Orlando Officially Named Host City For The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

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special olympics espn wide world of sportsSpecial Olympics North America and Special Olympics Florida announced that Orlando will be the host city for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

Taking place June 5 through June 10, 2022, the Special Olympics USA Games will bring together more than 4,000 elite athletes, 10,000 volunteers, 1,500 coaches and 75,000 fans from all 50 states and the District of Columbia to participate in one of the world’s most cherished sporting events.

Special Olympics North America awarded the 2022 Games to Orlando because Central Florida has long been known as a welcoming destination for families and boasts some of the world’s most famed attractions, including world-class experiences and sporting venues. Beyond that, Florida is renowned for its hospitality, making it the ideal location for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games.

The event will mark the largest humanitarian event in Florida’s history and will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics Florida.

The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games will be held at various venues throughout Central Florida, including the YMCA of Central Florida Aquatic Center in Orlando, the U.S. Tennis Association National Campus in Lake Nona.

Maria H. (ndm#130)

A Disney blooded, crafty, fun-lovin' wife/mom/organizer/planner, etc who is obsessed with all things Disney :) Maria grew up with the Magic Kingdom and has loved watching WDW evolve into what it is today. A firm believer in the Power of Pixie Dust, she is the owner of The Disney Driven Life - A Community for Neurotic Disney People & a d.i.y. crafty blog, Carousel of Projects - create~inspire~share.

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