Nevada County offers training and competitions in 10 sports for Special Olympics athletes. 

Training sites are located at various locations throughout the county and vary from sport to sport. Application, approval and registration are required before attending practice and deadlines apply for each season. Visit our Become an Athlete page for full information on applications and important deadlines.

All athletes must now register for each sport, each season, in order to participate. This applies to new and returning athletes. Visit our new Athlete Sports Registration Page or click Get Connected to a Team to register for a sport in your area, and learn more.


Area Director: 

Anuj Patel
(916) 818-2131


Sports Offered

Winter (January - March)


Register between November 15 – December 10 of the previous year


Spring (March - June)

Bocce, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field

Register between February 1 – 28



Softball (June - August)

Golf (July - September)

Register between May 15 – June 10



Unified Flag Football, Soccer (August - November)

Register between July 15 – August 15

Bowling (September - December)

Register between July 15 – August 15