Media Invitation: Special Olympics Qualifier

The Peterborough Police Service Law enforcement Torch Run team will be at St. Peter’s Secondary School on Thursday November 14, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. to cheer on and support local athletes participating in the Special Olympics Youth Qualifiers. During this event students from various local schools will attend St. Peter’s to qualify in basketball and will have a chance through this competition to advance through to the provincial games. The basketball qualifier starts at 9:30 a.m. and runs until approximately 1:30 p.m.

Other upcoming qualifying events include the bocce qualifier from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday February 21, 2019 at the Spiplex at 7939 Highway 7 in Selwyn Township and the floor hockey qualifier from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday April 7, 2019 at Crestwood Secondary School.

These various events and competitions provide youth between the ages of 13 and 21 with an introduction to Special Olympics.

Our media partners are invited and encouraged to attend all of the events.