Nearly 1,000 student athletes from 16 different districts are expected to compete in the games, which will be held on the school and College at Brockport campuses.

Brockport Central School District will be hosting the 2016 Monroe County Special Olympics Spring Track and Field Games on Wednesday, June 8.

According to our news partner, News10NBC, nearly 1,000 student athletes from 16 different districts are expected to compete in the games, which will be held on the school and College at Brockport campuses.

Opening Ceremonies kick off at 9:30 a.m., featuring a parade of athletes, torch run and singing of the National Anthem. Local dignitaries including Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, Executive Director of Programs and Services at the Veterans’ Outreach Center Todd Baxter and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lesli C. Myers will also be introduced.

Competition is scheduled to begin at 10:15 a.m. and conclude by 1 p.m.