Sports and Competitions


2017 Unified Sports® Fall Festival 

Presented by

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Click HERE to access the 2017 Unified Sports Fall Festival
Coaches Handbook!

DATES

Saturday and Sunday, September 9-10;
and Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24

 

PARTICIPANTS EXPECTED

Over 1,200 Athletes and Unified Partners

390 Coaches
450 Volunteers

SPORTS COMPETITIONS AND VENUES

Unified Sports and Traditional Softball, Softball Skills
CT Sportsplex
216 Foxon Road, North Branford
September 9 and 10 

Kennedy Memorial Field
55 Maple Street, East Haven
September 9

Unified® Sailing Regatta
The Wadawanuck Club
196 Water Street, Stonington
September 9 and 10

Unified® and Traditional Bocce Tournament and Bocce Skills
Scalzi Park
100 Bridge Street, Stamford
September 9 and 10

Alternate Shot & Individual 9 Hole Play, Individual Golf Skills
Sleeping Giant Golf Course
3931 Whitney Avenue, Hamden
September 10

Unified® Croquet
Ocean House
1 Bluff Avenue, Westerly, RI
September 23 and 24

 

TENTATIVE COMPETITION SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 9
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Competition and Awards for Softball, Sailing and Bocce

Sunday, September 10
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Competition and Awards for Softball, Golf, Sailing and Bocce

Saturday, September 23
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Competition and Awards for Croquet


Sunday, September 24
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Competition and Awards for Croquet


In addition to Mohegan Sun, Sponsors include:

Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Media Sponsors
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Supporting Sponsors: Dime Bank Foundation, Dodson's Boatyard

Contributing Sponsors: Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, DialAmerica


73 LOCAL PROGRAMS - 26 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

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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.