Special Olympics Cumberland County


Cumberland County shield red FBWelcome to Special Olympics Cumberland County!

More than 250 athletes train year-round in 14 different sports and compete in local, regional, and state-level events. Special Olympics Cumberland County partners with Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation for use of facilities and equipment. Our offices are in the Dorothy Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center on Purdue Drive in Fayetteville, a Parks and Recreation facility. We are currently looking for volunteer coaches, committee members, sponsors and more! Please contact us to learn how you can get involved!


Special Olympics Cumberland County Family Fun Fest – Fundraiser

Join us on Saturday, December 5th at Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center from 10am -2pm for a fun family event to benefit SOCC! Activities will include a DJ with Dancing, Entertainment, Carnival Games, Pictures with Santa, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffle, Concessions, and much more!  Please contact staff at (910) 433-1000 for additional information.


Special Olympics Cumberland County Basketball Registration

Registration will run from November 1st – December 1st. In order to be eligible to register for a sport, each individual must have a current Athlete Participation Form on file, which includes a physical and expires every 3 years.

New This Year: Please visit the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center to complete an additional required registration form prior to December 1st

Basketball Parents/Coaches Meeting will be held Monday, December 7th at the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center starting at 6:30pm


Special Olympics Cumberland County Spring Games Registration Info

SOCC 2016 Spring Games will be held on Friday, April 22nd at Methodist University from 9am-1pm.  Registration documents are linked below and should be submitted via email to jmincey@ci.fay.nc.us or in person at the Gilmore Therapeutic Recreation Center.  All Registration Information is due by April 1st, 2016.

2016 SOCC Spring Games Registration Packet

Spring Games Sports Rules

Athlete Participation Form

Young Athletes Registration Form



PU_Lockups-02Project Unify is a grant program from the Department of Education that educates and activates our youth into leadership roles within Special Olympics North Carolina.  Please follow the link for more information on Project Unify.

Calendar and Contact Information  

Special Olympics  Cumberland County Calendar

Local Program Coordinator
Jeremy Mincey
1600 Purdue Drive
Fayetteville, NC
Phone: 910-433-1376 or
Email: Jeremy Mincey
 Website:  http://www.fcpr.us

Field Services Director-East 
800.843.6276 ext 126 (NC Only)
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Coaches Needed!
Athletes cannot train without qualified coaches. We currently need coaches in all sports.

The local program always needs dedicated volunteers. Contact us today to learn about serving on committees, coordinating events, or just coming out for local competition! We are currently seeking committee members.