Resources

Summer Season

Athlete competes during the summer seasonThe Summer Season at Special Olympics Massachusetts runs from June to Mid-August. The season includes 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 train and participate in a variety of different sports and events, including: Bocce, Cycling, Golf, Sailing and Softball.

Visit our ONLINE REGISTRATION to volunteer for Special Olympics Massachusetts during the Summer Season. For more detailed information see the volunteer accordion below.

For information on Tournament of Champions visit the CALENDAR PAGE

Get Involved as an Athlete

Current Volunteer Opportunities

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

 

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

Sign up to volunteer on our online registration

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

Bocce

Bocce FormsBocce is a summer season sport

Bocce Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
    • Unified Sports information and tools such as online certification course, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports models
  • BOCCE SKILLS ASSESSMENT RULES & INFORMATION

Qualifying Tournament Information

Tournament of Champions

Cycling

cycling is a summer season sportCycling Forms

Cycling Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
    • Unified Sports information and tools such as online certification course, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports models

Qualifying Tournament

Tournament of Champions

Golf

golf is a summer season sportGolf Forms

Golf Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
    • Unified Sports information and tools such as online certification course, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports models

Golf 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
  • Submit all score cards by August 10, 2018. (Date is determined by the Mass Golf Assoc.)
  • Please mail cards to:
    Special Olympics Massachusetts
    512 Forest Street
    Marlborough, MA 01752

Special Olympics Massachusetts Golf Rules Reviewed by: Tyler Lagasse

Golf Qualifiers

  • Western MA Regional Qualifer- Tekao Country Club, Westfield
  • Central MA Regional Qualifier – Indian Meadows, Westborough,
  • North Shore Regional Qualifier – TBD

Tournament of Champions

Sailing

Sailing Forms

  • Sailing Registration Form – coming soon

Sailing Resources

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
    • Unified Sports information and tools such as online certification course, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports models

Learn to Sail

Special Olympics Massachusetts Regatta

Community Boating, Charles River Boston – August 1, 2020

Special Olympics Rhode Island Regatta

US Navy Base Newport Rhode Island – September TBD

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

Softball

Softball Forms

Softball Resources Rules and Modifications

  • Special Olympics sport resource page
    • Links to Special Olympics International official sport rules, article one, coaching Special Olympic athlete, athlete & coach development guides, coach training guides
    • Unified Sports information and tools such as online certification course, coach guidelines, guidelines on meaningful involvement, overview of Unified Sports models
  • SPECIAL OLYMPICS MA COMPREHENSIVE RULE BOOK
  • Only wooden bats are allowed during competitions. Programs can order bats through Dream Bat Company, the official bat provider of Special Olympics Massachusetts.

State Qualifying Tournaments

Tournament of champions

Season Ending Tournament

Tournament of champions