Athletics

2017 Informational Letters


Track & Field is very popular among our LEEP athletes. In this sport,  our athletes compete in different events including running, walking, wheelchair, throwing, and jumping events.

LEEP also provides the opportunity for Unified relay teams for those interested in competing. On a Unified relay team, there are 2 athletes with disabilities and 2 without disabilities.

 It's a great sport to join to improve your skills and learn more about Track & Field! All atheletes will be grouped by divisions accroding to events, abilibity level and age (when possible).No matter what your skill level is, LEEP will help you improve throughout the athletics season.

 

Participation Requirements

After an athlete has registered for participation with LEEP's delegation, they must follow these steps for participation.

 
  1. LEEP Participant Information Forms Completed
  2. Athlete Application  for Participation in Special Olympics
  3. 2017  LEEP Membership
  4. Participation Contract
  5. Sport Fee Paid

All athletes must have a current LEEP Participant Information  Form and Athlete Application  for Participation in Special Olympics on file at LEEP to participate.  The Special Olympics form must be completed every three years and require a Dr. signature.  


Track and Field Rules and Regulations
 

Tournament Information

Area Tournament

Sunday, May7, 2017
Gustavus Adolphus  College, 
St. Peter, MN

State Tournament

Friday, June 23 - Saturday, June 25, 2017
Eastview Highschool 
 Applevalley, MN

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I wear to practice?
  • For the safety of all, athletes should wear appropriate active wear to practice with tennis shoes that lace up.
     
Where is practice held?
  • Practice will always be held at West High School Track (1351 South Riverfront Dr., Mankato) 
     
How will I know if practice is cancelled?
  • A message will be left on LEEP's Cancellation Line at 507-387-9996 announcing any changes or cancellations. Please confirm practices/tournaments before arriving to the facility. All cancellation decisions will be made by 4 pm on the day of practice. If ISD77 Public School activities are cancelled due to weather, ALL LEEP practices are also automatically cancelled.

 

​What if I am unable to afford participation fees?
LEEP does have some scholarship funds available. These funds are available to any current LEEP Member that may be  having financial difficulties. Athletes must apply to recieve these funds, please contact  LEEP's Athletic Manager at 507-387-5122 or by email athletics@mankatoleep.org with quesitons. 

Other

  • Tobacco products are prohibited by Special Olympics and there is absolutely no smoking on school grounds.  If you do feel the need to use these products, please do so before you arrive or after you leave the facility.  
     
  • LEEP is not responsible for supervision of participants before or after designated practice times so it is important that your transportation rides are on time. Thank you!

If you have any questions please contact the LEEP Office 507-387-5122 or
by email: athletics@mankatoleep.org.