Arizona Special Olympics taking place this weekend

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SURPRISE, AZ (CBS5) -

Hundreds of athletes are getting ready for Special Olympics Arizona.

The 2013 fall games kick off on Saturday Oct. 19.

More than 1,000 athletes from across Arizona are expected to take part in the two-day annual event competing for gold, silver and bronze medals.

Events range from swimming to bocce ball to softball.

For complete information and locations, visit Special Olympics Arizona online.

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