Sports and Competitions
2018 Winter Games
To access the Winter Games Coaches Handbook click HERE.
Saturday, February 24th and Sunday, February 25th
975 Athletes and Unified Partners
SPORTS COMPETITIONS AND VENUES
Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding
Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort
99 Powder Hill Road, Middlefield
All Winter Games Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding events scheduled for this weekend
have been cancelled due to the weather conditions.
Instead, Powder Ridge will host a party on site for
Special Olympics athletes on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing
1985 Blue Hills Avenue Ext., Windsor
Figure Skating, Speed Skating
International Skating Center of Connecticut
1375 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury
Gymnastics (Sunday only)
Farmington Valley Gymnastics Center
5 Northwest Drive, Plainville
Unified Floor Hockey and Skills
Pratt & Whitney Hangar
482 Airport Avenue, East Hartford
If you would like to volunteer for Winter Games, please click HERE.
In addition to the Eversource, Sponsors include:
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.
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.