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About

Special Olympics Yorkshire & Humberside Regional New Age Kurling

 

On Sunday 1 November 2015, Able2 Pontefract hosted the Special Olympics Yorkshire & Humberside Regional New Age Kurling Competition at Featherstone Sports Centre, Pontefract. Competing teams were from Pudsey, Wakefield, North Lincs., Lincolnshire, Merseyside, Southport & Formby and Able2 Pontefract. Athletes competed in Individual and Pairs or Team events and everyone performed exceptionally well, demonstrating great determination to succeed. Fantastic team spirit and camaraderie was evident throughout the competition and everyone got up on their feet, dancing along to the party tunes. The Castleford & Pontefract Lions, Featherstone Lions, Pontefract Lionesses, Janet Nolan, Chair Y&H Special Olympics and Cliff & Wendy Woolass, Great Britain Kurling Association (GBKA) generously supported the event. Many thanks also go to the parents and volunteers who helped make the event such a success. Representatives from the Lioness Club, GBKA and Y&H SO presented awards to the forty-eight competing athletes.

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Upcoming Events

Date Event Location
19/08/2017 Wiggle Yorkshire Tour Sportive Thirsk, North Yorkshire
29/10/2017 Special Olympics GB 2017 National New Age Kurling Competition Featherstone Sports Centre, Pontefract Road, Purston, Featherstone, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ
11/11/2017 Special Olympics Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Swimming Gala The Hydro, Jennyfield Drive, Harrogate HG1 2RP
03/03/2018 Special Olympics City of Hull Local Swimming Gala East Riding Leisure Beverley, Flemingate, Beverley HU17 0L
23/06/2018 Special Olympics Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Athletics Competition 2018 University of York, James Way, Heslington, York, YO10 5NA