More than 250 Special Olympics athletes and family members are expected to gather for the 27th annual Special Olympics Delaware Families Day at the Beach, set for 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 15 at Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes.

Athletes and families participate in the annual Hoss Cochran fishing tournament, which is sponsored by the Delaware Mobile Surf Fishermen Association and Lighthouse View Bait and Tackle with volunteers provided by the Rehoboth Beach Lions Club. Prizes are awarded for the first, biggest and most fish caught.

After the tournament, a picnic lunch is provided by the Rehoboth Beach Kiwanis Club, with support from the Rising Sun Masonic Lodge No. 4.

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