Special Olympics - USA Games - 2018
This year the 2018 USA Games will be hosted in Seattle and as a Knight you can support one of the Knights of Columbus programs The Special Olympics, in conjunction with the The Archdiocese of Seattle Catholic Schools .
Our Visibility … Our Solidarity... Our Volunteers...
Our 3 Day Commitment as an Archdiocese!
Choice 1: Friday, June 29: SEATAC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT! It’s AIRPORT WELCOME DAY! We welcome athletes, coaches, cheer squads, and families to volunteer for 3 shifts to be Greeters, Baggage Claim Helpers and Baggage Carriers, and Hospitality Guides to the light rail station! Please help us welcome the Special Olympics athletes, their families, and delegates!
Choice 2: Saturday, June 30: 7:00 PM. MASS FOR THE ATHLETES, their families and friends, and delegations with Archbishop J. Peter Sartain on the University of Washington campus. We need volunteers to greet and provide hospitality support for this special moment.
Choice 3: Sunday, July 1: 9 AM to 12:30 PM – Join as Archdiocesan schools to build the mile long CHEER LINE to honor all Special Olympics athletes as they gather for the Parade of Athletes! Families who volunteer will have access into Opening Ceremony where you can stay and be Fans in the Stands at Opening Ceremony from 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM at University of Washington's Husky Stadium, where there will be the Parade of Athletes, entertainment, and the Lighting of the Special Olympics Cauldron to open the 2018 USA Games!
Knights of Columbus: The Knights of Columbus family of volunteers is encouraged to support all opportunities and particularly we look forward to the USA Games Family 4th Celebration, presented by Coca-Cola at Husky Stadium on the 4th of July.
1) Bring your teenagers and help set up the party before you head off to your own activities for the day
2) come in the afternoon and join in the fun with the athletes coaches and their families.
This is an exclusive party presented by Coca-Cola with games, food and entertainment.
For frequently asked questions regarding volunteering, click here.