Meet Team PEI Athlete, Billy Acorn

Special Olympics PEI, Team PEI 2024, Billy Acorn

Billy Acorn has been a Special Olympics athlete for 13 years. He first got involved because he had friends who participated. In addition to Floor Hockey, Billy also participates in Softball, Soccer, and Basketball. 

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games 2024 will be Billy's 5th National Games. Billy has been a member of Team PEI with 2 sports, Softball and Floor Hockey. 

Billy's favourite Special Olympics memory was winning his first Gold medal at a Provincial Games in Gagetown, NB. 

In February / March of 2024, Special Olympics PEI will be represented by 33 athletes, supported by 21 coaches and mission staff, at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games 2024 in Calgary, Alberta. Team PEI will compete in 7 sports: 5-Pin Bowling, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Floor Hockey, Snowshoeing, and Speed Skating.  Be sure to follow along between now and February as we continue to Meet Team PEI 2024!

Supporters of Special Olympics PEI are invited to follow Team PEI 2024, both in the lead-up to, and during the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games 2024! Our Team PEI 2024's website will be updated with schedules and results during the Games, and our social media channels - Facebook and Instagram, will have photos and up to the minute news and highlights. 


If you would like to support athletes like Billy as he trains to represent PEI at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games 2024, please consider either Drafting an Athlete or donating to the Team PEI Booster Club