What sports are in the Special Olympics?
Winter Season: Alpine Skiing,Basketball,Cheerleading,Cross Country Skiing,Skating,Snowboarding,Snowshoeing.
What is the purpose of the Special Olympics?
Special Olympics Mission. The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Where is the headquarters of Special Olympics?
The Home of Special Olympics Massachusetts The Yawkey Sports Training Center is the official headquarters of Special Olympics Massachusetts. The Yawkey Sports Training Center is the official headquarters of Special Olympics Massachusetts. This 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art office and training center is located in Marlborough, Massachusetts and is less than a 90-minute drive for 90 percent of the population of Massachusetts.
Where is the International Special Olympics?
The 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games were a special olympics multi-sport event for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the tradition of the Special Olympics movement. It was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from March 14–21, 2019. ESPN offered international coverage of the games.
Is the Special Olympics a non profit?
Special Olympics is a non-profit organization that provides year round sports training and competition to individuals with intellectual disibilities for ages 2 and older. Volunteers & coaches welcome.
Is the Special Olympics a nonprofit?
Special Olympics is a tax exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Special Olympics Identification Number (EIN) is 52-0889518. This site was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number, 5NU27DD001156, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
What are the events in the Special Olympics?
Events included the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Cup; a star-studded Global Day of Inclusion; a Law Enforcement Torch Run Commemorative Run; a ceremonial lighting of the Special Olympics Eternal Flame of Hope, which symbolized our burning passion for inclusion and justice for people with intellectual disabilities.