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Basketball “bounced” its way into competition at the 1968 Special Olympics World Games and has grown to include over 69,000 athletes from the US Program and 40 countries. As one of the world’s most popular sports, basketball is a favorite among athletes. Special Olympics basketball teaches teamwork and skills of the game.

2018 Schedule

Starting Date: January 1, 2018
10-week Training Period: January 1 - March 2, 2018
Training School Target Dates: December 17, 2017 - January 14, 2018
Area Tournaments: January 27 - February 11, 2018
District Tournaments: February 3-18, 2018
Entry Deadline: February 21, 2018
State Tournament in Minot: March 9-10, 2018

Upcoming Basketball Events

Sunday, February 25, 2018
Mandan, ND

Friday, March 9, 2018Saturday, March 10, 2018
MSU Dome, Minot, ND

Basketball Results

Click here to view results from the 2017 State Basketball Tournament

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Coaching Guide and Rules

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