North America Region
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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.
Stories from North America
USA TODAY honored Special Olympics Massachusetts athlete, Jake Blatnica, rising Junior at Natick High School, Natick, MA, as Special Olympics Athlete of the Year which is part of their USA TODAY High School Sports Awards.
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MLB star, Kyle Freeland, speaks about his advocacy for Special Olympics and auction for special glove.
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Detroit announced as the host city for the 2022 Special Olympics Unified Cup.
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North America Contact Information
3712 Benson Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, NC
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Below you'll find resources for Special Olympics North America (SONA) Region and Programs.