March 18-20—MENDON—Special Olympics Vermont presents the 2018 Winter Games at Pico Mountain, March 18-20. Athletes will compete in Alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. The snowshoeing portion of the events will be held at Mountain Meadows XC Ski Center.
Sunday will see the Parade of Athletes at 6:45 p.m., a procession through Pico Mountain base area. Opening ceremonies will follow at 7 p.m. Competitions ensue Monday and Tuesday, with other events taking place throughout each day, including a banquet and a dance at the Killington Grand Hotel on Monday, and an Olympic Town and barbecue lunch on Tuesday.
Awards will be given to the first, second, and third place competitors in each sport.
For a full schedule of events, how to become a volunteer, and more information on Special Olympics Vermont, visit specialolympicsvermont.org.