Nearly 1,000 athletes to bowl in local Special Olympics competit - Tucson News Now

Nearly 1,000 athletes to bowl in local Special Olympics competition

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Approximately 960 Special Olympics athletes from Tucson and across Southern Arizona will compete in the Special Olympics Coronado Area Bowling Competition this weekend.

Twenty-five area teams will compete in singles, doubles, team and ramp bowling at Golden Pin Lanes at 1010 W. Miracle Mile from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Elementary and middle school athletes will compete on Thursday, high school athletes will compete on Friday and adults will compete on Saturday.

More than 300 volunteers from the Tucson Police Department, Davis Monthan Air Force Base & 162nd FW Air National Guard, The University of Arizona Freshman Class Council and local businesses will be in attendance.

The event is sponsored by the Tucson Conquistadores, University of Arizona Health Plans, Knights of Columbus, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Geico, Community Partnership of Southern Arizona and the Tucson Five Hundred Club.

For more information, visit www.SpecialOlympicsArizona.com.

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