Sports and Competitions
2016 Unified Sports Holiday Classic
November 19th and 20th
2,400 Athletes & Partners
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
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:
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.
Unified Sports Fall Festival
Unified Sports Holiday 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.