Opening Ceremonies is scheduled for Wednesday evening at Gallagher Iba Arena. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with pre-show entertainment. The official Opening Ceremonies begin at 7:30 p.m. with the traditional Parade of Athletes. Opening Ceremonies is where special awards are given to the Athlete of the Year, Coach of the Year, Fankhauser Volunteer of the Year, Spirit Award, Family of the Year, and the Synar Award for Excellence.
The Flame of Hope is carried into Opening Ceremonies by the Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Contact the following for more information about Summer Games:
Athletic Competitions: Teri Hockett and John Seals
Volunteer Opportunities: Beth White
Donations & Sponsorships: Derek Cain
Media and Public Relations: Donna Ham
27-minute video Overview of the
2012 Summer Games
Including interviews with Head Coach Barry Switzer,
Stan Clark of Eskimo Joe's, and
Coach Danny Manning, The University of Tulsa