Return to In-Person Activity 

As of July 17, 2021, Special Olympics Northern California (SONC) is excited to welcome back Athletes, Coaches and Unified Partners® to modified in-person events as we move into Phases 2 & 3 of Return to In-Person Activity. Let's Play!

The health and safety of all Athletes and Volunteers is our number one priority. Please see below for the latest updates.

Return to In-Person Activity Update (PDF)
from SONC Chief Program Officer, July 29, 2021

Read previous updates

Next Steps:

Information for Athletes
Information for Volunteers

What will In-Person Activities include?

SONC will have the following activities in place as part of Phases 2 & 3:

SOFTBALL (July – August)

  • In-person training and competition for all levels: Hitting, running, fielding & throwing drills events
  • In-person regional competitions*
    • August 21 in Lincoln; August 28 in Walnut Creek & Yuba City
  • *Teams will attend one designated regional competition, or may compete at their home practice site

GOLF (July – September)

  • In-person training and competition for all levels: Individual 9 & 18-hole, 9-hole Unified, Individuals skills drills 9 & 18-Hole Individual, 9-Hole Unified, Individual Skills
  • Virtual regional competitions**
    • Submit scores for competition between September 11-19
  • **Teams will compete at one designated virtual regional competition using scores from play on their home course

SONC Walking Club (July – August)

  • Stay in shape through the summer!
  • Individual and team opportunities
  • Weekly virtual fitness activity
  • Earn an award!

NOTE: Not all activities are available in all program areas. Please visit our Find a Program page to see offerings in your county or contact us at for more information. Individual participation in the SONC Walking Club is available in all areas.


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