Last year, thousands of individuals came together to participate in or support the 13th annual Kadena Special olympics on 17-Nov-2012 including 1070 athletes, 517 artists, 1210 family members & hundreds of volunteers. The Special Olympics program is one activity that unifies all of us.
On November 2nd, 2013, Kadena Air Base and the U.S. military services including Marine Corps, Army, Navy and Air Force, in partnership with Okinawa City, Kadena Town, Chatan Town and Okinawa Prefecture Government (OPG), will host the 14th Annual Special Olympic Games and Art Festival for special needs Okinawan and American adult and child athletes.
Special Olympic Games
Date: Saturday, 02 November, 2013
Time: To Be Determined
Place: Risner Fitness Center, Kadena Air Base
Purpose: To work with our Okinawan partners, reaching out to the community to embrace special needs athletes and artists, fostering good will and fun for all.
Fees: Free to all participants
Sport Events: Ground Golf, Basketball Skills, Soccer Skills, Frisbee Toss, Softball Throw, 30m Dash, 50m Dash, 100m Dash, 200m Dash, 400m Dash, 400m Relay, 50m Wheelchair Race, Floor Hockey & much more!
Game Day Schedule of Events: To Be Determined