March 25th at Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, MA
The partnership of the Massachusetts biotechnology industry and Special Olympics Massachusetts centers on a shared goal: the promise of a better tomorrow. Biotechnology companies in the state of Massachusetts strive to discover and create innovations that will make for a healthier future, and Special Olympics Massachusetts is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities by giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and participate in a brighter tomorrow.
Bio-Ball is a one-day basketball tournament that partners the Massachusetts Bio-Tech community and its vendors to raise money for Special Olympics Massachusetts. Now in its 11th year, Bio-Ball has raised over $900,000, while continuing to work with SOMA on the shared goal of “a promise of a better tomorrow.” The competition format is unique to Special Olympics, in that the 16 participating companies each field a basketball team and are then paired with a local Special Olympics Massachusetts basketball team, thus forming two line-ups. The teams are divided into two divisions and spend the day competing in both individual skills and five-on-five competition. At the end of the day, a final four and championship game determines the winner of Bio-Ball. To register, or find out more about Bio-Ball, please visit: www.bioball.org