Special Olympics Basketball Season
Saturday March 11 9:00am - Thursday January 1
Event Status: Planned
Special Olympics Venues TBA Fee may vary by team
512 Forest St.
Disability Served: Autism, Intellectual
Communities Served: Adult, Teen
Special Olympics Winter Games will be held in Worcester, MA from March 11 – 12, 2017
The season is host to numerous community competitions, state qualifying tournaments, basketball leagues, invitational events and culminates with multiple Season Ending Tournaments. Teams start at varying points in the fall and winter. During this time frame, over 3,000 Special Olympics athletes of all ages (8-22+) will train and participate in traditional and unified basketball.
To find a team in your area, please click here or copy and paste: https://www.specialolympicsma.org/get-involved/as-an-athletepartner/%20http:/www.specialolympicsma.org/interested-athlete-form/
Traditional basketball (ages 16-22+)
Our traditional sports program is comprised of athletes with intellectual disabilities training and competing on the same team.
Unified basketball (ages 16-22+)
Special Olympics Unified Sports® brings together athletes with intellectual disabilities and athletes without intellectual disabilities (unified partners) to train and compete on the same team.