Sports and Competitions

2016 Unified Sports Holiday Classic 

Presented by

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DATES

November 19th and 20th

2,400 Athletes & Partners

500 Coaches

850 Volunteers

Click HERE to access the 2016 Unified Sports Holiday Classic Coaches Handbook. 
 

SPORTS AND LOCATIONS:

Unified Sports Basketball
Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden
Cheshire Academy, 10 Main Street, Cheshire


Traditional and Unified Sports Bowling
AMF Lanes, 1717 Boston Post Road, Milford
AMF Circle Lanes, 525 Main Street, East Haven

Traditional and Unified Sports Powerlifting
James Hillhouse High School, 480 Sherman Parkway, New Haven (Saturday only)

Unified Sports Volleyball
Floyd Little Athletic Center, 480 Sherman Parkway, New Haven

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Saturday, November 19 
9 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies at all venues

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Competition at all venues (awards at Powerlifting and Bowling)

7 p.m. -10 p.m. - Victory Dance and Celebration

Sunday, November 20
9 a.m. - Open Ceremonies Unified Sports® Bowling Competitions 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Competition & Awards at all venues


For information about volunteer opportunities and to sign up to volunteer at our Unified Sports Holiday Classic, please click here.

In addition to Connecticut Elks Association, sponsors include:

Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Contributing Sponsor

Bigelow Tea

Media Sponsors

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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.

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Winter Games - View video here.
December—March

Alpine Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Curling
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Gymnastics
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
Speed Skating

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Summer Games
March—June

Aquatics
Athletics
Cycling
Soccer
Tennis
Triathlon

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Unified Sports Fall Festival 

June—September

Bocce - View video here.
Croquet
Golf
Long-Distance Unified Running
Sailing - View video here.
Softball

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Unified Sports Holiday Classic 
September—November

Basketball
Bowling - View video here.
Cheerleading
Flag Football
Powerlifting
Volleyball

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.