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Updates

August 13

Registration forms now available!!!

Fall/Winter 2014-15 Athlete registration and Sport Volunteer application information and forms are now available on our website!

Please download, print and review/fill out ALL documents and make an appointment with our Program Director, Janine Peters, by phone 668-6511 or by email jpeters@specialolympicsyukon.ca.

For Athlete registration information and forms, please click here.

For Sport Volunteer application information and forms please click here.

Deadline for athlete registration for returning athletes is Friday, September 12, 4pm.

Deadline for sport volunteer applications for returning volunteers is Friday, September 5, 4pm.

Here is the updated registration schedule:

August 22, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office
August 23, 10AM-1PM - Registration Fair, Canada Games Centre
August 25-29, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office
September 2-5, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office
September 8-12, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office



August 8 - Nationals results and registration info


1. Team Yukon 2014 came back to Whitehorse about a month ago with numerous personal best performances as well as 14 medals! For more info on how Team Yukon did, please click here.

2. Registration for Fall Winter Programs is just around the corner. Returning athletes will receive a registration package in the mail in the next week.

Athlete and Sport Volunteer Application Packages will also be available on our website as of August 13.

Athletes:

Registration dates and times:

August 22, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office
August 23, 10AM-1PM - Registration Fair, Canada Games Centre
August 25-29, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office
September 2-5, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office
September 8-12, 9AM-NOON, 1-4PM - Special Olympics Yukon office

Sport Volunteers:

Deadline to apply is September 5.

If you would like more information regarding Special Olympics Yukon programs, please contact Janine at 668-6511.


June 10 - A Few Updates...


1.The 2014 Golf Gala presented by Finning and Meadow Lakes Golf Resort takes place on Friday, July 4th with a 6pm shotgun start. Team of 4 Registration cost is $380. Click here to get a registration form that you can fill out and send back to us before June 30. If you are interested in playing, hurry as space is limited!


2. Team Yukon is in the final stages of preparing for the 2014 Special Olympics Canada Summer Games. YOu can follow the team's progress as of July 8 by clicking on the "Games and Competition Tab" on this website! Also, follow us on Twitter (@SpecialOYukon) and "like" us on Facebook live results.

3.The Team Yukon Pep Rally and Send-off takes place on Friday, June 27th in the Fireside Room of the Yukon Inn at 7pm. Agreat chance to wish the team good luck and to see the uniform the team will wear for the Games.

If you would like more information regarding Special Olympics Yukon programs, please contact Janine at 668-6511.


PRICE DROP FOR THE IRISH DESCENDANTS!

Tickets for the Yukon Law Enforcement Torch Run Irish Descendants concerts slated for June 3 and 4 have been reduced to $45!

You can get your tickets at www.yukontickets.com, The Yukon Arts Centre Box Office or at Arts Underground.

Showtime for both nights is 7:30pm.

Those of you that purchased tickets at the original $60 price point will be refunded $15 per ticket in the following ways:

-If you purchased your tickets at the 2014 Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction on April 12, please call Special Olympics Yukon at 668-6511 to arrange the partial refund

-If you purchased your tickets through www.yukontickets.com, The Yukon Arts Centre Box Office or at Arts Underground, please contact the Yukon Arts Centre Box Office at 667-8574 and they will assist you.


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Yukon Law Enforcement Torch Run

presents the Irish Descendants June 3 and 4, Yukon Arts Centre...for tickets, pleaseclick here


Special Olympics Festival a Success April 14, 2014
Last Saturday’s event raised over $56,000.00 for Special Olympics Yukon

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WHITEHORSE, April 14, 2014 – The 2014 Special OIympics Festival presented by Canadian Tire Whitehorse raised over $56,000.00 for the benefit of Special Olympics Yukon.

The event took place on April 12 in the Yukon Convention Centre of the Coast High Country Inn.

Those attending the event were moved by speeches from various Special Guests including Mike McCullough of the 2013 Grey Cup Champion Saskatchewan Roughriders and Special Olympics Yukon Athlete Ambassador Aimee Lien. Also, the Grey Cup was ceremonially presented on stage and displayed for all attendees to enjoy.

Special Olympics Yukon would like to thank all the sponsors of the event as well as the 320 attendees who chose to support Special Olympics Yukon this past Saturday night.

“We are fortunate to be a part of this terrific community” said Tom Gibbs, President of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Yukon. “Yukoners are very generous in their support of athletes with an intellectual disability who train and compete in the sports they love.”


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March 17, 2014

It's that time of year again...the Special Olympics Festival Dinner Auction presented by Canadian Tire Whitehorse takes place on Saturday, April 12 at the Yukon Convention Centre. For more information and how to order tickets, please click here

December 18, 2013

Please be advised that all Special Olympics Yukon programs are now on Christmas break. for information on when all programs resume in 2014, please check out the