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2012 Special Olympics NY Summer Games Come to Buffalo
2012 Special Olympics NY Summer Games Come to Buffalo

Can’t make it to London for the Olympics this summer? Come out and cheer on local Athletes at the 2012 Special Olympics NY Summer Games instead. Athletes will compete in eight Olympic-style sports: athletics (track and field), aquatics, gymnastics, basketball, bowling, power lifting, tennis and volleyball. A competition schedule is below.
 
A victory celebration for athletes will also take place on Saturday, and the Western New York community is invited to attend the luau-themed closing ceremonies. All events, including the closing ceremonies and competitions, are free and open to the general public.

 

When:       
Competition
Saturday, June 16
7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Closing Ceremony
Saturday, June 16
8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
 

Competition Schedule:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Athletics, UB Stadium
 
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  
Athletics, UB Stadium
 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Aquatics, UB Alumni Arena: Pool and Natatorium
 
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Aquatics, UB Alumni Arena: Pool and Natatorium
 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Basketball Team, UB Alumni Arena: Triple Gym/ELWPF
 
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Basketball Team, UB Alumni Arena: Triple Gym/ELWPF
 
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Bowling, AMF Thruway Lanes, Cheektowaga
 
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Bowling, AMF Thruway Lanes, Cheektowaga
 
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Gymnastics, Flips Gymnastics, Lockport
 
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Gymnastics, Flips Gymnastics, Lockport
 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Powerlifting, UB Student Union Center
 
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Powerlifting, UB Student Union Center  
 
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tennis, UB Tennis Center

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tennis, TBD
 
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Volleyball, Buffalo Niagara Court Center, West Seneca
 
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Volleyball, Buffalo Niagara Court Center, West Seneca
 
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Olympic Village, Alumni Arena and UB Stadium
 
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Olympic Village, Alumni Arena and UB Stadium  
               

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