Area 8

Soccer Team Area 8-USA Games, Orlando 2022
Area 8 is made of the following counties: Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Roanoke and the cities of Roanoke and Salem
Contact Us
Special Olympics Area 8 Contact Info
In Person
1100 South Main Street Suite B
Blacksburg VA 24060
By Phone
540.951.2979 (fax)
Sports Offered
Spring and Summer
Winter, Spring, and Summer
Southwest Region Recent News
Virginia Tech, a Special Olympics Unified Champion School, received national banner recognition Feb. 4 for the school's efforts to provide inclusive sports for that include persons with and without disabilities. This honor is a result of meeting 10 Special Olympics’ national standards of excellence in the areas of inclusion, advocacy and respect. Virginia Tech is the first university in the state to receive this honor.
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David Thomason will take office on July 1, 2022, as Special Olympics Virginia’s President.
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As National Volunteer Week comes to an end, we want to extend a enormous thank you to each and every volunteer across the state.
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