The Unified track race and the event as a whole foster communities of acceptance and inclusion for all. This educational program teaches everyone how to play unified to live unified!
See Bay Area Games In Action With These Blog Entries:
A Teacher’s Take on Bay Area Games (5/20/15)
Download Bay Area Games Photos (4/29/15)
It’s Almost Time for Bay Area Games (4/1/15)
One Week Until Bay Area Games! (4/22/14)
One Month Until Bay Area Games! (3/29/14)
Now and Then (5/14/13)
Bay Area Games in Their Own Words (5/7/13)
2013 Bay Area Games a Smashing Success! (4/30/13)