Feb 02, 2024

St. Joseph Hosting Special Olympics West Regional Basketball Tournament Saturday

Posted Feb 02, 2024 9:24 PM


St. Joseph Post

About 800 athletes will participate in the West Regional Basketball Tournament in St. Joseph for Special Olympics Missouri from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, February 3. Games will be held at the following locations:

  1. Spring Garden Middle School (5802 S 22nd Street)
  2. Benton High School (5655 S 4th Street)
  3. Bode Middle School (720 N Noyes Blvd)
  4. Lafayette High School (412 E Highland Ave)
  5. The Rec Center (2701 Southwest Pkwy)

The mission of Special Olympics Missouri is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

It provides opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.