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SPORTS + COMPETITION OVERVIEW


Sports are the foundation of Special Olympics Delaware with an equal emphasis on training and competition. Our goal is for athletes of ALL abilities to be able to train, compete, and enjoy the joy of sports.


The sign-up dates listed below are when athletes will be able to sign-up for the season and sport of their choosing. If you are having issues or need additional assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to the main office – 302.831.4653

FALL
Sports Season

Fall sports are offered from August – November

Fall Sport Sign-Ups – Open July 1 – Aug 15

Culminating at the Fall Sports Festival, over 500 athletes and Unified partners from across the state come together to compete. The 4 Fall sports offered are flag football, soccer, bocce, and long distance running. A Young Athletes Program is also provided during this sport season.

SPRING
Sports Season

Spring sports are offered from March – June

Spring Sport Sign-Ups – Open Feb 1 – Mar 15

Culminating at Summer Games, over 500 athletes and Unified partners from across the state come together to compete. The 6 Spring sports offered are bocce, powerlifting, softball, swimming, tennis, and track and field. A Young Athletes Program is also provided during this sport season.

MATP + YAPs

The Motor Activity Training Program (MATP) is designed to prepare athletes with severe or profound intellectual disabilities, for sport-specific activities appropriate for their abilities.

The Young Athletes Program (YAP) is designed to introduce young children (age 2 through 7) to the world of Special Olympics.

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Special Olympics Delaware

619 South College Ave.

Newark, Delaware 19716

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