Sports and Competitions

View our 2020 Fall Sports Season Highlights Compilation Video here.


2020 Unified Sports Holiday Classic Season!

 Presented by


All In-Person Events have been cancelled for the Holiday Sports Season. 


 Virtual Events


 We're excited to let you know about a new virtual competition 
featuring Contemporary and Hip Hop Dance! 

 Here's how it works: 

  1. * A pre-recorded 30-second dance routine for each style of dance will be shared on our website. A link to the music will also be included.
  2. * Four 20- to 30-minute virtual practice sessions for each style of dance will be offered via Zoom. These practices will allow the dance instructor to modify the dance, as needed, and teach and guide athletes.
  3. * Athletes will practice the dance routine on their own and record the performance they'd like to submit for the competition using google forms. All athletes who submit a video will be featured in our 2020 Holiday Sports Virtual Presentation of Results which will be shared on the Special Olympics CT website and social media platforms.


For the Contemporary dance routine, click here.
For the Hip Hop dance routine, click here.


 Upload your dance performance video here. Be sure to include your name and local program!

Additional Virtual Events

Athletes and Unified Partners can participate from the safety of their homes and communities in the activities of Bowling, Fitness, and Powerlifting. All participants will receive a special limited Virtual Participation Ribbon. Registration is due December 2nd and Virtual Holiday Classic Showcase will take place on December 12th on social media.

Sign up using this LINK

Remember to take pictures or video to share when you register for us to share on social media!

If you have any questions please contact Sue Mohr at [email protected]

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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 - February 12-13, 2020
December - March)

Alpine Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Speed Skating

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Summer Games - June 12-14, 2020
(March - June)



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Unified Sports®
Fall Festival
 - September 12-13, 2020
June - September)

Long-Distance Unified Running

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Unified Sports®
Holiday Classic
 - November 21-22, 2020
September - November)

Flag Football

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.