Go Over the Edge for Special Olympics NC
Take your support of Special Olympics North Carolina to new heights when you go Over the Edge in Raleigh on Sept. 30. Daredevils from around the state will rappel 30 stories down the Wells Fargo Capitol Center, raising valuable funds and awareness for SONC in the process. Learn everything you need to know, plus get rappelling experience at our Practice Rappel event on Friday, Sept. 8 at Triangle Rock Club. Register online today!
The 2017 SONC Fall Tournament to be held in Charlotte
We are excited to bring the 2017 Special Olympics NC Fall Tournament to Charlotte Nov. 3 – 5! More than 1,000 athletes will compete in basketball, bocce, golf, roller skating, soccer and tennis. Anyone interested in volunteering on the Games Management Team should contact email@example.com.
State-level award nominations are open
Do you know an athlete, coach or volunteer deserving of recognition? Nominate them for a Special Olympics NC state-level award today. Awards will be given to the athlete of the year, coach of the year, volunteer of the year, family of the year and business/organization of the year. All nominations are due by August 31 and will be reviewed by a volunteer committee.
SONC Names 2017 Coordinator of the Year
Lisa Carroll of Catawba County was named the 2017 Special Olympics North Carolina Coordinator of the Year.As part of her work to improve the Special Olympics program in Catawba County, she has placed a strong emphasis on developing a committee of volunteers focused on fundraising, volunteer management, athlete recruitment, sports and coaching. Read more about Lisa.
Health is a community effort in Cabarrus County
Special Olympics Cabarrus County athletes and families are getting healthier thanks to the Cabarrus County Wellness Program, a community-driven health program. Read more…
Buncombe County athlete and coach form inseparable bond
Recent high school graduate Joe Brown and Special Olympics Buncombe County powerlifter Matt Paoletti have formed a friendship that extends well beyond a coach and an athlete. Read more…
Summer is here, but the inclusive fun doesn’t stop!
We want to congratulate and thank all of our 2016-2017 Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools for being leaders in the Unified movement. Complete the application today for next school year, 2017-2018. Email UnifiedSchools@sonc.net for more information.
- Eunice Kennedy Shriver honored posthumously with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2017 ESPYS
- SONC honors WRAL-TV’s Ken Smith for dedication
- Carolinas HealthCare System helps new athletes join the Special Olympics movement
- Dani Kinert teaches all to “Live Fearless” in Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC PSA