Mecklenburg County

Welcome to Special Olympics Mecklenburg County!

Special Olympics Mecklenburg County offers community-based and school-based programs to more than 3,350 athletes participating in 19 sports, including Unified sports.  Over 2,000 community volunteers help with the year-round sports programming, serving as coaches, event staff and/or general volunteers.

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SOMC 2019 Fall Games:

October 23-29
10 am -1 pm

  • Bocce
  • Roller Skating
  • Soccer

Sports Offered

Global Messengers

Global Messengers are Special Olympics athletes who have been trained in public speaking to serve as ambassadors for the organization.  They can recruit potential athletes, volunteers and sponsors through public presentations. To schedule a Global Messenger appearance, please contact the local coordinator.

  • Kaitlyn Bethune
  • Charlie Brown
  • Robin Callaway
  • Katie Carter
  • Jim Cowick
  • Johnny Daniels
  • John Gray
  • Kimberly Jones
  • Darlene Hankins
  • Sandra Hankins
  • Keith Hayden
  • Kristin Hunter
  • Ted Hula
  • Erin Keeter
  • Sydney LoPour
  • Ginny Tracy
  • Calvin Osborne