2017 NORTH AMERICA GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

 
 

Want to volunteer with Special Olympics but can't wait until 2018? Sign up to volunteer at the 2017 North America Golf Championship this June!

More than 200 golfers from throughout North America will compete in the 2017 Special Olympics North America Golf Championship, June 26-28, 2017 at Willows Run Golf Course in Redmond, Washington.

Special Olympics golfers of all ages and abilities will compete in Level I - Individual Skills Contest, Level II - Alternate Shot Team Play Competition, Level III - Unified Sports® Team Play, Level IV - Individual Stroke Play Competition (9 holes), and Level V - Individual Stroke Play Competition (18 holes). 

Volunteers must be available for a minimum of two shifts. Parents are welcome to volunteer with their children under 15 years old.

Please contact Karlan Jessen, Director of Volunteers, at (206) 673-3668 with any questions.


THIS IS AN EVENT UNLIKE ANY OTHER IN SEATTLE SPORTS HISTORY

Our great city has played host to the biggest sports events in America. We’ve crowned champions in football, basketball, baseball, and soccer. We’ve hosted high school, college, and pro athletes from around the world in big time events.

In 2018, over 3000 of the top Special Olympics Athletes in the USA will gather in Seattle to participate in just the fourth-ever Special Olympics USA National Games. The largest group of athletes ever to descend upon the Emerald City will compete in 14 different sports at several top-notch area venues. They’ll be accompanied by 1000s of fans, friends, and family members.

The event is the Space Needle, the Pike Place Market, the Puget Sound, and the Olympic and Cascade Mountains all rolled into one!


 MORE THAN JUST COMPETITION

In addition to great competition, the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will feature a Fan Zone, Special Olympics Town, Opening and Closing Ceremonies, A 4th of July BBQ and dance, a torch run featuring area law enforcement personnel and more. This is a week-long celebration of sports and the city of Seattle. Join the party!


 BE A PART OF THE PROUD GROUP OF SEATTLE AREA RESIDENTS WHO WILL WORK TO SUCCESSFULLY STAGE THIS DRAMATIC AND UNIQUE COMPETITION

From awards ceremonies to IT, from medical to transportation, from logistics to media, we need volunteers to ensure that the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games are the best they can be. Do you have what it takes to help us? If so, you can be a part of the biggest and best sports event in Seattle history.

The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games is creating a powerful team of 10,000 volunteers to provide their time and talents to produce the Games and help amplify the Special Olympics message of diversity, unity and inclusion.

Our volunteer team consists of four divisions:

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SPECIAL EVENTS

   

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SUPPORT SERVICES

  

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SPORTS

  

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FANS IN THE STANDS