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Smoky Mountain Region - Area 33

Area 31 Lewis, Perry, & Wayne
The Smoky Mountain Region, Area 33, includes Cocke & Sevier counties.
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Special Olympics Smoky Mountain Region - Area 33 Contact Info
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Co-Directors-Ed Ledbetter, Gale Parton, and Steve Hamilton
Adult Program Liaison-Ed Ledbetter
School Program Liaison-Gale Parton
Ed Ledbetter: [email protected]
Gale Parton: [email protected]
Steve Hamilton: [email protected]

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There is a different procedure in Area 33 this year for registering for the Summer Games. If you are interested in participating in bocce, powerlifting or athletics (track & field) at the Summer Games in Nashville, May 19 & 20, contact Ed Ledbetter (See ONLINE above.)

(Post date 2/17/2023)

The Area swim meet date has changed to March 23. See Area Schedule below.

(Post date 2/20/23)

Related local activities/events:

March 11. Autism Expo, at Evergreen Smoky Mtn. Lodge & Convention Center. For info, see the FaceBook page for Smoky Mountain Austim Success Hub

(Post date 2/19/23)


Program lead: Dan
Golf partners/coaches: Billy, Dan, Don, Bo, Gary, Terry, Merv, O.A., Jeff and Larry.

  • March 7: G.O.L.F. fundraiser planning meeting, Fuddrucker's, at 5 pm.
  • April 5: G.O.L.F. fundraiser tournament. Sevierville Golf Club.
  • May 2: First golf practice of the 2023 season. Sevierville Golf Club, 6-7 pm.
  • June 1: East Tennessee Golf Open tournament. Sevierville Golf Club
  • Link to State Golf Tournament schedule
  • Golf practices are held at 6 pm on the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Sevierville Golf Club and on the second Tuesday at The Track in Pigeon Forge. Practices are subject to last minute change due to weather or other factors. The Area has one of the most active golf programs in the state. If you've not tried this sport before, come join us and try it out! There are openings for golfers of all skill levels!

Head Coach: Eve
Assistant coaches: Jan, Terrie, Rosie

  • March 23: Area 33 Swim Meet . Pigeon Forge Community Center, 8 am to noon.
  • April 15: Invitational Swim Meet. Middle Tennessee State University.
  • Swim practices take place on Saturdays at the Pigeon Forge Community Center from 10 am to 11:30 am.

Track & Field:

  • TENTATIVE: May 11 & 12: Area track & field meet. Sevierville High School.
Sports currently offered in Area 33
Upcoming Events Smoky Mountain Region - Area 33
Sports we hope to offer this year
Athletics (Track & Field)
Athletics (Track & Field)