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About Special Olympics MN

Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) is an organization that empowers people with intellectual disabilities to become included and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all. With the support of coaches and volunteers, SOMN provides year-round sports training and competition in 16-Olympic type sports for thousands of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities and the world.

To be eligible to participate in Special Olympics, you must be at least 8 years old and identified by an agency or professional as having one of the following conditions: intellectual disabilities, cognitive delays as measured by a formal assessment, or significant learning or vocational problems due to cognitive delay that require or have required specially designed instruction. Athlete Eligbility

Registration with Special Olympics must be completed prior to the first practice: Athlete Registration Link


If you are interested in coaching or voluntering please coplete the Volunteer/coach registration? Volunteer/Coaching Registration

There are no Special Olympics MN courses available for registration.