The City of Calabasas will serve as a host city for a delegation of Special Olympics athletes before the opening of the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles.
About 7,000 participants from 170 nations will compete in more than 20 sports between July 25 and Aug. 2 next year at arenas including USC and UCLA. Among the competitions are aquatics, gymnastics, kayaking, basketball and soccer.
Calabasas will be one of 100 Southern California cities participating in a four-day pre-games celebration— hailing athletes from around the globe.
Host towns are responsible for providing accommodations, meals, activities and local transportation for the athletes and their sponsors.
Visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/special-olympics.html to find information about volunteering and sponsorship opportunities.