Sports and Competitions
2016 Unified Sports Fall Festival
Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11
(Golf on Sunday only)
(Croquet will take place September 24 and 25)
1,220 Athletes and Unified Partners
Unified Sports & Traditional Softball, Softball Skills
CT Sportsplex, North Branford
& Kennedy Memorial Field, East Haven
The Wadawanuck Club, Stonington
Unified Sports & Traditional Bocce Tournament, Bocce Skills
Scalzi Park, Stamford
Individual Golf Skills, Alternate Shot & Individual 9-Hole Play
Sleeping Giant Golf Course, Hamden
Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island
COMPETITION SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)
Saturday, September 10
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Softball, Sailing & Bocce Competition
Sunday, September 11
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Softball, Sailing, Golf & Bocce Competition
Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Croquet
For information about volunteer opportunities and to sign up to volunteer at our Unified Sports Fall Festival, please click here.
In addition to Mohegan Sun, Sponsors include:
J. Michael Leahy Fund
Supporting Sponsor - Dime Bank Foundation
Contributing Sponsors - Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, Force3ProGear
Media Sponsor - The New Haven Register
73 LOCAL PROGRAMS - 27 OLYMPIC-TYPE SPORTS – 4 ANNUAL MAJOR GAMES – SPORTS TRAINING & COMPETITIONS ALL YEAR ROUND
Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities to athletes with intellectual disabilities. It also offers Special Olympics Unified Sports® which teams up athletes with intellectual disabilities and their peers without disabilities, known as Unified partners, to play sports. Participants train for a minimum of eight weeks prior to competition and this training is offered through our Local Programs.
Winter Games - View video here.
Fall Sports Festival
Holiday Sports Classic
For a full listing of our events please visit our Calendar.
For specific sports rules visit the Coaches Corner.
For the Games Tool Kit (for Hosting Invitational Events), click here.