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Special Olympics Southern California Health Lifestyle Challenge
5/7/2020

Join the Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) Healthy Lifestyle Challenge today!  The Healthy Lifestyle Challenge is important for all to keep active with physical fitness and promotion of healthy eating.  During this Covid-19 we are promoting these activities as a way for our Special Olympic Athletes to stay healthy.  Stay strong, we will get through this together!  www.sosc.org/hlc

Special Olympics Santa Barbara Region - COVID-19 Update
4/1/2020

We are weeks into COVID-19, with many video conferences, many check-in with athletes, coaches, and volunteers.  This new normal of social distancing is deeply challenging for many of us.  With the current released information by the CDC and State of California, we are cancelling all sports trainings/practices, coach trainings, competitions, and co-hosted school activities through June 7 and all fundraising events through May 10. 

I want to give all of you a few updates regarding Special Olympics.  With the current released information by the CDC and State of California, we are cancelling all sports trainings/practices, coach trainings, competitions, and co-hosted school activities through June 7 and all fundraising events through May 10. 

Here are some of the events that have been rescheduled:

  • Santa Barbara/Ventura Region Polar Plunge – Rescheduled for Sunday, July 12th at Leadbetter Beach
  • Fired Up for Special Olympics Dinner – Scheduled for Saturday, October 24th
  • LETR Torch Run Santa Barbara Region – Rescheduled for Thursday, November 12th
  • LETR Torch Run Ventura Region – Rescheduled for Friday, November 13th
  • Tip A Cops – TBD after May 10th – Stay tuned

We will continue to monitor the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) daily as this is a quickly evolving situation, we will update you as new information arises.