Competition Taking Place in Campton and Plymouth

Concord, NH (April 2, 2024) – Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) will hold the 2024 State Basketball Tournament this Saturday, April 6th in both Plymouth and Campton. More than 40 teams from across the state will compete on six different courts at four different venues.

Competition is set to take place in Campton at Campton Elementary School and in Plymouth at Plymouth State University, Plymouth Regional High School and Plymouth Elementary School. The day will include 3 on 3 and 5 on 5 games for both traditional and Unified teams along with Individual Skill Competition. Special Olympics Unified Sports® joins individuals with and without intellectual disabilities together to compete as teammates.

Competition starts at 8:00am at all locations except Plymouth State University (PSU) where tip-off is scheduled for 9:00am. Tournament play should conclude by 1:30 pm at PSU and by 3:30pm at the other locations.

“We held basketball assessments back on March 16th at Proctor Academy,” said SONH President and CEO Mary Conroy. “Those assessments had a great athlete turnout and it’s obvious that they have been training for this tournament and are ready to compete. Spectators are welcome at all basketball locations to cheer our athletes on,” she continued. Admission to all venues is free.

More info about all events can be found at  Media is requested to attend and welcome at all events and any media looking to interview local athletes in a specific town, city or region can contact Mark Ericson at or 603-498-5186.

About Special Olympics New Hampshire

Special Olympics New Hampshire (SONH) is an accredited program of Special Olympics International (SOI) and is part of an international global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.  Using sports as the catalyst and programming around health and education, Special Olympics is fighting inactivity, injustice and intolerance.