National Games are held every two years, alternating between Summer and Winter. Athletes quality for National Games based on their results from Provincial Games. National Games, in turn, are a qualifier for World Games.
The 2018 Special Olympics National Summer Games are composed of three components: National Summer Games, 5-Pin Bowling Championships, and the 10-Pin Bowling Championships.
National Summer Games
The National Summer Games being held in Antigonish, Nova Scotia from July 31- August 4, 2018. PEI will be represented by 36 athletes, competing in 8 sports (Softball, Soccer, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Powerlifting, Bocce, Golf, Swimming, and Athletics). These athletes will be supported by 18 coaches and mission staff.
Bowling Championships - 5 and 10-Pin
The 5-Pin Bowling Championships are being held in Charlottetown, PEI, from May 14-20, 2018. PEI will be represented by 5 athletes and 1 coach.
The 10-Pin Bowling Championships are being held in Summerside and Tyne Valley, PEI from May 14-20, 2018. PEI will be represented by 4 athletes and 1 coach. The Bowling Championships are also supported by a Team Manager and Chef de Mission.
Throughout the entire Games experience, both in the lead-up and during the National Games / Bowling Championships, Team PEI members and their supporters will be able to find important information on our Team PEI website.