Sports and Competitions

2016 Summer Games

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June 10, 11 and 12

2,500 Athletes and Unified Partners
500+ Coaches
2,900 Volunteers

Athletics, Aquatics, Cycling and Tennis
Southern Connecticut State University
501 Crescent Street, New Haven

Soccer, Developmental Aquatics
Hamden Hall Athletic Fields
225 Skiff Street, Hamden


Tentative Competition Schedule

Friday, June 10
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Competition and Awards
(Athletics and Developmental Aquatics only)
7:15 p.m. Opening Ceremonies

Saturday, June 11
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Competition and Awards at all venues

Sunday, June 12
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Competition and Awards at all venues

Additional Events and Activities

Opening Ceremonies - Friday, June 10
Jess Dow Field - Southern Connecticut State University
Parade of Athletes, Ceremonial Lighting of the Olympics Flame and Entertainment

Olympic Town - Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12
Southern Connecticut State University
Educational, Cultural, Entertainment and Interactive Activities

Healthy Athletes Village - Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12
Southern Connecticut State University
Health screenings for athletes - Special Smiles, Opening Eyes, Fun Fitness, Fit Feet, Health Promotion, Healthy Hearing and Massage Therapy

If you would like to volunteer at Summer Games, please click here.

To view the 2016 Summer Games Coaches Handbook, please click here

 

 In addition to Presenting Sponsor United Technologies, Sponsors include:

Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Supporting Sponsors

Advantage International
The American Legion
The Walter Camp Football Foundation

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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Fall Sports Festival 

June—September

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

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Holiday Sports 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.