Updated: February 21, 2020 11:20 PM
Created: February 21, 2020 04:30 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The opening ceremony for the 2020 New York State Special Olympics Winter Games was Friday night in Rochester.
Approximately 1,000 athletes and coaches from across the state will come to Rochester this weekend for the event, according to organizers.
Athletes will compete in alpine and cross country skiing, figure skating, floor hockey, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.
Here is a schedule of events for Saturday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm - Sports Competitions
6:00 – 9:30 pm - Athlete Health Screenings, Riverside Convention Center
8:00 pm - Closing Ceremonies & Victory Dance, Rochester Riverside Convention Center
The games are free to attend, but the organization accepts onsite or online donations.
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