1st May 2018
Anniversary Games Opening Ceremony Tickets on Sale Now
Forthbank Stadium - Stirling
Thursday 9th August 2018 - 16.00pm-21.00pm
To purchase tickets click here https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/241870
Single £10.00 + Booking Fee
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children 16yrs and under) £30.00 + Booking Fee
The Anniversary Games will celebrate both Special Olympics GB's 40th birthday (SOGB was founded in 1978) and also the 50th birthday of the worldwide Special Olympics global movement (set up in 1968 by President JFK’s sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver).
The Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games will involve approximately 1,400 athletes and 400 coaches and officials.
As well as athletes from all GB Regions, a number of European countries will be invited to take part in the Games. All athletes and coaches will be accommodated on campus at the University of Stirling.
An estimated 2,500 family members will attend these Games and access to watch all sports will be free to the public.
All the sports at the Anniversary Games, other than golf and Indoor Rink Bowls, will be based at the University of Stirling. All sports are listed below:
Boccia - Badminton - Table Tennis - Football- Swimming - Athletics - Cycling - Golf – Indoor Rink Bowls - MATP
Plus a special ‘Play Unified’ event – activity of athletes with and without learning disability playing and competing together.
Special Olympics GB 40th Anniversary Games
hosted by Special Olympics Scotland at Stirling University
9th-13th August 2018
Thursday 9th August - Arrival / Opening Ceremony
Arrival of Special Olympics Teams and Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games 2018 Opening Ceremony
Friday 10th August - Divisioning & Sports Competition Day 1
Saturday 11th August - Sports Competition Day 2
Sunday 12th August – Sports Competition Day 3 & Closing Ceremony
Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games 2018 Closing Ceremony
Monday 13th August - Teams depart