The GUMBO North Games will kick off this Friday at Lee Hedges Stadium.
Events begin at 9 a.m. Volunteers are asked to arrive around 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Opening ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m.
The GUMBO games are not Special Olympics events, as GUMBO athletes are not mentally disabled. An example of a GUMBO athlete include amputees, people with cerebral palsy, those who have suffered a stroke or traumatic brain injury, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy, arthrogryposis, dwarf, blind, and visual impairments, among other conditions.