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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Upcoming Events

Spring Games 2019
Monday-Wednesday, April 29th-May 1st, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Rain Date: 
Thursday and Friday, May 2nd and 3rd, 2019
Bojangles Coliseum
2700 E Independence Blvd., Charlotte NC 28205

  • Track & Field
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Motor Activities
  • Young Athletes Program

SOMC 2019 Spring Games Schedule & Fact Sheet

SOMC 2019 Spring Games Volunteer Registration

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