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.
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!
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…
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…