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Special Events

Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is excited to host this year’s NAIA National Swimming and Diving Championship! As part of the championship, we are offering several opportunities for teams to participate in outreach programming. Please sign up for one or more of the Champions of Character events by contacting OCCC Aquatics Coordinator at (405) 682-1611 ext. 7481.

Meet ‘n Greet with Special Olympic Athletes

A meet ‘n greet session with Special Olympic Athletes from the area will take place on Tuesday, March 4, 2013 from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm at the Hyatt Place Airport Hotel. NAIA athletes will have the opportunity to visit with Special Olympic Athletes. We ask that each team send at least two (2) athletes to the meet ‘n greet. Light refreshments will be provided.

Veteran Center Visit

Athletes have the opportunity to visit the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center to meet and speak with the veterans. The visit is scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Transportation will be provided by OCCC. Please have the athletes meet on the pool deck of the OCCC Aquatic Center at 9:15 am. We will depart the Aquatic Center at 9:30 am. The visit is scheduled from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Expect the athletes to return to the OCCC Aquatic Center at 12:30 pm. There are only 21 spots available for the visit.

Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Visit

Athletes have the opportunity to visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum. During the visit they will be able to experience the museum, hear from a bombing survivor, and visit the Outdoor Symbolic Memorial. Visitors are encouraged to leave a memento on the Memorial Fence. The visit is scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Transportation will be provided by OCCC. Please have the athletes meet on the pool deck of the OCCC Aquatic Center at 9:15 am. We will depart the Aquatic Center at 9:30 am. The visit is scheduled from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Expect the athletes to return to the OCCC Aquatic Center at 12:30 pm. There are only 21 spots available for this visit.

Meet ‘n Greet with Residents of the Oklahoma Baptist Homes for Children

A meet ‘n greet session with boys and girls from the Baptist Homes for Children will take place on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm in Room 1H8 located just off the pool deck. The meet ‘n greet will take place on Friday night prior to Finals. We ask that each team have one (1) female athlete and one (1) male athlete attend the meet ‘n greet. The meet ‘n greet is for athletes that are not participating in Finals on Friday night.

Thank you in advance for your participation in the Champions of Character events. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

 

Sincerely,
Khari Huff
Aquatics Coordinator
Oklahoma City Community College
(405) 682-1611 ext. 7481
khuff@occc.edu