Special Olympics

CLICK HERE for the Feb. 7, 2019, story in the Daily Press (Escanaba).

Mission – A committee from Community Service which organizes an annual Upper Peninsula Basketball Tournament. Winning Teams are eligible to participate in the State Special Olympics games.

  • Partner with the Delta-Schoolcraft Special Olympic Coordinator who takes care of communication with teams, athletes, makes up game brackets etc.
  • Kiwanis Organization of tournament Days
  • Food – Friday supper, Saturday lunch
  • Opening Ceremonies – M.C, Parade of athletes, Invocator, Dignitaries, etc.
  • Score and time keepers recruited from Kiwanis, Key & Builders clubs
  • Entertainment eg. Band, Videos etc.
  • Concession Stand – K adult with various youth groups
  • Recruit K family and club members
  • Recruit Referee and Medical Coordinators from the community
  • Arrange for publicity