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State Basketball Tournament

Friday, March 9, 2018Saturday, March 10, 2018
MiSU Dome, Minot, ND
State Basketball Tournament

For the 38th consecutive year, the city of Minot will serve as host of the Special Olympics North Dakota (SOND) State Basketball Tournament. More than 400 Special Olympics athletes from communities throughout North Dakota will compete in the two-day event.

Tentative Schedule:
Friday, March 9th
7:30 a.m. - Volunteer Registration opens @ MiSU Dome
9:15 a.m. - Basketball Pairing round matches begin @ MiSU Dome
10:00 a.m. - Individual Skills Competition begins
12:30 p.m. - Opening Ceremony and Parade of Athletes @ MiSU Dome
1:30 p.m. - Basketball Team Competition begins
7:30 p.m. - Athlete Dance

Saturday, March 10th
7:30 a.m. - Volunteer Registration opens @ MiSU Dome
9:00 a.m. - Basketball competition continues
2:00 p.m. - Basketball Tournament Awards Ceremony

*All events are free and the public is encouraged to attend!

Team Competition will be held at the following facilities:
MiSU Dome, MiSU Swain Hall, Bishop Ryan High School , Minot City Auditorium , Magic City Campus, Minot City Armory

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Facilities/equipment set up and support
  • Basketball referees
  • Scorekeepers and Timekeepers
  • Athlete meal preparation and distribution
  • Fans in the Stands