Welcome To Special Olympics International!

We are a global organization with programs in over 220 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.

Special Olympics North America Contact Info

3712 Benson Drive, Suite 102
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609

Events in North America

  • May
    02
    The Perlman Cup
    May 02, 2016
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Monroe Twp.
    New Jersey
    The Perlman Cup

    The Perlman Cup is a golf outing for women dedicated to and in memory of Bessie Cutter Perlman, founder of Special Olympics New Jersey. This event to benefit the more than 25,000 athletes of Special Olympics New Jersey is designed to accommodate beginners, as well as experienced golfers.

    For more information
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    Email: perlmancup@sonj.org

    May 02, 2016
    10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    Forsgate Country Club
    Monroe Twp., New Jersey
    UNITED STATES
  • May
    04
    Nutrition Seminar Series
    May 04, 2016
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    Hillsborough
    New Jersey
    Nutrition Seminar Series

    Healthy and Easy Meals (bring your appetite, includes meal demontration)

    For more information
    Contact: Andrea Picariello
    Email: ap@sonj.org
    Phone: 609-896-8000

    May 04, 2016
    06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
    ShopRite of Hillsborough
    Rt 206 & Amwell Rd
    Hillsborough, New Jersey
    UNITED STATES
  • May
    06
    Dodgeball Tournament
    May 06, 2016
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Ludington
    Michigan
    Dodgeball Tournament

    Click the firstgiving link to register. $160 minimum per team. 6-8 players per team. Minimum age is 14. All participants receive a t-shirt.

    For more information
    More Details
    Contact: Lisa Luttrull
    Email: lluttrull@wsesd.org
    Phone: 231-898-1665

    May 06, 2016
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
    Ludington High School Gymnasium
    508 N. Washington
    Ludington, Michigan
    UNITED STATES
  • May
    06
    Special Olympics Special Smiles
    May 06, 2016
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Carbondale
    Illinois
    Special Olympics Special Smiles

    Students and faculty volunteers from the SIU Dental Hygiene program will be providing oral cancer screenings and oral health education to the athletes. Goody bags will be provided for those who participate in the free screening event.

    For more information
    Contact: Jennifer S. Sherry, RDH, MSEd
    Email: clnteth@siu.edu
    Phone: 618-453-8891

    May 06, 2016
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Southern Illinois University, Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex
    405 Saluki Drive
    Carbondale, Illinois
    UNITED STATES
  • May
    07
    Northern Area Games
    May 07, 2016
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Smithfield
    Rhode Island
    Northern Area Games

    The last track and field qualifier will be held at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island on Saturday, May 7th. Join us as 350 athletes participate in order to compete for the State Summer Games. Opening Ceremonies will be at 8:45am.

    For more information
    More Details
    Contact: Chris Hopkins
    Email: chris@specialolympicsri.org
    Phone: 401-349-4900

    May 07, 2016
    8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Bryant University
    1150 Douglas Turnpike
    Smithfield, Rhode Island
    UNITED STATES
  • May
    07
    Unified Volleyball Tournament
    May 07, 2016 - May 07, 2016
     
    Smithfield
    Rhode Island
    Unified Volleyball Tournament

    Join us as 360 athletes and unified partners from 18 teams across the state participate in 6 weeks of league-play games at Bryant University under the direction of the Bryant University Women's Volleyball team and Johnson & Wales University under the direction of Johnson & Wales Men's & Women's Volleyball teams. Weekly games lead up to the Unified Volleyball Tournament which will be held at Bryant University on Saturday, May 7th. Opening Ceremonies will be at 8:45am and games begin at 10am.

    For more information
    More Details
    Contact: Chris Hopkins
    Email: chris@specialolympicsri.org
    Phone: 401-349-4900

    May 07, 2016 - May 07, 2016
     
    Bryant University
    1150 Douglas Turnpike
    Smithfield, Rhode Island
    UNITED STATES
  • May
    07
    Unified Soccer Tournament
    May 07, 2016
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Bonner Springs
    Kansas
    Unified Soccer Tournament

    The Kansas Unified Sports League will host its culminating tournament. KC area high schools, middle schools and adults will compete against teams of similar age and ability. Teams are comprised of Special Olympics athletes and volunteer partners who work together to enhance their skills and form friendships. Exemplifying that "Together, we will achieve."

    For more information
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    Contact: Clint Armistead
    Email: armisteadc@ksso.org
    Phone: 913-236-9092

    May 07, 2016
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    David Jaynes Stadium
    100 McDanield St
    Bonner Springs, Kansas
    UNITED STATES
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