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The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Chester County Special Olympics currently offers training in 16 Olympic sports, serving nearly 1,200 local athletes at various training sites throughout the county.

Special Olympics would not exist today – and could not have been created – without the time, energy, commitment and enthusiasm of our volunteers.Volunteers are the backbone of Chester County Special Olympics. They serve as coaches, trainers,fundraisers,donors and event supporters. Special Olympic athletes and volunteers share a rich relationship while striving for their dreams..

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Valor Bowl – MAY 29, 2014

ALL ATHLETES WISHING TO BE ANNOUNCED WITH A VALOR BOWL PLAYER MUST EMAIL GWEN AT groovytomato@monumentmanagement.net

IF YOU REQUEST A SPECIFIC PLAYER TO BE PAIRED WITH, PLEASE INCLUDE THE PLAYER’S NAME. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ALL REQUESTS ARE MET ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.

REGISTRATION ENDS : 5/22/14

The Valor Bowl is an “All-Star” football game which showcases the best senior high school players in Chester County. The purpose of the game is to celebrate the gridiron accomplishments of these senior football players, while they mentor and encourage Chester County’s Special Olympic athletes. This important community event takes place annually the last week of May. The 2014 Valor Bowl will be held at Unionville High School on May 29, 2014. Read more…