Tipton Family to Entertain Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies Roundup: May 15, 2019 Gallagher Iba Arena, Celebrating 50 Years of Awesome!

Bristle 10 year old and her sister Bella who is 11 will be performing alongside their father World Record Holding Trick Roper Marty Tipton for the Grand Opening Ceremonies for Special Olympics May 15, 2019 Gallagher Iba Arena. Oklahoma athletes numbering in the thousands, meet in Stillwater every year in May for the Summer Games. Staff and hundreds of volunteers are on hand to make sure athletes have three days full of competitions, Olympic-style ceremonies, an Olympic Village, food, housing and many fun activities.

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Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes will compete in nine sports: Athletics (Track and Field), Bocce, Bowling, Golf, Horseshoes, Powerlifting, Unified 3-on-3 Basketball, and Unified Softball. Other events include Motor Activities and Stars of the Future.


Hundreds of volunteers are needed to plan, organize and accomplish a successful Summer Games every year. People interested in volunteering at the Special Olympics Summer Games should contact the State Office at 918-481-1234 or email info@sook.


For a detailed Schedule of Events, visit the Schedule of Events page!

Please visit the Special Olympics of Oklahoma’s social media pages for more information: Facebook and Twitter



Published by Oklahoma Kid

Marty Tipton also known as the Oklahoma Kid is a Trick Roper and Comedian & Humorist. He a fourth generation lasso spinning artist with relative ties to the legendary Will Rogers by way of his grandmother McSpadden who was a cousin to Willy or the legendary Will Rogers. Tipton is a modern-day humorist with a western twist who sends audiances rolling in the isles across america with laughter and amazement.

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