Sports Seasons & Competitions

During the COVID-19 pandemic Special Olympics Minnesota has modified our season calendar, sport offerings and where our in-person events are offered.  The health and safety of our athletes, coaches, Unified partners and supporters is our number one priority so we are offering Return to Play in-person practices and invitationals following the guidelines from Special Olympics International, Centers for Disease Control, and the Minnesota Department of Health.

Area Competitions

Currently suspended during COVID-19. For Area specific information please visit the Area page.

Sport Seasons & Invitationals

Traditional State Competitions have been suspended during COVID-19 and replaced with State Invitationals that are offered throughout the state during each season.

Winter Sports Season
Spring Sports Season
Summer Sports Season
Fall Sports Season
Football Season
Bowling Season

Regional Games

Currently suspended during COVID-19.

USA Games

USA Games are held every four years. Each United States program sends a delegation to represent their state.

World Games

World Games are held every two years and alternate between Summer and Winter Games. Athletes from the United States programs unite as one delegation to form Team USA.