The 2021 Special Olympics Maine State Summer Games are going VIRTUAL!
Get ready for a competitive and fun experience complete with:
Virtual Track & Field Meet
Virtual Bocce Competition
Virtual Candlepin Bowling
Many special events in Olympic Village
Health and Fitness Opportunities
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Virtual Competition Registration Opens: April 28th
Virtual Competition Registration Closes: May 21st
Virtual Training/Practicing (T&F, Bocce, Candlepin): May 1st – June 1st
Time/Score Submission Forms released to Teams: May 14th
Final Times/Scores Due: June 1st
Special Events (Live & Pre-recorded Videos): June 9th, June 10th & June 11th
End of Virtual Games Celebration: June 14th (School Age) & June 16th (Adult Age)
How to Participate Overview
STEP 1: Review Special Olympics Maine’s Return to Play Guidelines
*Note: R2P Forms must be submitted to SOME before training & competing in Virtual Games
STEP 4: Set training dates & submit final times/scores to SOME!
*Note: Send SOME pictures & videos to be featured in closing ceremonies!
*Athletes can register in 4 T&F Events in 1 Ability Level
*Partners can only register in 4X100m relay
CLICK HERE to review Virtual Track & Field Events & Standards
*Athletes can register in 1 Bocce Event
*Partners can only register in 4-Person Unified
CLICK HERE to review Virtual Bocce Events & Standards
*Athletes can register in 1 Candlepin Bowling Event
*Partners can only register in 2-Person Unified
CLICK HERE to review Candlepin Bowling Events & Standards
No Automatic Scoring System at facility? Use SOME’s Candlepin Bowling Score Card
SPECIAL EVENTS – June 10th & 11th
Join us on Thursday (6/10) and Friday (6/11) for your favorite special events of Summer Games! Activities will be recorded & can be viewed after events take place.
Want to join us live on Zoom or on Special Olympics Maine Facebook Page?
More information (including Zoom Links) will be provided on Friday, May 14th!