COVID-19 School Closure Update
COVID-19 School Closure UpdateAll ECASD schools will be closed at the end of Monday, March 16.  Details have been sent to families through Skyward.  That message may be found at

For more information about At-Home Learning and other resources, go here:

  •  (715) 852-6600


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:
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
Contact Coach Travis or Coach LaValley

Special Olympics Wisconsin