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Special Olympics Michigan changes competition format this year

Morning Mix Special Olympics Michigan
Posted at 11:31 AM, Jun 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-08 16:25:30-04

Special Olympics Michigan is announcing virtual summer games July 19-25; this also changes the way that they train along with compete and who can compete.

Those who participate will take part in a 6-week, health and wellness training program at-home starting today, June 8. Athletes can choose from a list of 20 sporting events, ranging from volleyball all the way to gymnastics and basketball. They simply submit their scores to see how they are doing against athletes from across Michigan.

Want to give your try at it? The Virtual Summer Games is open to anyone, not just Special Olympic athletes. To learn more, go to somi.org/virtualgames