December Newsletter

Here you’ll hear from our new CEO, Scott Weaver, and his plans for the future of Special Olympics Utah! šŸŽ‰ You’ll also find out more about our upcoming Snowshoe events. We’ve provided a Virtual Snowshoe & Boot Competition and an In-Person Invitational option. Also, for those of you who are hosting in-person practices, you’ll find out how to claim PPE kits, so you can keep you and all of your athletes safe. We’d like to thank you all for your continued support. It means so much to all of us and the athletes. ā¤ļø

We are looking for volunteers to help us with our Snowshoe Invitational that we will be hosting on January 29th, 2021 from 9 a.m.-3p.m. We will need stagers, staging equipment checkers, DQ officials, timers, announcer, and award presenters.

If this sounds like something you or someone you know would be interested in participating in please sign up here: Snowshoe Volunteer Sign-up List

November Newsletter

Here you’ll learn all about our new CEO, Scott Weaver, and find out how to participate in our Winter Games! šŸŽ‰ You’ll have the option to compete in our Virtual Snowshoe & Boot Competition or our In-Person Invitational. We’re also looking for volunteers to help us, so if you’re interested, please take a look. We also hope you’ll be able to help us with our #GIVINGTUESDAY fundraising push because our athletes deserve all the love and support you have to offer. Thank you all for your continued support. It means so much to all of us and the athletes. ā¤ļø

2021 Snowshoe Guides

At-Home/Virtual & In-Person Invitational

Scott Weaver, Special Olympics Utah President & CEO

Weā€™d like to say a big THANK YOU to Harmons Neighborhood Grocer for continually supporting our organization and our athletes. They have been one of our flagship donors for many years, and weā€™re so incredibly grateful.

SONA Stride Challenge

Virtual Fall Games Opening Ceremonies


Flag Ceremony Presented by The Knights of Columbus

National Anthem Sung by SOUT Athlete, Treven Cole

Virtual Fall Game Stretching Exercises

A HUGE thank you to Hunter & Ross from Salt Lake Tennis & Health Club for taking the time to help us with these stretching exercise videos.



Who’s ready to kick off our Virtual Fall Games?! šŸŽ‰ Before we get started, we want to make sure everyone is staying safe and healthy. šŸ˜· We enlisted the help of our Healthy Athletes Head Clinical Director, Mitch Lillywhite, to give us all more information on COVID-19. This pandemic has affected us all, and it’s up to us to work hard to protect ourselves. Stay tuned for our stretching exercise videos. šŸ‘ Head to our Facebook page to chat with us!

We’re looking forward to hosting our FIRST ever Virtual Fall Games! All of our videos will be hosted here, as well as on our Facebook page. Our award ceremony & break out activity groups will be hosted by the University of Utah’s Games Organizing Committee on ZOOM here: SOUT Virtual Fall Games Award Ceremony. We have 39 athletes participating, and we can’t wait to celebrate all of them! šŸŽ‰