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Spring Sports:
Athletics (Track & Field)
Athletics (Track & Field)
Gymnastics
Gymnastics
Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
Powerlifting
Powerlifting
Soccer
Soccer
Swimming
Swimming
Topgolf
Topgolf

Spring Season Registration Information

Important Dates:

NOTE: Powerlifting practice will start prior to registration close, if you are interested in powerlifting please register early in the registration window.

Please note: New coaches/Unified partners need to complete a Class A Application and new athletes need to complete the Athlete Application to be fully eligible for participation. Returning coaches and Unified partners need to have a valid Class A Application. 

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Sports Registration & Seasonal Information

Don’t forget to review the Expectations for Participation tab for essential information.

What is Seasonal Registration?

  • Online sport registration form to be completed prior to each season (once per sport) by ALL athletes, Unified partners and coaches
  • All athletes, Unified partners and coaches are encouraged to register each season
  • This process replaces the Coach Seasonal Interest Form and Young Athlete Sport Registration forms
  • Does not replace Athlete Application or Class A Application

Prior to completing your season registration form, please make a note of the following expectations for participation:

  • Ensure that the participant has valid paperwork on file, per Special Olympics requirements, prior to the first practice for the season
    • A valid Athlete Application (for athletes: individuals with intellectual/developmental disability) or;
    • A valid Class A (for Unified partners: individuals without intellectual/developmental disability) and background check for those over the age of 18
    • Season registration does not replace the Athlete Application or Class A required for participation. If you are new to Special Olympics or need to renew your Athlete Application (valid for three years based on exam date), details on how to complete an Athlete Application can be found on the Athlete Application Resources page
  • Complete season registration with the intention of practicing for the entire season in your selected sport(s)
  • Participants will commit to 8-10 weeks of practice for a minimum of one hour per week over the course of the season.
  • Participants will need to choose one sport in which to compete at State competitions. When State competitions have overlapping dates, participants will need to self-determine their one sport of choice for that State competition.
  • Participants will compete in a Regional and State competitions.
  • Participants over the age of 8 years old will be training in Olympic-style sports in preparation for the competition. 
    • NOTE: Prior experience is encouraged for Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Speed Skating, Swimming, and Cycling. “Learn to” opportunities are limited for these sports.
    • Young athletes participants (4-7 years old) will participate in non-competitive, introductory sport opportunities.
  • You must complete the seasonal registration form for each sport in which you wish to participate for each respective sport season. 
  • If you register for a sport more than once, we will use the information provided from your most recent submission.
  • In the event that we are not able to place you on your preferred team or sport we will work with you to find placement for you on another sport or team in the current or future seasons.
  • Some community programs (i.e. parks and recreation departments) may have their own additional registration and fee. The Special Olympics Colorado registration will not replace their registration, so please connect with those programs directly to complete their respective registrations.
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2024 Spring Season

Season Dates: Late March – June

Team Registration: Closed | Contact your Regional Manager

Coach Registration: Closed | Contact your Regional Manager

Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: Closed | Contact your Regional Manager

Team Placement Announcements: March 14 – 15

Spring Season Begins: March 25

Spring Sports Offered 

Athletics (Track & Field)
Athletics (Track & Field)
Gymnastics
Gymnastics
Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
Powerlifting
Powerlifting
Soccer
Soccer
Swimming
Swimming
Topgolf
Topgolf
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2024 Summer Season

Season Dates: June – August

Team Registration: April 8 – 21
Coach Registration: April 15 – May 26
Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: April 15 – May 26
Team Placement Announcements: June 6 – 7
Summer Season Begins: June 17

Summer Sports Offered 

Tennis
Tennis
Softball
Softball
Golf
Golf
Cycling
Cycling
Bocce
Bocce
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2024 Fall Season

Season Dates: September – mid-November 

Team Registration: June 24 – July 7
Coach Registration: Open July 1- August 11
Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: Open July 1- August 11
Team Placement Announcements: August 22- August 23
Fall Season Begins: September 2

Fall Sports Offered 

Volleyball
Volleyball
Flag Football
Flag Football
Bowling
Bowling
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2024 Winter Season

Season Dates: January – March

Team Registration: Closed October 1, contact your Regional Manager
Coach Registration: Closed November 5, contact your Regional Manager
Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: Closed November 5, contact your Regional Manager
Team Placement Announcements: November 16 – November 17
Winter Season Begins: January 6

Winter Sports Offered 

Basketball
Basketball
Speed Skating
Speed Skating
Figure Skating
Figure Skating
Nordic Skiing
Nordic Skiing
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing
Snowboarding
Snowboarding
Alpine Skiing
Alpine Skiing
Overview

What is Seasonal Registration?

