Turf Wars is Tone House’s annual athletic competition in which athletes compete in 10 events relevant to the Tone House training program. These events consist of an assortment of endurance, strength, and agility movements, as well as a surprise “wild card” event unique to the typical Tone House regimen. Event champions are deemed as the “Man and Woman of the House.”

Individuals and Doubles divisions will take on the competition at the same time, with Doubles Teams mixed in with Individual competitors. Each Doubles Team will have only one Team member competing at a time.

Turf Wars 2024 sets a fundraising goal of $50,000 for Special Olympics New York, the official non-profit partner of the event. Competitors have the opportunity to create individual fundraising pages to raise money for the organization throughout the training season and up to competition day. Special Olympics Athletes will join the competition field at the end of the day for an impressive display of athleticism & camaraderie – don’t miss it!

Special Olympics New York provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community