Sports and Competitions
2015 HOLIDAY SPORTS CLASSIC
Saturday & Sunday, November 21 & 22
Unified Sports Basketball
Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue, Hamden
Unified Sports & Traditional Bowling
AMF Lanes, 1717 Boston Post Road, Milford and
AMF Circle Lanes, 525 Main Street, East Haven
Traditional & 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
Saturday, November 21
9 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies at all venues
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Competition at all venues/Awards at Powerlifting & Bowling
7 - 10 p.m. - Athlete Victory Dance & Celebration
Sunday, November 22
9 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies at Unified Sports Bowling Competitions
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Competition & Awards at all venues
To view the 2015 Holiday Sports Classic Coaches Handbook, complete with sports, schedules, and directions to venues, please click here.
For volunteer opportunities and to register as a volunteer for the Holiday Sports Classic, please click here.
For the Volleyball Skills Assessment, click here.
Supporting Sponsor: Beirne Wealth Consulting
Contributing Sponsor: Bigelow Tea
72 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.