Area 9

Area 9 is made of counties of Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, and Wythe and the cities of Galax and Radford
Contact Us
Special Olympics Area 9 Contact Info
In Person
1100 South Main Street Suite B
Blacksburg VA 24060
By Phone
540.951.2979 (fax)
Email: Area 9 Office, Area 9 Coordinator
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Upcoming Events

Unified Softball

Harkrader Sports Complex, behind Christiansburg Middle School.
Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. Teams play in tournaments scheduled throughout the season.

The Tuesday evenings 6:00- 7:30. The league is for players 13 and older. Players will be placed on teams of similar age and ability. Coaches and players of all skill levels are welcome.

Volunteers Sign up:

Athletes Sign up:

Track and Field practice

Christiansburg High School
Each Sunday Afternoon 2-4 pm
Athletes will work on fitness and skills while practice for Track and Field Events.
Note: Unified Bocce is at the same time and location. You can sign up for one or both. The groups will rotate participation.

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We actively update our Facebook page with up to date events and information.

Sports Offered




Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall


Spring and Summer


Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall

Track & Field

Spring and Summer

Young Athletes

Winter and Fall

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