Athlete Resources

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."

Athlete Registration, Medical and Release Form

To participate in training and competition, all athletes are required to complete these forms and update them every 3 years.

Athlete Code of Conduct

Special Olympics is committed to the highest ideals of sport and expects all athletes and Unified partners to act in a manner that both contributes to the overall mission of Special Olympics and follows Special Olympics Virginia policies.
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Athlete Eligibility and Participation Policy

Our Policy Manual contains our general operating policies and procedures. Amendments require approval from the Board of Directors.
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Criteria for Athlete Advancement to Higher Level Competition

The criteria for athlete advancement, along with the divisioning procedures, are considered two of the most critical elements of Special Olympics and serve to distinguish it from virtually every other sport organization in the world.

World and National Game Selection Process

Advancing to a state, national or international level competition is an opportunity for our athletes to share and celebrate their achievements with people outside of their local communities.