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Special Olympics Indiana Suspending Activities Through End of Month
Thursday, March 12, 2020

The concern over coronavirus has taken the country by storm, from everyday life into the world of sports. The NBA announced the suspension of the season, the NCAA Tournament will be played in front of empty arenas, and now Special Olympics Indiana has announced their own bad news in regards to the virus. Jan Wilson with the Steuben County Special Olympics delivered the news she received from the state.

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Notably, this will include the cancellation of the 2020 State Basketball Tournament, including all Men's Sectional competitions on March 21, the Youth State Tournament on March 28 , and the Men's State Finals March 28-29. Other impacted events will include the IHSAA Champions Together Unified Bowling Tournament on March 21, several upcoming Spring Area Meetings (which will be held via web conference), and all scheduled Unified Fitness Club meetings during the time frame.

This decision was made carefully by the leadership teams of Special Olympics International and Special Olympics Indiana following extensive consideration of the latest guidance from the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Indiana State Department of Health.

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