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Over 200 Special Olympics RI athletes will be competing in track & field events at the Southern Area Games at Bishop Hendricken High School on Saturday, May 4th.

Volunteers are needed at the Track Clerking, Field Clerking, Field Boxes and Field Awards venues. Please see below and the Volunteer Registration page (click the VOLUNTEER button on the right hand side of this page) for detailed description of volunteer jobs and time commitments

Field Boxes – Volunteers measure and record the athletes throws and cheer them on as they compete.

Field Clerking – Volunteers escort the athletes to the field boxes and awards areas and cheer for them.

Field Awards – Volunteers coordinate awards area, present medals to the athletes, and congratulate them for their accomplishments.

Track Clerking - Volunteers escort the athletes to the track and awards areas and cheer for them on.

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In Support of Special Olympics RI
Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. Through sports, health, education and community programming, Special Olympics is tackling inactivity, intolerance, isolation and injustice that people throughout the world face, especially people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Rhode Island is one of the state’s most dynamic programs, providing over 1,600 year-round sports training and athletic competition opportunities to more than 4,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Rhode Island hosts over 40 statewide tournaments and competitions each year in 20 official and demonstration sports.