DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

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Hey Crossfit Portland, in some philanthropic efforts, I’m looking to help raise some money. It’s a Dodge Ball tournament fundraiser for Special Olympics on May 19th.

I have had a few past posts for other Special Olympic fundraising events, like the Polar Plunge and the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

This year I’m looking for a few CFPDX athletes that might want to join my team (named ORS 163.175, or Assault II), or I’d invite you start your own team. If you’d like to join my team, please email me at brad@crossfitportland.com.

If you’d like to start your own team, please read through the announcement below. Each team pays $250 to register, and all proceeds go to Oregon Special Olympics. Teams must consist of a minimum of six players with a maximum of ten.

Lastly, if you’d simply like to donate on my team’s behalf, remember team name ORS 163.175, it’d be greatly appreciated. The Portland Police Bureau, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, the Troutdale Police Department, and of course my own Fairview Police Department are sponsoring this event.

The Inaugural Dodgeball Tournament
In Support of Special Olympics Oregon
Saturday May 19, 2012 @ Roosevelt High School

Oregon Law Enforcement Officers in association with Special Olympics Oregon and Roosevelt High School (RHS, Portland Public Schools) are hosting its inaugural dodgeball tournament in a fundraising effort to support Special Olympics Oregon Athletes. The tournament will take place on Saturday May 19th, 2012 in the Roosevelt High School gymnasium. With this one day event, there will be a maximum of 32 teams competing for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies. Trophies will also be awarded to the teams that raise the most money in support of our SO athletes.

Team Captains can register your team and begin your fundraising efforts at: http://www.firstgiving.com/SOOR/dodgeball There is a registration fee of $250 per team, which must be paid when you register online. Move fast…only 32 teams can compete in this year’s event! Get your spot early so you don’t miss out!

Check-in begins at 8:00 am with pool play starting at 9:00 am. The winners of each pool will then move on to the champion’s bracket and compete for the Championship trophy.

Teams will consist of a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 10 members. Individuals can only play on one team’s roster. Game start times, team brackets and complete tournament rules will be emailed to team captains by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16.

AaronDODGEBALL TOURNAMENT FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

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  1. Jackie�s budget olympic 2012 and british buys olympic info hotels

    Hey Crossfitportland,
    Neat Post, A number of years back, Grant was a student in our special needs classroom. He had Downs Syndrome, and although he was a high school junior, he was learning at the level of a student in 2nd or 3rd grade. He had a lot of interests, however, and one of them was participating in Special Olympics. Despite his enthusiasm, we were surprised to learn that during the summer following his junior year, he participated in the international paralympic games where he took home a first place. That fall, he came back to school sporting his medal, a huge smile, and a special little swagger. His success had propelled him to a whole different level where he had self-confidence and his peers elected him Homecoming King.
    Wishes

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