Special Olympics World Games 2009
Location: Expo Idaho - Boise, Idaho, USA
The Floor Hockey competition was held at Expo Center in Boise, Idaho, USA on the week of Feb. 7th – 13th 2009. With approximately 1,175 athletes from 82 teams representing 70 Special Olympics programs from around the world. The Expo Center hosted the Floor Hockey competition World Winter Games with 7 hockey courts using Mylec Hockey goals in each rink. Events offered include Traditional Team Competition (Male), Traditional Team Competition (Female) and Unified Team Competition from Yemen, South Africa, El Salvador, China, Japan, Uruguay, India, Honduras, Spain, Costa Rico, Mexico, Algeria, Poland, Russia, Czech Rep., Greece, Germany, Chile, Kuwait and the United States. Mylec a proud sponsor of the 2009 Special Olympics Floor Hockey competitions and was the only supplier to distribute helmets, shin pads, goalie equipment, sticks and player equipment at the World Winter Games.