How to Get Involved

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Are you an aspiring athlete, Unified Partner, volunteer or coach? With over 100,000 Special Olympics competitions each year, there are many opportunities for you to get involved.

Become a Bid City

All we need is a grand stage! Is your city interested in bidding for one of our international events? Learn more about hosting a Special Olympics World Games.

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Be A Volunteer Lead
Volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics movement. They are coaches, trainers, officials, event organizers, fundraisers and managers.
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All we need is a grand stage! Is your city interested in bidding for one of our international events?
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Become An Athlete Lead
Athletes are the heart of Special Olympics. Our athletes are children and adults with intellectual disabilities from all around the world.
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Make a Difference
Please donate and help us get one more athlete onto the playing field.
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