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Welcome to the home of the Eau Claire Champions!

(AKA The ECASD High School Special Olympics Team)

Head Coach: Stephanie Travis - Email

Special Olympics Coordinator: Todd LaValley

Special Olympics Mission:
Through year-around sports training and athletic competition Special Olympics builds self-esteem, fosters courage, and teaches valuable lessons about striving, winning, losing, and trying again. Athletes with cognitive disabilities, age eight to eighty, participate in Olympic-type sports. The athletes are given the continuing opportunity to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, and experience joy. Here, they find a place of acceptance, friendship, respect, and belonging.
 
Special Olympics Athlete Oath:
“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”
 
Who is Eligible to Participate?:
Any high school student in the Eau Claire Area School District who receives services in a cognitive disabilities program. If you are interested in participating and unsure if you are eligible, just ask your teacher!
 
Sports Available through ECASD:
Fall - Bowling   
Winter - Basketball Skills and Basketball Teams
Spring - Aquatics (Swimming) and Athletics (Track/Field)
 
Practice and Tournament Information:
Bowling
Practice - Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm at Wagner's Lanes, starting September 10, 2015 and ending November 19, 2015
Regionals - Saturday, October 17, 2015 in Eau Claire, WI

Basketball Skills and Basketball Teams
Practice - Skills: various Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm at Lakeshore Elementary
                 (December 1, 8, 15; January 12, 19, and 28; February 2, 4, 9, and 11; March 1, 3, 8, 10, and 29)
                 Teams: various Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm at Locust Lane Elementary
                 (December 1, 8, 15; January 12, 19, and 28; February 2, 4, 11, 16 and 18; March 1, 10, 15, 17, and 29)
Red Cedar Tournament - Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Baldwin High School (TEAMS ONLY)
Eau Claire Affair Invitational - Saturday, February 6, 2016 at North High School (TEAMS ONLY)
Regionals - Sunday, February 21, 2016 at UW-Stout
Sectionals - Sunday, March 20, 2016 at UW-Stevens Point (TEAMS ONLY)
State - Friday, April 8 - Sunday, April 10, 2016 at UW-Oshkosh
 
Aquatics (Swimming) and Athletics (Track/Field)
Practice - Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm at North High School, starting April 5, 2016 and ending May 31, 2016
Regionals - Swimming: Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Rice Lake Aquatics Center
                    Track: Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Chippewa Falls High School
State - Thursday, June 9 - Saturday, June 11, 2016 at UW-Stevens Point
 
Questions?
Contact Coach Travis or Coach LaValley

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