Calendar

Jul
22
Sat
Cycling Time Trials @ Cushing Memorial Park
Jul 22 all-day

Overview:

This event is the Time Trails for Cycling

Schedule of the Day:

  • 8:00am – Athlete Registration/ Bike inspection
  • 8:45am – Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00am- 1:00pm – Competition

 

Event Schedule:

Rain Plan

  • In the event of rain a message will be posted to the voicemail of extension 222 by 6:30AM.
  • Please do not call before 6:30 AM. If the line is busy the message cannot be updated.
  • Phone # 508-485-0986 x 222

Eastern MA Bocce Regional Qualifying Tournament @ ForeKicks
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Overview:

This event is a State Qualifying Tournament for Bocce

Schedule of the Day*:

  • Volunteer Registration – 9:00 am
  • Team Registration – 9:00 am
  • Opening Ceremonies – 9:45 am
  • Competition Begins – 10:00 am
  • Awards will be given as divisions finish play

*Schedule subject to change

Competition Schedule & Information:

  • DIVISION LISTINGS BY PROGRAM
  • DIVISION SCHEDULES
Traditional Softball & Eastern Mass Unified Softball Qualifying Tournament @ Algonquin Regional High School
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Overview:

This event is a State Qualifying Tournament for:

  • Eastern Mass Unified Softball teams
  • All Traditional Softball Teams

Schedule of the Day*:

  • Registration 9:00 am
  • Competition Starts 10:00 am
  • Awards will be given after teams last game

*Schedule subject to change

Games Schedule & Information:

  • Schedules to be posted 1 week prior to competition

Additional Event Information:

 

Rain Plan

  • In the event of rain a message will be posted to the voicemail of extension 222 by 6:30AM.
  • Please do not call before 6:30 AM. If the line is busy the message cannot be updated.
  • Phone # 508-485-0986 x 222

Jul
29
Sat
Sailing Regatta @ Community Boating
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

The Annual Special Olympics Massachusetts Sailing Regatta will again be hosted by our friends at Community Boating on the scenic Charles River.

Schedule of Events*:

  • 8:45am – Team Registration Opens
  • 9:15am – Coaches meeting
  • 9:30am – Welcoming Ceremonies
  • 10:00am – Competition Begins

*Schedule subject to change

Race Schedule:

  • Coming late July

Additional Information:

  • Rain date:  In the case of inclement weather the Regatta will be held the following day on, Sunday, July 30th  with the same schedule of events.
Western Mass Unified Softball & Bocce Qualifying Tournament @ Nonotuck Park
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am

Overview:

This event is a State Qualifying Tournament for Unified Softball and Bocce

Schedule of the Day*:

  • Volunteer Registration – 8:00 am
  • Team Registration – 9:00 am
  • Opening Ceremonies – 9:45 am
  • Bocce Competition Begins – 10:00 am
  • Softball Competition Begins- 10:30 am
  • Awards will be given as divisions finish play

*Schedule subject to change

Bocce Schedules & Information:

Updated 7/28 11:20 AM

  • PARTICIPANT LIST- BY PROGRAM
  • MASTER SCHEDULE
  • DIVISION SCHEDULES
  • Competition will take place on Booster Field and the two bocce courts located just outside the outfield fence.
    • Courts 1-6 will be located on Booster Field
    • Courts 7 & 8 will be the permanent courts outside of Booster Field

Softball Schedules & Information:

Additional Event Information:

Nonotuck Park Map

When entering the park please inform the toll booth staff that you are with Special Olympics MA to avoid paying the park entry fee

  • Map shows location of both competition venues, concessions stand and parking.
  • All softball teams and volunteers must park in the soccer fields parking area. There is a stone path from the lot that will lead into the softball complex
  • Concessions will be available for purchase during competition.
    • The stand will be located at the softball complex
    • Will be open by 10am and will remain open through competition
Jul
30
Sun
Western MA Regional Golf Invitational @ Tekoa Country Club
Jul 30 @ 12:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Overview:

This event is an Invitational Tournament for Golf and is not required

Schedule of the Day*:

  • 12:00 pm – Volunteer Registration
  • 12:30 pm – Team Registration
  • 1:00 pm – Opening Ceremony
  • 1:30 pm – Shot gun start
  • Lunch is NOT provided
  • Awards presented as teams finish

*Schedule subject to change

Hole Assignments:

Additional Event Information:

Aug
26
Sat
Tournament of Champions
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day

Event Guide

EVENT GUIDE contains all event information such as venue locations, schedules, directions, meals, emergency contacts, and housing instructions. Please review before attending  the games.

