Calendar of Events:

January 20-21-22:             SOGA Winter Games – Cobb County

2017 Winter Games Information Guide Here

Friday, February 3rd:         Bowling @ Stars and Strikes  ($10.00 – 7pm-9pm)

                                                 *(please note, bowling night is not an official SO supervised event)

February TBA:                     Summer Games Registration coming soon for (Athletics) Track and Field, Flag Football, Table Tennis and Aquatics. Be on the lookout for the email blast.

2017 Indoor Winter Games are here!

2017 Winter Games Information Guide Here

Opening Ceremony Friday night (January 20th at 7:30 PM)

Daley Fitzpatrick and Kyle Murberger will be part of the Torch Relay as they light the Cauldron for the 2017 Games!

Cobb Civic Center – (770-528-8450)       548 South Marrietta Parkway  30060

(Going 75N – take exit 263) Merge onto South Marietta Pkwy

Please see Family Information Guide attached for Venue and Games Information.

Good luck Athletes, Coaches and Unified Partners - Shine Bright for Forsyth!    115 Athletes, 22 Partners and 36 Coaches   Go SO Forsyth!

Battle of the Backboards

Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather, we had to cancel the event. However, the Forsyth Teams and Skills were able to enjoy some scrimmage time at Dobbs Creek.

Thank you David Phillips for arranging the event and Ryder for sponsoring!  We look forward to hosting The Battle of the Backboards next year!

T-Shirt from Raffle Ticket Sales

If you ordered your “I’m a Big Deal” Raffle Ticket T-shirt - you may pick it up at the BOE.  Monday – Friday 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. 

Big Deal T-Shirt Order List

Any questions call Robin @ the Board of Education  770-887-2461  ext. 202100     7:30 am to 4:30pm

Any questions please contact:  Linda Fitzpatrick  or Dana Westbrook


Great News!
Congratulations to Alex Merritt!  Alex was selected to participate in the USA Indoor Power Lifting Forum, held in Orlando, November 18-20.   Alex traveled to Orlando with his Coach, Mark Keesee, and Parents as he represented Special Olympics Forsyth & Georgia!   US Programs that participated were: Delaware, Georgia, Indiana and South Dakota.   GO ALEX!  

*Athlete Participation Requirements

As a reminder, all athletes must be up to date on their participation forms.  For initial eligibility, the form must be signed by a parent and doctor.  Every 3 years, the forms must be renewed prior to the expiration date.   To renew, you must first identify the status of the athlete.  “A” status requires parent signature only.  “AB” status requires both a doctor and parent signature.   If the form expires, then the athlete must complete the form with a parent signature and doctor signature again.  Please check the athlete list provided at  Athletes not listed do not have an eligibility form on file or the form has expired (the athlete is unable to practice or compete without this form).  For questions, please contact Charlene Northcutt at  Please note the posted list may not include forms submitted within 30 days of this email blast.  A copy of the participation form is attached to this email.  Once the form is completed, please fax to Charlene Northcutt at 770-888-1278.




Bowling 1st Friday evening of each Month – Stars and Strikes

Questions?  Contact

*Please continue to check the website @ for more SO Forsyth information throughout the year! 

Thank you!

A BIG thank you to everyone who organized, participated and supported El Rio &
Special Olympics Forsyth’s  4th Annual Car Wash with our Fantastic Forsyth High Schools
Central, Lambert, North, South and West.  See below for the Car Wash Challenge Winner:

  • Congratulations West High School 1st Place
  • Central High School coming in a close 2nd Place
Thanks everyone!


FIRST FRIDAYS BOWLING SOCIAL at Stars and Strikes will start at 7:00 pm – First Friday of every month 2016 except for Friday, August 5th, 2016, due to Special Olympics Cumming Aquatic Center Party

Bowling update  - 1st Friday of the month.  Pam Hutchinson has graciously volunteered to be our new host for bowling night!
She is now the "Lady of the Lanes" for SO Forsyth @ Stars and Strikes.  Thank you PAM!
New contact is

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Registration typically starts about 10-12 weeks before the games.  Check out the website at  More to come...

Brooke Hasfjord Represented SOFC and Team USA at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles as part of the Team USA Swim Team 2015.

Brooke is featured around 4:56 in this video on ESPN.  We are so proud of you Brooke!

Brooke Hasfjord on ESPN

Brooke Hasfjord in the News!

Thank you Bruce FaBrizio of The Egbar Foundation for $2,500 Donation!

SOFC is so grateful to The Egbar Foundation and their very generation gift of $2,500!  Below, representing the Egbar Foundation is Bruce FaBrizio, Founder and Chairman.  Recipient Dana Westbrook and several SOFC athletes are exicted for this wonderful gift and support!


Congratulations to Dayley Fitzpatrick for representing Special Olympics Forsyth County at the  Special Olympics USA competition in New Jersey 2014

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