State Winter Games – Indoor Sports

Special Olympic Ohio’s 2020 State Winter Games will host six different sports at two different competitions. Our Indoor Sport competition will feature Basketball, Competitive Cheer, and Swimming.


4th Annual Multi-County Friendship Basketball Game

Come see players from over 10 programs join together to deliver two incredible basketball games! This will be our fourth year holding this event, but this year we have reached out to more counties, and we are offering two games! So far, we have athletes from Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Guernsey, Lorain Murray Ridge, […]


CANCELLED- 2020 Indian Lake Polar Plunge

ALL INDIAN LAKE POLAR PLUNGE EVENTS CANCELLED In response to concerns over the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and in compliance with Governor Mike DeWine’s order regarding public gatherings, Special Olympics Ohio has officially cancelled all Polar Plunge activities scheduled for Saturday, March 14, 2020 in Indian Lake. On Saturday, March 14, members of the Ohio […]

Summer Games Reimagined

Summer Games Reimagined events will take place throughout the month of June!

Special Olympics Ohio Night with the Guardians

Special Olympics Recognition Night at OSU vs. Kenyon Swim Meet

Join us for Special Olympics Ohio night with the Cleveland Guardians on Saturday, May 21st, at 6:10pm. Use code: baseball

USA Games 2022

Dedicated to the mission of opportunity for all, the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games is coming to Florida for the first time from June 5-11, 2022. Centered in ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney, the Games will include 4,000 athletes, 1,500 coaches, 10,000 volunteers, and 125,000 spectators making it the largest USA Games […]

Ohio Summer Games 2022

The Ohio Summer Games is our largest state-level annual event, held at the end of June on campus at The Ohio State University. We host nearly 3,000 athletes, Unified partners, and coaches from across the state to compete in bocce, bowling, cycling, gymnastics, powerlifting, track and field, tennis, and volleyball. All of our Summer sports […]

** CANCELLED ** Fall State Games- Equestrian

Madison Co Fairgrounds 205 Elm St., London, OH

It is with great disappointment that the decision has been made to cancel the 2021 State Equestrian Competition. This decision was reached out of an abundance of caution around the rising numbers of the Equine HerpesvIrus (EHV-1) in Ohio that caused low team registration. Special Olympics Ohio understand that even with mitigated risk, the impact […]