Opening Ceremony – Friday, June 9th
At the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, AL
3:00 Gates Open and Fan Fair – fun outdoor festivities, face painting, food vendors, music, sports challenges, etc.
5:00 Athlete Leadership Summit – talks from athletes and Olympians!
7:00 Parade of Athletes, lighting of the Olympic Flame, fireworks show, and much more!
Youth Handball Tournament & USA Team Handball International Match – Sat., June 10th
at Dothan High School in Dothan, AL
The School of Kinesiology partners with the Alabama Sports Festival Foundation (ASF) to bring team handball to the annual Alabama State Games, an Olympic-style sporting event. This year will feature a youth handball tournament with two divisions, one for 3rd – 5th graders and one for 6th – 7th graders.
The USA Team Handball (USATH) Men’s National team will also play a featured international match to showcase this exciting sport!
Handball games will be played on Saturday, June 10. This is Olympic Day for the School of Kinesiology. It celebrates the spirit of Olympism and the core values of excellence, friendship, and respect.