  • Online sport registration form to be completed prior to each season (once per sport) by ALL athletes, Unified partners and coaches
  • All athletes, Unified partners and coaches are encouraged to register each season
  • This process replaces the Coach Seasonal Interest Form and Young Athlete Sport Registration forms
  • Does not replace Athlete Application or Class A Application
Expectations of Participation

Prior to completing your season registration form, please make a note of the following expectations for participation:

  • Ensure that the participant has valid paperwork on file, per Special Olympics requirements, prior to the first practice for the season
    • A valid Athlete Application (for athletes: individuals with intellectual/developmental disability) or;
    • A valid Class A (for Unified partners: individuals without intellectual/developmental disability) and background check for those over the age of 18
    • Season registration does not replace the Athlete Application or Class A required for participation. If you are new to Special Olympics or need to renew your Athlete Application (valid for three years based on exam date), details on how to complete an Athlete Application can be found on the Athlete Application Resources page
  • Complete season registration with the intention of practicing for the entire season in your selected sport(s)
  • Participants will commit to 8-10 weeks of practice for a minimum of one hour per week over the course of the season.
  • Participants will need to choose one sport in which to compete at State competitions. When State competitions have overlapping dates, participants will need to self-determine their one sport of choice for that State competition.
  • Participants will compete in a Regional and State competitions.
  • Participants over the age of 8 years old will be training in Olympic-style sports in preparation for the competition. 
    • NOTE: Prior experience is encouraged for Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Speed Skating, Swimming, and Cycling. “Learn to” opportunities are limited for these sports.
    • Young athletes participants (4-7 years old) will participate in non-competitive, introductory sport opportunities.
  • You must complete the seasonal registration form for each sport in which you wish to participate for each respective sport season. 
  • If you register for a sport more than once, we will use the information provided from your most recent submission.
  • In the event that we are not able to place you on your preferred team or sport we will work with you to find placement for you on another sport or team in the current or future seasons.
  • Some community programs (i.e. parks and recreation departments) may have their own additional registration and fee. The Special Olympics Colorado registration will not replace their registration, so please connect with those programs directly to complete their respective registrations.
Spring
2024 Spring Season Logo

2024 Spring Season

Season Dates: Late March – June

Team Registration: Closed | Contact your Regional Manager

Coach Registration: Closed | Contact your Regional Manager

Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: Closed | Contact your Regional Manager

Team Placement Announcements: March 14 – 15

Spring Season Begins: March 25

Spring Sports Offered 

Athletics (Track & Field)
Athletics (Track & Field)
Gymnastics
Gymnastics
Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
Motor Activity Training Program (MATP)
Powerlifting
Powerlifting
Soccer
Soccer
Swimming
Swimming
Topgolf
Topgolf
Summer
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2024 Summer Season

Season Dates: June – August

Team Registration: April 8 – 21
Coach Registration: April 15 – May 26
Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: April 15 – May 26
Team Placement Announcements: June 6 – 7
Summer Season Begins: June 17

Summer Sports Offered 

Tennis
Tennis
Softball
Softball
Golf
Golf
Cycling
Cycling
Bocce
Bocce
Fall
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2024 Fall Season

Season Dates: September – mid-November 

Team Registration: June 24 – July 7
Coach Registration: Open July 1- August 11
Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: Open July 1- August 11
Team Placement Announcements: August 22- August 23
Fall Season Begins: September 2

Fall Sports Offered 

Volleyball
Volleyball
Flag Football
Flag Football
Bowling
Bowling
Winter
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2024 Winter Season

Season Dates: January – March

Team Registration: Closed October 1, contact your Regional Manager
Coach Registration: Closed November 5, contact your Regional Manager
Athlete and Unified Partner Registration: Closed November 5, contact your Regional Manager
Team Placement Announcements: November 16 – November 17
Winter Season Begins: January 6

Winter Sports Offered 

Basketball
Basketball
Speed Skating
Speed Skating
Figure Skating
Figure Skating
Nordic Skiing
Nordic Skiing
Snowshoeing
Snowshoeing
Snowboarding
Snowboarding
Alpine Skiing
Alpine Skiing

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ATHLETES &
UNIFIED PARTNERS

Athlete & Unified Partner Registration:
Closed March 3
Contact your Regional Manager

COACHES

For Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches,
and Administrative Assistants:
Closed March 3
Contact your Regional Manager

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TEAM REGISTRATION

For Coaches registering teams:
Closed February 4
Contact your Regional Manager

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