2018 USA Games – Team Maryland Quota Announced

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Special Olympics Maryland has received and accepted its quota for the 2018 USA Games to be held in Seattle on July 1 – 6, 2018.

We are very pleased to announce that Team Maryland is expected to be comprised of the following:
o Working Total of 115 in Team Maryland

  •  109 official delegation members (64 athletes, 14 Unified Partners, 22 coaches, 1 HOD, 8 “additional staff”)
  •  6 “unofficial” additional team members

Quota by sport (Note: Some allotments have additional criteria such as event level)

  •  Athletics: 7 athletes (3F, 4M), 2 coaches
  • Basketball: 1 traditional team, 1 unified team, 5 coaches
  • Bocce: 4 athletes (2F, 2M), 1 coach
  • Bowling: 4 athletes (2F, 2M), 1 coach
  • Golf: 2 athletes (1F, 1M), 2 partners (2M), 1 coach
  • Powerlifting: 2 athletes (1F, 1M), 1 coach
  • Soccer: 1 traditional adult 5v5 team, 3 coaches
  • Softball: 1 traditional team, 4 coaches
  • Swimming: 6 athletes (3F, 3M), 2 coaches
  • Tennis: 4 athletes (1F, 3M), 2 partners (1F, 1M), 2 coaches

 

Team Maryland athlete and Unified Partner selection will be based on SOMD state championship events held between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

This article was written by Special Olympics Maryland

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