Sports and Competitions

 

2021 Unified Sports Holiday Classic 
Presented by the Connecticut Elks Association

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2021 Unified Sports Holiday Classic 

 

The Unified Sports Holiday Classic is here! Please see below for more information and registration forms. All participants, virtual and in-person, will be highlighted at the conclusion of the season on all Special Olympics CT social media platforms. 

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

  

Virtual Bowling-

  • Local Programs may hold team practices, abiding by bowling alley and SOCT Covid guidelines. A virtual bowling tournament will take place, with teams submitting their scores and top scoring bowlers receiving recognition for their achievements.
    • Registration dates-
      • Averages due November 1st
      • Final scores due November 22nd  
    • PDF/Excel

 

Powerlifting-

  • Powerlifting Competition will be offered at a venue to be announced
    • Date- TBD (likely 11/20)
    • Registration due October 27th
    • PDF/Excel

 

Unified Basketball-

  • Although our Unified team basketball tournament will not take place this year, we will offer Traditional and Unified basketball skills competition
    • Date– November 20th
    • Location– Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT
    • Registration due October 27th
    • PDF/Excel

 

Unified Volleyball–

  • A Unified team volleyball tournament will take place. Players must follow CIAC guidance and wear masks during games
    • Date- November 20th
    • Location- Hamden Hall Beckerman Athletic Center
    • Registration due October 27th
    • PDF/Excel

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.