Area 3 Special Olympics prepares for bowling event

Special Olympics_10155787526277497_192770670011099448_n_1539698993599.jpg

Without bowling a strike, individuals from the area will have a chance to bowl a perfect game.

The Area 3 Special Olympics is currently preparing to host the 2018 annual bowling competitions in October in November in East Tennessee. Athletes with special needs will be competing from Carter, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington counties and organizers are inviting the public to attend the event.

“Teachers, coaches and volunteers from the community will be in attendance to support this exciting and memorable occasion,” the organization said in a release issued to WJHL.”

Special Olympics will be hosting three different events to accommodate all age groups. The first event will be held on October 26 for all athletes from adult agencies, including Dawn of Hope, Envision, Enhanced, Brother’s Keeper, Comcare and Friends. The second competition will be held November 2 for all athletes from local high schools. The final event will be held November 9 for all local elementary, intermediate and middle school athletes.

Holiday Lanes, located at 117 Broyles Drive, Johnson City, 37601, will host the events with each pegged to start at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, contact the Special Olympics office at 1-888-915-7227 or by email at To volunteer, email The public can also follow the organization on social media via their Facebook page, Area 3 Special Olympics, or their Twitter feed: @Area3SpclOlympc.

“We sincerely invite all family, friends, and the public to come out and support these athletes on such an uplifting and exciting day for athletes, coaches, parents, and volunteers alike. The continual support of the community and fans is and always will be appreciate,” the organization stated.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss