Special Olympics Florida
More than 500 athletes and Unified partners competed in 19 sports at the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games!
Making a difference in Florida
It takes all of us to create a world of inclusion — athletes, volunteers, families, sponsors, coaches, the general public — who are willing to open our minds and hearts and provide new opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.
Number of lives changed? Every one of them!
Polar Plunge 2023
Take the plunge and be a part of the coolest events of the year! Join the fun, help raise funds and win prizes.
Guardians of the Flame
More than 300 law enforcement agencies will be carrying the torch through 67 counties. The intrastate torch relay starts on March 27 and will culminate at the Opening Ceremony of our State Summer Games in May when they bring the Flame of Hope™ into the stadium.
Need assistance in receiving a sports physical?
For current or prospective Special Olympics Florida athletes, who are in need of assistance in obtaining a sports physical — a requirement for participation in our program — we can help!
Learn more about your local program!
Stay In Touch
News, updates and stories!
Celebrating World Down Syndrome Day
Duval County athlete Bryce Montgomery visited News4Jax for an in-studio interview.
Celebrating the MacDonald Training Center
We congratulate the MacDonald Training Center in Tampa on its 70th anniversary of providing much-needed services to people with intellectual and other disabilities.