This past weekend, athletes, coaches, family and friends came together to compete in the Unified Basketball tournament! Special Olympics Unified Sports is an inclusive sports program that brings athletes with and without intellectual disabilities together for competition. There were TWO (2) tournaments that took place. The first tournament was held in Saskatoon on April 29th, and the second tournament was held in Regina on April 30th. Everyone had a blast!
Saskatoon and area:
Tommy Douglas Collegiate hosted a Unified Basketball tournament last Friday. There were over 200 athletes, coaches and supervisors that came together to play in front of over 100 supportive fans. Competition was high between Watrous, Prince Albert Carlton, Bethlehem, Evan Hardy, Centennial, Marion Graham, and Tommy Douglas schools. The winners were: all involved, of course!
Regina and area:
Campbell Collegiate hosted their Unified Basketball tournament on Saturday with over 250 athletes, coaches and supervisors that came together to play in front of over 100 supportive fans. This tournament had schools competing from McLean, Montmartre, Greenall, LeBoldus, Campbell, Riffel, Knoll, Thom. Colligate, Scott, and Balfour. The winners from the tournament are:
In the end, everyone had fun!
Congratulations to all who showed the power of inclusion.
Best of luck to all those participating in our Unified Basketball Provincial Championships in Swift Current on Saturday, May 14.