Sacramento County offers training and competitions in 11 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: 

Julie Rodriguez
(916) 642-7887


Sports Offered

Winter (January - March)


Athlete Application Deadline is December 10 of the previous year


Spring (March - June)

Bocce, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field

Athlete Application Deadline is February 28



Softball (June - August)

Golf (July - September)

Athlete Application Deadline is June 10



Unified Flag Football, Soccer (August - November)

Athlete Application Deadline is August 15 (extended from July 15)

Bowling (September - December)

Athlete Application Deadline is August 31 (extended from August 15)

Floor Hockey (October - December)

Athlete Application Deadline is September 15