"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
We’re excited to have you as a part of our team!
Below, find links to many of the resources you’ll need as a Special Olympics athlete.
To get connected locally, find Special Olympics near you and contact your Area Manager
SOMaine Athlete Registration Packet
To participate in training and competition, all athletes are required to complete a release and medical form. The medical form is required to be updated every 3 years. All new athletes must have a doctor sign the form to clear participation.
SOMaine Unified Partner Registration
To participate in training and competition, all unified partners are required to complete this form and update it every 3 years.
SOME Athlete Eligibility Policy
Find out about our age and disability requirements to train and compete as a Special Olympics athlete.
SOME Athlete Housing Policy
Find out about our athlete housing requirements for overnight events/competitions.
Click here for the Athlete Code of Conduct
Our expectations of athletes and Unified Partners are explained in our Code of Conduct.
SOME Athlete Participation Policy
Find out about our requirements to participate in our program.
Young Athletes™ Program Registration & Medical
Children ages 2-7 with intellectual disabilities are eligible to participate in our Young Athletes program. A parent or guardian must complete this form in order for the child to be an eligible participant.
SOMaine Athlete Home Training Guide
This athletics home Training guide can best be used as a reference for athletes, friends and family members who want to improve track and field skill, improve the athlete’s overall body development and increase his or her level of physical fitness.
Ready to go for the gold? Get started and sign up as a Special Olympics athlete!
Questions about competing and training as a Special Olympics athlete? Contact us!