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Fall Sports

Spring Sport Sign Ups: November 1 – December 1

We are gearing up for our Winter season and invite all of our athletes and volunteers to SIGN UP TODAY!

    Step 1: Select your Sport

    • Browse the list of sports available below and take the next step in your Special Olympics journey.

    Step 2: Fill Out the Spring Sport Sign-up Form

    • Click the sport you want to participate in and fill out the sign-up form that pops up. 
    • Note to AthletesYou can sign up for more than one sport!

    IMPORTANT: Signing up does not guarantee participation. Participation is dependent on available volunteers. We will create a waiting list if rosters fill.

    All sports begin in July unless otherwise noted.

    Culminating event – Fall Festival
    When: November
    Where: Villanova University

    Fall Sports Offered

    Bocce

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    Bocce is one of Special Olympics’ newer sports, having been introduced at the World Games level for the first time in 1995. Bocce is a Fall sport and training season is usually from July to November.

    View Bocce Resources

    Find an Bocce Training Site

    Flag Football

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    At the 2010 National Games in Nebraska, Flag Football was held as a demonstration sport. In 2014 USA Games Flag Football was one of the 12 sports offered. Athlete training takes place in late spring and throughout the summer.

    View Flag Football Resources

    Find a Flag Football Training Site

    Long Distance Running/Walking

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    LDR and LDW Training Season is usually year round with a culminating event at Fall Festival in November at Villanova University.

    View Long Distance Running/Walking Resources

    Find a Long Distance Running/Walking Training Site

    Powerlifting

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    Powerlifting was introduced to Special Olympics in 1983. The training season is usually year round with a culminating event in November at Fall Festival – Villanova University.

    View Powerlifting Resources

    Find a Powerlifting Training Site

    Soccer

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    Soccer (Football) was introduced to Special Olympics in 1979. Soccer events combine both team and individual skills competitions. Soccer is a fall sport and the training season is usually from August to November.

    View Soccer Resources

    Find a Soccer Training Site

    Volleyball

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    Volleyball was introduced to Special Olympics in 1983 and is a Fall Sport for Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Volleyball events combine both team and individual skills competitions. Training Season is usually from August to November.

    View Volleyball Resources

    Find a Volleyball Training Site