August 16, 2011

Special Olympics Georgia Hosts Masters Bowling in Warner Robins and Horse Show in Perry Aug. 19-21

ATLANTA, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Special Olympics Georgia State Games will be held in middle Georgia this weekend: the State Horse Show and State Masters Bowling. Nearly 900 athletes from all over Georgia will travel to Warner Robins to compete to be the best bowler and Perry for equestrian competitions.

In Warner Robins, bowling competitions will be held at Gold Cup Warner Robins and Robins Lanes Air Force Base. This is the second of three years Masters Bowling will be in Warner Robins.

The Horse Show features more than 200 athletes from all over the state competing to be Georgia's best in showmanship, dressage, English and western riding, and riding trails at Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry.

The games are free and open to the public. Awards will be given out throughout the weekend.

All events are free and open to the public.

If you would like to be a volunteer, contact [email protected] or if you would like to be a sponsor, contact [email protected]. For more information about the games and for a schedule, visit Come be a fan in the stands.

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA)
SOGA provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for nearly 23,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills, and friendships with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community. For more information, visit

SOURCE Special Olympics Georgia