John L Cassidy Heartland Winter Games

by | Jul 6, 2016 |


2018 Winter Games Tentative Schedule of Events

Please click on the Ski Clinics tab for information on the 2019 Clinics being held January 6, 13, 20 and 29

Floor Hockey will be held at UNO campus – University of Nebraska – Omaha on February 10 & 11



January   6 – 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Alpine Skiing      2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing
January 13 – 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m   Alpine Skiing      2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing
January 20 – 12:30 p.m. – 4:30.p.m.  Alpine Skiing      2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing

January 29 – 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m     Alpine Skiing      7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing

Snow Creek Ski Area – 1 Snow Creek Dr, Weston, MO
Bode Ice Arena – 2500 SW Parkway, St Joseph, MO

Floor Hockey –  February 10 & 11  – UNO campus – University of Nebraska – Omaha, 6001 Dodge St, Omaha, NE 68182

Each year hats and scarves are given to athletes from Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa and Nebraska, who participate in the John L. Cassidy Winter Games. We ask volunteers to crochet or knit these items for the athletes. Each year we post the colors for the upcoming games. For the 2019 games the colors are Lion Brand Yarn, Vanna’s Choice in Peacock and Silver Blue. Our goal is 175 scarves and hats.

Scarf guidelines:
50-60 inches including fringe
6-7 inches wide
any design or pattern using both colors

Please wash before packing into a ziploc bag.

Drop off or send completed items to:
Special Olympics Kansas
attn: Michele Johnson
5280 Foxridge Drive
Mission, KS 66202

Thank You to our Sponsors

Prime Partners

Deborah and Richard Batliner


Gold Partners

Doubletree by Hilton, Overland Park

Peggy Phillips

Sitzmark Travel

Kip Tevis & Kerri Vineyard

Bronze Partners

Dennis Gredell

Donna Nally

Dave Schwartz

Team Sponsors

Erik and Linda Avery

Ruthann Bean

Bert Bertencin

John and Jane Cassidy

Mike and Beverly Goodwin

Chris and Paula Hahn

Randy Johnson

Kansas City Parrot Head Club

Linda Minson

Bill and Cathy Nees

Steve Peterson

Dave Schimanski

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Thank you to Civic Live Solutions for providing the Mass Notification System for SOKS to use during events, allowing us to text or email significant updates at a moment’s notice.