Special Olympics Florida

Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, at no cost to the athlete or their caregiver, as a means to achieve physical fitness, self-esteem, socialization skills, and the life skills necessary to be a productive, respected and contributing members of their communities

As the world’s largest program of sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics serves nearly 3 million people in more than 180 countries. In Florida, 15,000 athletes train and compete year round, in 20 different team and individual sports of their choice.

Founded in 1972, Special Olympics Florida is a certified 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization funded solely through the generosity of individuals, businesses and civic groups. This support allows Special Olympics to never charge the athlete or their families a fee for participation.

Now you can help raise funds and awareness by building a Personal Fundraising Page!

Simply click on the "Get Started" button above to see a listing of events that you can support!

All of these events benefit the 15,000 athletes of Special Olympics Florida.


Thank you for being a fan of Special Olympics Florida!