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We are a global organization with programs in 170 countries. This site may be customized by language and geographic region.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • North America

    North America has over half a million athletes participating in all 32 sports offered by Special Olympics. It is home to athletes from Canada, the Caribbean and the United States. Special Olympics is dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

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Special Olympics North America Contact Info

3712 Benson Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Events in North America

  • Jul
    26
    8th Annual Golf Invitational for Area 8
    Jul 26, 2016
    08:00 AM - 02:30 PM
    East Lansing
    Michigan
    8th Annual Golf Invitational for Area 8

    Join us for the 8th annual golf invitational for Area 8. REGISTRATION – 7:45 AM. TEE OFF- 8:30 AM. 9 HOLE INDIVIDUAL PLAY ** 9 HOLE UNIFIED PLAY. SKILLS COMPETITION**THERE IS NO CHARGE TO PARTICIPATE. BRING SNACKS AND BEVERAGES, LUNCH PROVIDED. ** REGISTRATION DUE TUESDAY July 12, 2016 3:00PM. PLEASE EMAIL OR FAX YOUR REGISTRATION TO somi8@aol.com or 517-755-3179 FAX. ** SOMI SPORTS RULES AND UNIFORM GUIDELINES WILL BE USED. ** All Athletes, Coaches, and Chaperones MUST have current Application for Participation forms. And Volunteer forms on file with the State office. Coaches should bring copies of all forms with them to the event.

    For more information
    Contact: Bruce Campbell
    Email: bruce.a.campbell58@gmail.com
    Phone: 517-887-1175

    Jul 26, 2016
    08:00 AM - 02:30 PM
    The Falcon Golf Course
    555 Quarterhorse Road
    East Lansing, Michigan
    UNITED STATES
  • Jul
    26
    2016 MLS All-Stars Open Training & Special Olympics Unified Match
    Jul 26, 2016
    04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    San Jose
    California
    2016 MLS All-Stars Open Training & Special Olympics Unified Match

    The Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star soccer match presented by MLS WORKS and ESPN, will feature athletes representing 18 MLS clubs from the U.S. and Canada. The teams will take the pitch in an East vs. West matchup immediately following the MLS All-Star open training session at Avaya Stadium. The Unified Sports All-Star soccer teams are comprised of players with and without intellectual disabilities, and will play an 11 v. 11 match consisting of two 35-minute halves. Gates will open to the public at 3:30 PM PT. Get ticket information by using the link below.

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    Jul 26, 2016
    04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
    Avaya Stadium
    1123 Coleman Avenue
    San Jose, California
    UNITED STATES
  • Jul
    29
    Charles E Watson Softball & Golf Tournament
    Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016
     
    Wichita
    Kansas
    Charles E Watson Softball & Golf Tournament

    The Charles E. Watson Softball & Golf Tournament will be held in Wichita, Kansas at two locations. The Golf competition will be held at the Sierra Hills Golf Course on Friday, July 29th. The Softball Competition will be held at the Two Rivers Youth Club on Saturday, July 30th and Sunday July 31st.

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    Contact: Tim Rehder
    Email: rehdert@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9290

    Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016
     
    Sierra Hills - Golf /TRYC - Softball
    13420 E. Pawnee/1700 N Ridge
    Wichita, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
  • Aug
    01
    2016 John Henderson Memorial Golf Tournament To Benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island
    Aug 01, 2016
    11:30 AM - 07:00 PM
    Lincoln
    Rhode Island
    2016 John Henderson Memorial Golf Tournament To Benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island

    The 2016 John Henderson Memorial Golf Tournament To Benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island will be held at Kirkbrae Country Club on Monday, August 1st. Registration and lunch is between 11:30am-1pm. Shotgun start at 1pm. Dinner will be at 6:00pm. The cost for the tournament is $200.00 per golfer which includes lunch, golf and dinner.

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    More Details
    Contact: Dennis DeJesus
    Email: dennis@specialolympicsri.org
    Phone: (401) 349-4900

    Aug 01, 2016
    11:30 AM - 07:00 PM
    Kirkbrae Country Club
    197 Old River Road
    Lincoln, Rhode Island
    UNITED STATES
  • Aug
    07
    23rd Annual Waterfront Canoe Race
    Aug 07, 2016
    11:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    East Greenwich
    Rhode Island
    23rd Annual Waterfront Canoe Race

    Join us at Finn's Harborside in East Greenwich on Aug. 7th for the 23rd Annual Waterfront Canoe Race! Price is $25.00 per person when you register on Eventbrite.com http://bit.ly/295qA47 and $30.00 per person the day of the event. There should be 4 people per team. Registration fee includes entry & food ticket. Registration is at 11:30am and the race is at 12:30pm. If you have questions regarding this event, call: (401) 349-4900

    For more information
    Register here
    Contact: Sam Cornell
    Email: samantha@specialolympicsri.org
    Phone: (401) 349-4900

    Aug 07, 2016
    11:30 AM - 04:00 PM
    Finn's Harborside
    38 Water Street
    East Greenwich, Rhode Island
    UNITED STATES
  • Aug
    08
    Torch Run Golf Tournament
    Aug 08, 2016
    06:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    Rehoboth
    Massachusetts
    Torch Run Golf Tournament

    The Torch Run Golf Tournament to benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island will be held on Monday, August 8th at Crestwood Country Club in Rehoboth, MA. Texas Scramble Format. Registration begins at 6:30am. Continental Breakfast 7:00am-8:00am. Shotgun Start 8:00am. Cocktails and Hors D'Oeuvres to follow Golf. Dinner immediately following. $110 per player. To sign up, please contact Tracy Garabedian at the SORI office: (401) 349-4900.

    For more information
    Contact: Tracy Garabedian
    Email: tracy@specialolympicsri.org
    Phone: 401-349-4900

    Aug 08, 2016
    06:30 AM - 02:00 PM
    Crestwood Country Club
    90 Wheeler Street
    Rehoboth, Massachusetts
    UNITED STATES
  • Aug
    13
    Southwest Regional Softball Tournament
    Aug 13, 2016
    09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Rockford
    Michigan
    Southwest Regional Softball Tournament

    For the second year in a row Special Olympics Michigan will be hosting our Southwest Regional Softball Tournament in Rockford at the Art Van Sports Complex. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday August 13th with competition beginning at 9:00 am. Volunteer Registration is currently open as we are looking to fill the following positions: Scorekeepers, Scoreboard Operators, Field Managers, Umpires, Catchers Assistance, Skills Contest and Medical. Volunteer positions are available from 9:00am - 4:30pm; all day and half day time slots can be accommodated. For more information on our Southwest Regional Softball Tournament, or to volunteer, please contact Nick Caudle, SOMI Manager of Sports & Training.

    For more information
    Contact: Nick Caudle
    Email: caudl1n@cmich.edu

    Aug 13, 2016
    09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
    Art Van Sports Complex
    3300 Ten Mile Rd.
    Rockford, Michigan
    UNITED STATES
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