Sports and Competitions

2016 Unified Sports Fall Festival

Presented by

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DATES

Saturday, September 10 and Sunday, September 11
(Golf on Sunday only)
(Croquet will take place September 24 and 25)

1,220 Athletes and Unified Partners
390 Coaches
450 Volunteers

SPORTS

Unified Sports & Traditional Softball, Softball Skills
CT Sportsplex, North Branford
& Kennedy Memorial Field, East Haven

Sailing Regatta
The Wadawanuck Club, Stonington

Unified Sports & Traditional Bocce Tournament, Bocce Skills
Scalzi Park, Stamford

Individual Golf Skills, Alternate Shot & Individual 9-Hole Play
Sleeping Giant Golf Course, Hamden

Croquet
Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island


COMPETITION SCHEDULE (TENTATIVE)

Saturday, September 10
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. - Softball, Sailing & Bocce Competition

Sunday, September 11
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Softball, Sailing, Golf & Bocce Competition

Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Croquet

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

In addition to Mohegan Sun, Sponsors include:

Platinum Sponsor

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Gold Sponsors

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Bronze Sponsors

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Supporting Sponsor - Dime Bank Foundation

Contributing Sponsors - Charter Oak Federal Credit Union, Force3ProGear

Media Sponsor - The New Haven Register

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.