Who is Eligible to Participate in Special Olympics?
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 formal assessment, or significant learning or vocational problems due to cognitive delay that require or have required
specially designed instruction.
Participation is completely free to athletes and families.
Register as an Athlete
The Special Olympics Virginia website has all of the information on what paperwork and steps are required to become a Special Olympian. Once the process is complete, Area 26 will become involved in finding teams and placement for local members.
NOTE: When complete and signed by a physician, all Medical Paperwork must be submitted to Barb DeLisa. If you want to update your contact information for the medical system (email, phone, etc.) Fill out this FORM.