Resources

Fall Season

Flag football player throwing ball.Our Special Olympics Massachusetts Fall Season offers sporting events to over 1,600 athletes and runs from September to Mid-November. This season features regional and Season Ending Tournaments with athletes involved in equestrian, flag football, cheerleading, and soccer. Additionally, we host a one of a kind tournament for our our senior athletes called Senior Sports.

Get Involved!

Are you interested in volunteering during the Fall Season at Special Olympics?  Please visit our online registration to sign up directly or visit the season ending event guide.

Get Involved as an Athlete

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Past Fall Season Results

Soccer and Flag Football Results

For all Equestrian results, please email the Business Operations Department at Ops@SpecialOlympicsMA.org

Seasonal Information & Coach Meetings / Training's

Informational Packets

  • Waiver Policy
  • 2020 Equestrian Seasonal Overview
  • 2020 Soccer Seasonal Overview
  • 2020 Flag Football Seasonal Overview

NOTE: An athlete may cross train in all the sports available during the Fall Season, although they must choose one sport to attend for the season ending state tournament.

Upcoming Trainings

Volunteer Information

Are you interested in volunteering during the Fall Season at Special Olympics? Special Olympics Massachusetts offers the following volunteer opportunities throughout the season.

  • Weekly volunteer roles are available to help programs at practices.
  • One day volunteer roles are available to help at qualifiers and competitions.

Fall Season event volunteer registration is available on our online registration page.

  • Qualifying Tournaments – We will post online registration in that event’s calendar page and at our online registration system.
  • Season Ending Tournaments – We will post online registration in that event’s calendar page and at our online registration system.

Sign up to volunteer on our online registration portal.

These are some potential jobs available at competition venues during the Fall Season.

Senior Sports Classic

Event Overview:

The Annual Senior Sports Classic is held every October on scenic Cape Cod. At this event, athletes who are over the age of 45 from across the state come together to compete in lifetime sports such as race walking, bocce, cornhole, and golf skills. In addition, athletes attend a formal dinner and dance on Friday night at the Cape Codder. Next up is a full day of competition on Saturday with athletes competing in racewalking and a choice of either cornhole, golf skills, or bocce at Barnstable High School.

Registration Forms:

Tournament Information:

2020 SENIOR SPORTS CLASSIC – October TBD

Equestrian

Overview:

Equestrian is one of the most fascinating sports offered by Special Olympics Massachusetts. Success in the sport of equestrian requires balance, stability and the right communication between the horse and the rider.  Special Olympics Massachusetts Equestrian Tournaments showcase both English and Western styles of riding.

Seasonal Information

  • 2020 Equestrian Overview

Registration Forms:

Tournament Information:

Equestrian Resources

Special Olympics sport resource page

  • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympics Athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coaches training guides

Soccer

Soccer Season Overview

  • 2020 soccer season overview

Soccer Forms

Soccer Resources

Special Olympics sport resource page

  • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympics Athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coaches training guides
  • Massachusetts SOCCER RULES HIGHLIGHTS & MODIFICATIONS (updated October 2018)
  • Unified Sports Information and tools such as: online certification course,  team assessment tools, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports Models

Qualifying Tournament Information:

2020 Qualifying Tournament-Venue Assignments
* Venue assignments are tentative. Final venue assignments will be posted after final registrations are submitted

Season Ending Tournament Information:

Flag Football & Cheer Leading

Flag Football & Cheer Leading Seasonal Overview

  • 2020 flag football overview

Registration Forms 

Flag Football Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympics Athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coaches training guides
    • Unified Sports Information and tools such as: online certification course,  team assessment tools, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports Models

Qualifying Tournament Information:

Season Ending Tournament Information:

Teams that were at Franklin High School in 2019 will be given preference, but are not guaranteed to play at Gillette in 2020.