CITY OF CALABASAS - SPECIAL OLYMPICS HOST CITY

 

The City of Calabasas will serve as a host city for a delegation of Special Olympics athletes before the opening of the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles.

About 7,000 participants from 170 nations will compete in more than 20 sports between July 25 and Aug. 2 next year at arenas including USC and UCLA. Among the competitions are aquatics, gymnastics, kayaking, basketball and soccer.

Calabasas will be one of 100 Southern California cities participating in a four-day pre-games celebration— hailing athletes from around the globe.

Host towns are responsible for providing accommodations, meals, activities and local transportation for the athletes and their sponsors.

Please check this page regularly to find out information about volunteering and for sponsorship opportunities.

You can also sign up for Email Notifications to receive updates via email.

 
Calabasas to Host British Athletes for Special Olympics World Games - January 26, 2015
Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 Website
Volunteer for Calabasas Host Town Activities for Great Britain's Special Olympic Athletes
Join the Calabasas Donation Drive!
Special Olympics World Games 2015 - Flame of Hope Journey Fact Sheet
The 2015 Special Olympics World Games “Flame of Hope”/Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg - July 17
Support Special Olympics Host Town Calabasas-Team Great Britain by visiting Rosti & Blush June 15, 16 & 17
LIKE the Special Olympics Great Britain Page
- Bolton cyclist to take part in Special Olympics - 5/12/15
- Meet three Devon athletes competing in the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles - 06/15/15
Volunteer/Donation Form 
Special Olympics - Get Involved
Special Olympics World Games 2015 Host Town – Sample Calendar of Events
Host Town Fact Sheet
City of Calabasas to Open Doors as “Host Town” for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015  - April 23, 2014
City of Calabasas Press Release - City of Calabasas to Open Doors as “Host Town” for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 (LA2015) - April 23, 2014
Bid to WIN a one week stay in a 6 bedroom chateau in Provence, France! To benefit Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015
Kaiser Permanente's 2015 Rose Parade® Float Celebrates the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015

 
Special Olympics World Games Newsletters
Special Olympics World Games Newsletter - January 26, 2015 
Special Olympics World Games Newsletter - December 23, 2014 
Special Olympics World Games Newsletter - December 4, 2014 
Special Olympics World Games Newsletter - November 20, 2014 
Special Olympics World Games Newsletter - October 16, 2014

 
Host Town Newsletters
Host Town Newsletter - December 2014  
Host Town Newsletter - September 2014

 

News/Stories

Stories from Special Olympics GB - ATHLETICS  EQUESTRIAN   JUDO

BBC TV delivers again for Special Olympics GB - this time for the Rhythmic Gymnasts team
www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-33372190

VIDEO: The first of a two-part interview with Special Olympics GB athlete and 2007 & 2011 World Games star Lee Penfold. Lee gives the 115 GB athletes going to LA his personal experience, advice and support to the whole team. In the second part next week, Lee will tell us which basketball nations (Lee's chosen sport in '07 & '11) he expects to shine at the World Games.  Part 1 Part 2

 

 

         
Downton Abbey Gala Dinner at London's Landmark Hotel. The event raised funds for Special Olympics Great Britain. which aims to transform the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities through sport.

The cast of Downton Abbey with Georgina Maton, Daniel Wolff and Greg Silvester 
Georgina Maton, Special Olympics GB Equestrian athlete, heading to the World Games next month got a surprise visit from Natasha Baker. Our athlete Lee Penfold from Leicester - a two-time Special Olympics GB World Games star - has been in touch with us to send our LA bound athletes off 
           
           
A weekend of joy, fun, laughter and sport has just been enjoyed by the Special Olympics GB athletics and equestrian teams heading to the World Games.      In 50 days, 115 @SOGreatBritain stars are going to LA - to #DoSomethingSpecial at World Games. #ReachUpLA @LA2015      Kayaking Katie will be a cracker in LA representing the Special Olympics GB Kayaking team! 
             
         
Jessica Bromley from Wolverhampton, is part of the LA bound GB table tennis team.      

Hooray for Holly! Special Olympics GB World Games gymnast, Holly Riseborough, appeared earlier today on BBC TV’s Victoria Derbyshire show.

   

Special Olympics Great Britain athletes with #CircleOfInclusion. #Inspiring #ReachUpLA #dosomethingSpecial @SpecialOlympics @LA2015

 

 

 

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