Welcome to Special Olympics Virginia in the Roanoke Valley. All ability levels are welcome. Play Unified with us -- sign up below now to join the fun!
To sign up as a volunteer please go to: https://tinyurl.com/VolunteerSignup8
Athletes/Families: After signing up below for programs, plan to attend the next scheduled date.
BASKETBALL - Sundays. Dec - March - HopeTree Salem and BRAAC Roanoke,
Coaches will advise times for each team. Tournaments will be played in Feb and March TBD
SOCCER - Sept - Oct.
UNIFIED BOCCE - Watch for info about local practices and tournaments Details TBA
SWIMMING - Feb - June
LITTLE FEET MEET - April TBA-- Roanoke College
SOFTBALL - Sundays. Spring and Summer Beginning May 1
BIG FEET MEET - Sept 2023
PUMPKINFEST - Salem, Farmers Market Oct 2023
FLAG FOOTBALL - Watch for info about a clinic and tournament at Virginia Tech. Local practices TBA.
ROLLER SKATING - Fall
Vaccinations against Covid 19 are encouraged but NOT required for sports participation at this time. We track vaccination status of all participants to be able to manage safety and group size when risk levels rise.
Masks and social distancing will be encouraged and required at some facilities. Only fully registered athletes and volunteers will be allowed in the activity areas.
So let’s get ready to return to Special Olympics sports. If you completed forms recently, they are good for 3 years! Email new forms and records to: email@example.com
Make sure your medical and registration is current. Download a form here if you are new or your previous medical form is more than 3 years old: https://tinyurl.com/AthleteMedicalReleaseWaiver2. Sign up for the sports opportunities you are interested in. You MUST SIGN UP IN ADVANCE to be eligible to attend. We will confirm your registration.
3. Watch for more details in your email and see you at the first practice.
We look forward to seeing the everyone as we safely to return to activities!
As dates and times are finalized, they will be posted on FACEBOOK. Schedule updates and cancellations due to weather and other concerns will be posted here first! https://www.facebook.com/SpecialOlympicsVirginiaArea8RoanokeValley
New River Polar Plunge. Go All IN!
Take the plunge February 25, 2023 in the New River!
Radford, Dudley's Landing, Bisset Parkhttps://www.polarplunge.com/new-river
To help raise funds for our local area, add "Area 8" to your team name.
More dates to be announced soon!