Summer Season

The Summer Season at Special Olympics Massachusetts runs from June to Mid-August. The season is host to numerous state qualifying tournaments, invitational events and  culminates with season ending State Tournament.

During this time frame over 1,200 Special Olympics ATHLETES and Unified Partners will train and participate in a variety of different sports and events, including: Bocce, Cycling, Fishing, Golf, Sailing and Softball.

To volunteer for Special Olympics Massachusetts during the Summer Season visit our ONLINE REGISTRATION or for more detailed information see the volunteer accordion below.

 

For information on Tournament of Champions visit the CALENDAR PAGE

Summer Season Results
Seasonal Information
Volunteer Information

Interested in volunteering during the Summer Season at Special Olympics? Special Olympics Massachusetts has the following volunteer opportunities through out the season

  • Volunteer with our programs on a weekly basis helping out at practice
  • Volunteer at one of our competitions

Summer Season event volunteer registration links coming soon.

  • Qualifying Tournaments– Online registration will be posted in that event’s calender page and at our online registration system
  • Tournament of Champions– Online registration will be posted in that event’s calender page and at our online registration system

To sign up to volunteer visit our online registration

If you are interested in volunteering at an event here is a list of potential jobs you may do at the venue during the Summer Season

Bocce

Rules and Forms

Qualifying Tournament Information

  • Eastern MA Regional Qualifying Tournament- Framingham High School
  • WESTERN MA REGIONAL QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT- NONOTUCK PARK, EASTHAMPTON
Cycling

Rules and Forms

Time Trials

  • State Cycling Time Trials- Cushing Memorial Park, Framingham
Golf

Forms

Rules and Additional Qualifications

  • Special Olympics Golf Rules
  • Special Olympics Massachusetts Rules Quick Guide
  • All golf teams and individuals must have a current up-to-date handicap assigned to them through the Mass Golf Association
  • Returning teams/individuals only need to submit 4 cards to keep their handicap current. New teams/individuals must submit 6 cards to obtain a handicap
  • All scorecards must be submitted by August 10, 2016. (date is determined by the Mass Golf Assoc.)
  • Cards can be mailed to:
    Special Olympics MA
    The Yawkey Sport Training Center
    ATTN: Andrew MacLeay
    512 Forest Street
    Marlborough, MA 01752

Golf Invitationals

  • Northern MA Regional Invitational- Mt Hood Golf Course, Melrose
  • Western MA Regional Invitational- Tekao Country Club, Westfield
Sailing

Forms and Rules

Learn to Sail

Special Olympics Massachusetts Regatta

Community Boating, Charles River Boston – TBD

Special Olympics Rhode Island Regatta

US Navy Base Newport Rhode Island – TBD

Special Olympics Massachusetts will be allowed to bring six boats to attend the SORI Newport Regatta

Softball

Forms

Softball Rules and Modifications

State Qualifying Tournaments

  • Eastern MA Unified Softball Qualifying Tournament- Framingham High School
  •  Traditional Softball Qualifying Tournament- Walsh Middle School, Framingham
  • Western MA Unified Qualifying Tournament- Nonotuck Park, Easthampton

 

Special thank to USSSA for their support and umpires!

Season Ending Tournament
  •  August 26th & 27th
  • For complete tournament information such as housing locations, directions, schedules,  meals (locations times, menu), special events (dance, Olympic town), local attractions for families please refer to the Games Event Guide