Event Schedules

All event scheudles are located in the tournament of Champions EVENT GUIDE

 

Housing

Special Olympics will be utilizing the following hotels for programs during the event. All hotels are located on Rt. 20 and are less then a mile a part. SOMA housing assignments will not be available to programs until Mid August.

  • Best Western
  • Embassy Suites
  • Holiday Inn

Housing will be sent to all local programs, if you have any questions regarding your housing or did not receive your housing assignments please email ops@specialolympicsma.org

For housing locations and address’s visit the EVENT GUIDE

Families Housing

Families looking to stay in Marlborough may book a room in the above hotels or in one of the following hotels. All hotels listed are under a 2 mile radius from each other

  • Courtyard Boston
  • Hampton Inn
  • Hilton Garden Inn

Meals

Lunch will be made available at all venues through the venue’s concession stand. Participating teams will be given food vouchers to order off specialize menu at the venues concession stand

Special Olympics MA will be making Dinner reservations for teams in one of the following Marlborough restaurants. All athletes and coaches must present credentials at the time of ordering their dinner, Specialized menus have been created for Special Olympics programs at each venue

  • All Star Bar and Grill (Best Western)
  • Embassy Suites
  • Fire Fly’s BBQ
  • Longhorn Steak House
  • Olive Garden
  • Vin Bin

For a complete menu and dinner reservation assignments and times please visit the EVENT GUIDE

Volunteer

To sign up to volunteer visit our online registration

If you are interested in volunteering at an event here is a list of potential jobs you may do at the venue during the Summer Season

Other Events

Visit the EVENT GUIDE for a full listing of events at the Tournament of Champions Olympic Village

Sep
17
Sun
Berkshires Equestrian @ Whispering Pines Farm
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Event Description:

Home of the Annual Berkshire Equestrian Show, this event is one of a kind. Starting with an amazing Opening Ceremonies and phenomenal competition throughout the day – all are welcome to come and cheer on the riders!

2017 Class List (Coming September)

Tentative Schedule:

  • 12pm: Team Registration
  • 12:30am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 1:00pm -4:00pm: Competition with awards following each class
  • Awards: on a rolling basis
Sep
24
Sun
South Shore Equestrian Show @ Briggs Stable
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

 

For complete list of riders and 2016 class list and trail map  visit the event program

Copies of the event program and trial map will also be available at registration

Tentative Schedule:

  • 8am: Rider Registration
  • 9am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:30am-1:00pm: Competition with awards following each round
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch
  • Awards: on a rolling basis

Rain Plan:

In the case of inclement weather, the event will move indoors.

Oct
1
Sun
Flag Football Qualifying Tournament – Westfield State @ Westfield State University
Oct 1 @ 7:30 am – 3:30 pm

One of SOMA’s Annual Flag Football Qualifying Tournament that will be held at Westfield State University again this year

 Schedule of Events**:

  • 8:30am: Volunteer Arrival
  • 9am: Team Registration
  • 9:15am: Coaches’ Meeting
  • 9:45am: Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00am: Competition begins (Cheerleading will be held indoors)
  • *Awards as divisions finish

**Schedule subject to change

Venue Information:

Schedule to be posted 1 week prior to competition

WESTFIELD STATE VENUE MAP

Rain Plan:

In the case of inclement weather a status message will be left on this page and on the voicemail box of Jon Scully (508-485-0986 ext 237) after 6am the day of the event.

Additional Details

There will be no concessions at this venue.  Please plan accordingly.