Sioux Falls Fireworks

Special Olympics


SE Area Basketball Tournament

Saturday, February 17

Summit Activity Center, Yankton

Reminder All Athletes:

  • All athletes are required to wear their uniform to participate. If you are not wearing your uniform you will not be allowed to play or cheer. Cheerleaders your uniform is the cheer t-shirt with warm-up pants. All other athletes wear your black and athletic gold Fireworks jersey with your Fireworks shorts.
  • Athletes need to wear your uniform or warm-ups during the opening ceremony. Remember we are there to represent the Fireworks.
  • Lunch is provided for all registered athletes and volunteers starting at 11:45 a.m.

Athletes Registered to Ride the Bus:

  • The buses will begin loading at 6:30 a.m. in the NW corner of the Lowe's Parking Lot (W 26th St & I-29).
  • Buses will leave at 6:45 a.m. You must be on-time or buses will leave without you.
  • Athletes need to wear their uniform on the bus.
  • Breakfast will be provided on the bus.
  • The buses are expected to arrive back in Sioux Falls at around 6:15 p.m.

Athletes registered to ride with Parents or Staff:

  • Please report to the red bleachers by 8:30 a.m. You will receive your name tag from your coach.
  • If not attending opening ceremony, please arrive no later than a half hour prior to the start of your first game or scheduled event.
  • All teams play 2-3 games

Complete Games Schedule

Note: Cheer and Skills begin at 10 a.m.

Yankton Map

Questions can be directed to Heather at 605-336-0240 or via email at

Soup Supper & Scrimmage Games

Monday, February 19

Lincoln HS

Soup Supper:

  • Meal fundraiser is $5 per person and includes a bowl of chili or soup, hot dog, dessert, and a drink.
  • Serving time is 5 to 6:30 p.m. or sooner if the food runs out!

Scrimmage Games:

  • This is a required practice for all athletes
  • All teams will play one game. See below for schedule
  • Athletes are required to wear their uniform

Soup Supper Scrimmage Games Schedule

Questions can be directed to Heather at 605-336-0240 or via email at 

Spring/Summer Games Sign-up

Spring/Summer Games sign-up is open online through Monday, February 26. The in-person sign-up is Monday, February 19 at Lincoln HS 5:30-7 p.m.

Select the link below to sign up or the sign up link on the toolbar to the right.

Sports Offered:

Practice Information:

  • Practices will be once per week
  • Click on the sport above to review the practice details. You will NOT receive a reminder phone call!


2018 USA Games.jpg

2018 USA Games will be held in Seattle WA July 1-6, 2018. Team South Dakota will consist of 44 athletes, 7 unified partners and 13 coaches. The following athletes from the Sioux Falls Fireworks have been selected to participate:

Athletics (Track): Chana Sandoval & Adrianna Bamsey
Bocce Ball: Denelle Wilson
Basketball: Taylor Allen, Sarah Faue, Jon Underberg & Bruce Weeldryer
Softball: Noah Pierce, Tim Schellhouse & Chris Smith

The following athletes have been selected as alternates:
Colin Brude in Bocce Ball
Josh Benda in Basketball

Congratulations athletes!! We are so proud of you!!

State Summer Games 2018
State Summer Games were scheduled to be held in Brookings next year. However, due to facility conflicts State Summer Games have been moved to Spearfish.

The annual Fireworks newsletter is now available. Click on the link below to view the 2017 newsletter.

  • SE Area Basketball Tournament: Saturday, Feb 17 in Yankton
  • Soup Supper & Scrimmage Games: Monday, Feb 19
  • Spring/Summer Games Sign-up available online Feb 16-26
  • Spring/Summer Games In-person Sign-up: Feb 19 at LHS 5:30-7 p.m.
  • State Basketball March 24 & 25 in Mitchell

Committee Meetings:

The Fireworks committee meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.  If you would like to attend please contact Chad at

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