Summer Games Countdown

Join Us for the State Summer Games!

Our largest event of the year, the State Summer Games, brings together over 3,000 athletes, coaches, and spectators from across the state. This exciting weekend of competition, held from June 7-9 at The University of Maine in Orono, features Athletics (track and field) and Bocce. But it’s more than just a sporting event—it’s a celebration of friendship, community, and the joy of competition.

Athletes, Unified Partners and their coaches have the opportunity to stay in university dorms, making it a fun-filled weekend of sports, special events, and camaraderie.

Registration is Open!

To join in the excitement, please register using the links below. Secure your spot at our biggest event of the year, whether as a participant, volunteer or sponsor.

Volunteer Opportunities

We need your help to make these games a success! Volunteer opportunities are available from Thursday, June 6th, to Sunday, June 9th, with flexible shifts ranging from 3 hours to full days, accommodating any schedule.

Volunteer Roles Include:
– Sport-Specific Roles: Bocce Officials, Track and Field Officials, Timers, Stagers
– Health Services: Medical professionals for athlete screenings, escort for athletes during screenings
– Administrative Roles: Registration, check-in, managing the souvenir tent
– Physical Labor: Event set-up and break-down, unloading trucks, distributing heavy and bulky equipment

Volunteer Benefits
– All volunteers will receive a special volunteer t-shirt.
– Experience the joy and excitement of the Summer Games firsthand.

Training
– Comprehensive training and instruction will be provided to all volunteers to ensure you feel confident and fully prepared for your role.

Sign Up Today!

Athletes prepare for these games for at least six weeks and look forward to them all year. For many, it’s a chance to connect with peers they only see annually, travel overnight without parents for the first time, or celebrate the culmination of spring training. Your support as a volunteer not only contributes to the success of the games but also enriches your own life with unforgettable experiences.

For a complete list of roles and to sign up, please www.volunteer.somaine.org. Don’t miss this chance to make a significant impact at the State Summer Games!

Additional Event Information

Contact us for more information.