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Athletes ready to shine at Fall Tournament

More than 1,000 athletes and Unified Partners are ready to shine at the 2016 SONC Fall Tournament in High Point.  Competition will take place in basketball, bocce, golf, rollerskating, soccer and tennis during Nov. 4-6. Detailed event information (HOD) is now available.

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Unified Champion School applications are now being accepted

Unified Champion Schools (formerly known as Project UNIFY Schools) bring youth with and without intellectual disabilities together through education and sports to create school communities of acceptance and respect. Is your school interested in becoming a Unified Champion School for the 2016-2017 school year? Apply by November 1 and join the inclusive movement!

2016 Unified Flag Football Season

Unified Sports come to college campuses

Methodist University, NC State, UNC Wilmington, Winston-Salem State, Elon University, UNC Chapel Hill, UNC Charlotte, UNC Greensboro and Wake Forest University will offer Unified Flag Football, while East Carolina University will offer Unified Soccer. Students interested in participating can sign up through their campus recreation, while any interested Special Olympics athletes should contact their local coordinator. If you are interested in starting a Unified league at your college or university, contact the Sports Department.


Special Olympics Craven County receives new bocce courts

As a part of the Lowe’s Heroes volunteer program, Lowe’s of New Bern partnered with Special Olympics Craven County to build new wheelchair accessible bocce courts. Read more


Getting back on the horse–Davidson County athlete competes again after accident

With the help of her coaches, athlete Stephanie Wilkerson recently competed in the Equestrian Tournament for the second year following her riding accident. Read more


2016 Summer Games Healthy Athletes

2015-2016 SONC Health Report

The 2015-2016 SONC Health Report is now available. This comprehensive document offers a look at the state of health programming for Special Olympics NC athletes.  Read more

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The 2016 SONC Fall Tournament will be November 4-6 in various locations in High Point, NC! Volunteers can register online here to help!

For information on coaching, volunteering at events, or getting involved with your local program, please fill out the Volunteer Interest Form! Volunteers will be added to our email database for information on future volunteer opportunities.

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