National & Regional Events

Special Olympics Oklahoma is invited to participate in USA Games and other Regional Games such as Heartland Games. Athletes must qualify at an Area or Sectional Event to be eligible to be considered for advancement to National or Regional Events.

Special Olympics USA Games

Special Olympics USA Games showcase the abilities of athletes and Unified Partners within North America and promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and celebrate the transformative power of Special Olympics.

The 2022 USA Games were held on June 4-12 in Orlando, Florida.

Team Oklahoma’s roster can be found here.

Heartland Winter Games

Heartland Winter Games are held in January every year in Kansas and Missouri. Special Olympics Oklahoma athletes are invited every year to compete in this regional event. Other states who compete are Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Nebraska. Sports competitions include Snowshoeing, Alpine Skiing and Cross Country Skiing.

For more information about National/Regional Events contact John Seals, VP of Sports & Training

Regional & National Events Calendar