Sports and Competitions
February 26 - 27, 2022
Winter Games to Feature Virtual and In-Person Competition
Our 2022 Winter Games will take place February 26th and 27th. In addition to the in-person events taking place that weekend, we will offer virtual dance lessons and an e-gaming tournament, with sessions beginning in January.
In-person events scheduled include:
* Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding at Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort in Middlefield
Floor Hockey, Gymnastics and Figure and Speed Skating competitions will be held at a later date due to Covid which has caused a pause for indoor sport practices until further notice.
To find out how you can support the Games, email us at [email protected]
*Please note, activities are subject to change. We will be enforcing guidelines and practices to keep our athletes safe and healthy - our top priority.
2022 Winter Virtual Dance Competition – Contemporary and Hip Hop Dance!
How it works:
A pre-recorded version of the 30-second dance routine will be available to view on our website. A link to the music will also be included.
There will be five (5) practices for each type of dance done via Zoom. Contemporary Will be on Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm and Hip Hop will be on Thursday nights at 6:30 pm. These virtual practices will allow a chance for the teacher to help modify the dance if needed and/or give advice and pointers to our athletes. These sessions will not last more than 20-30 minutes.
Athletes practice the dance on their own and has someone record their final version they would like to submit. Using google forms, the athlete can submit their final video and registration to the Sports staff by the registration date.
Click on the link’s below to register for the Zoom dance practice! You must register for each class individually.
Virtual Dance Contemporary 2022 Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm
Virtual Dance Hip Hop 2022 Thursday Nights at 6:30pm
We're excited to announce that registration is now open for our 2022 Rocket League Winter Season, January 11th - March 1st! All games will be played on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Participants will play one match per night, and each match will consist of five games.
Our Unified League is 2 on 2 (1 Athlete and 1 Unified Partner) and we'll be playing Rockey League!
Rocket League is free to download on your console and a cross platform game which means you can play on an Xbox, Playstation or Nintendo Switch.
Register by January 3rd by:
Downloading the free app on any Mobile Device or Tablet and join Special Olympics Connecticut by using the password soct at missioncontrol.gg/play.
Going to the Special Olympics Connecticut page on the Mission Control app here: https://missioncontrol.app.link/?organization=946eb04c-b9ce-49e6-95c8-8a882b40ee0c&action=view>
See Unified 2 on 2 leagues in Rocket League!
Next, spread the word and invite your friends to play too!
Enjoy chatting and competing with league mates, viewing your schedule and checking standings!
You must have an online subscription for your console.
Questions? Check out Mission Control’s website or shoot an email to [email protected].
WINTER GAMES SPONSORS
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.