Sports and Competitions

2022 Summer Games 

Get ready for Summer Games Presented by Pratt & Whitney!

Fairfield University will host our soccer, swimming and tennis events, Saturday June 4th and Sunday, June 5th and cycling will take place at 181 West Johnson Road in Cheshire that same weekend.

Track & field competition will take place at Southern Connecticut State University the following weekend, June 11th and 12th.  

Be sure to go to our Special Olympics Connecticut Facebook page to our watch Summer Games Opening Ceremony, including the Final Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, on Friday, June 3rd at 6:30 p.m. here.

Please see below for more information and registration forms.

Please Contact Sue Mohr with any questions or if you would like a personalized Google Registration at [email protected].

All Athlete Medicals, releases, and volunteer paperwork are due by May 4th (Soccer is due April 5th).

The Intent to Participate is due April 8th. It is located HERE.

Cycling-

  • 181 West Johnson Road, Cheshire
  • June 4th 

Soccer-

  • Fairfield University
  • June 4th
    • Registration is due April 12th
    • Excel/PDF

Swimming-

  • Fairfield University
  • June 4th & 5th

Tennis –

  • Fairfield University
  • June 4th & 5th

Track and Field-

  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • June 11th or 12th

 

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74 Local Programs • 26 Olympic-Type Sports • 4 State Games • Sports Training and Competitions All Year Round

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities for individuals 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 8 to 12 weeks prior to a state competition. This training is offered through our Local Programs.

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Winter Games
(
December - March)

Alpine Skiing
Basketball

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
Croquet
Golf
Fishing
Long-Distance Unified Running
Sailing
Softball

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Unified Sports®
Holiday Classic

(
September - November)

Basketball
Bowling
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.