The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games is taking place from January 29 through February 5 at the areas around Gangneung-si and Pyeongchang-gun in Gangwon-do Province. The Special Olympics World Winter Games are an international sports competition for people with intellectual disabilities. This year the Special Olympics World Winter Games will host 3,300 athletes from 111 countries.
Tickets to the Special Olympics are 10,000won and are available to purchase online or at the venues. The purchase of a ticket allows entrance to all the Olympic events taking place and also comes with the added bonus of 20 discount coupons to festivals and tourist attractions in Gangwon-do Province. With the Special Olympics ticket, admission to the Pyeongchang Trout Festival, Samyang EcoGreen Campus (Old Samyang Ranch), and Herbnara Farm are available at half-price and entry to the Lee Hyo-seok Memorial Hall and Pyeongchang Donggang Freshwater Fish Ecology Center is free.
Courtesy of 2013 PyeongChang Special Olympics Winter Games World Competition Organization Committee