SONC to host statewide Respect Rally
Join North Carolina students and educators at Halifax Mall (adjacent to the Dept. of Public Instruction) in downtown Raleigh on Tuesday, April 2for a fun-filled celebration of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools featuring speakers, school-led entertainment, DJ dance party, and much more! The event is free and open to the public, but schools are asked to RSVP here.
Tune into ABC on March 30 for World Games highlights
Tune into ABC on March 30 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. EST for a recap of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. Results for the NC athletes who attended will be available soon. View photos of North Carolina athletes, coaches and Final Leg runner.
Special Olympics NC athletes prepare for Spring Games
Special Olympics NC athletes across the state are preparing to compete in local spring games in their communities. Local competitions will take place throughout the state over the next few months, with Nash County, Union County and Wayne County hosting Spring Games this week. View the complete Spring Games calendar for more information.
Test your strength for Special Olympics North Carolina
Show off your muscles for Special Olympics NC by participating in the 2019 Plane Pull on April 27 at RDU Airport! Teams of five will pull a 30,000-pound regional jet 25 feet in a race against the clock while raising valuable funds and awareness for SONC. Registration is now open so sign up today!
Become a Unified Champion School this year!
There are nearly 400 Unified Champion Schools in North Carolina and we want you to join them! The 2018-2019 Unified Champion Schools application is now available. Email UnifiedSchools@sonc.net for more information.
Special Olympics athletes receive free health screenings
Healthy Athletes screenings taking place in April have the potential to reach 1,000 people with intellectual disabilities, nearly triple the amount of screenings that took place in March. Learn how you can get involved!