USA Games – Seattle – July 1-6, 2018
More than 4,000 participants representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, along with the support of tens of thousands of volunteers and spectators, will compete in 14 Olympic-type team and individual sports.
The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will celebrate the Special Olympics movement and its 50th anniversary; promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport; and showcase athletes from throughout the U.S. and the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities. The 2018 USA Games will also highlight Special Olympics’ work in sport, education, health and community-building.
ESPN, the official media partner of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, will begin July 1 with live coverage of the Opening Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. ET. Coverage will include the live telecast of the Opening Ceremony and evening studio programs from Seattle throughout the week-long event, airing primarily on ESPN2 with the Opening Ceremony and highlights from the Closing Ceremony appearing on ABC. All programs will be available to stream live on the ESPN App as well.
Team Florida will be competing in Athletics (track & field), Basketball, Bowling, Bocce, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Powerlifting, Soccer, Softball, Stand Up Paddle, Swimming, Tennis, and Volleyball.
As we get closer to the date of the Games in July 2018, we will be displaying the real-time direct feed from the USA Games Management System for our Florida delegation, where you will be able to see the competition event listings for each athlete/team and the results right on this page. Stay tuned!