2023 Ithaca Night of Champions

June 08, 2023 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Stewart Park, Ithaca, NY, USA

UPDATE 6/7/23 - Due to air quality conditions in Ithaca, Night of Champions has been cancelled. Our 2023 Game Changers will be honored at Opening Ceremonies, which will be held indoors, Friday, June 9th at 7pm at the Ithaca College A&E Center. Please contact us with any questions.


Join Special Olympics New York at the Stewart Park Large Pavilion for a community celebration as we kick off our State Summer Games weekend. Guests will enjoy a taste of Ithaca featuring local food and drink, an interactive Unified Bocce exhibition, raffles, and entertainment by a JB Party Sounds, all while we honor our 2023 Game Changers. Rain or shine.


2023 Game Changers

Lt. Barry Banfield - Ithaca Police Department

Karli Buday - Cornell University

Dr. La Jerne Terry Cornish - Ithaca College

Dr. Carl Haynes - Tompkins County Community College (Ret.)

Michael Perehinec - Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP


Individual Tickets $75

Family 4-Pack $250

Corporate Pack $500 - Includes 6 tickets to the event and recognition during event. Tickets can be used by sponsors or donated for Special Olympics NY athletes and their families to attend for free.



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Questions? Contact Heather-Liz Meglino


Stewart Park, Ithaca, NY, USA

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