Ice (Figure & Speed) Skating

Game On: Learn about the divisioning process that differentiates Special Olympics from other sport organizations.

Figure Skating

  • Individual Skills
  • Singles Competition
  • Pairs Skating
  • Ice Dancing
  • Unified Sports Pairs Skating
  • Unified Sports Ice Dancing



Speed Skating

  • 25m Straightaway
  • 55m Half Lap Race
  • 111m Race
  • 222m Race
  • 333m Race
  • 500m Race
  • 700m Race
  • 1000m Race
  • 1500m Race

Always communicate with your local coordinator if you are interested in submitting registration for an event.

SONC SE Winter Games Figure Skating Registration Forms

Local program coordinators should submit entries along with the remainder of the Southeast Winter Games registration.

  • Figure Skating ISC Registration Form
  • Figure Skating Registration Form
  • Figure Skating Synchronized Team Registration Form
  • Figure Skating Non-Athlete Registration Form
  • Figure Skating Overall Schedule
  • Figure Skating Endorsement Form
  • Figure Skating Delegation Information Summary & Payment Form

SOVA Speed Skating Championships Registration Forms 

This event is typically held in February of each year and hosted by Special Olympics Virginia.  If you are interested in sending athletes from your local program, please email

Assessment Forms 

For coaches’ use only – do NOT submit with event registration.

Special Olympics Southeast Winter Games – Figure Skating is an additional competition opportunity for SONC athletes, as well as athletes from surrounding states. This event usually takes place in February each year at the Extreme Ice Center located at 4705 Indian Trail Fairview Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079.

SOVA Speed Skating Championships

Special Olympics Virginia hosts this additional competition opportunity for Special Olympics athletes. This event usually takes place in February of each year in Virginia.


Athletes and partners also have the opportunity and are encouraged to participate in various local invitationals. Check the ice skating sport calendar for upcoming invitationals being hosted by local programs.

Local programs are also encouraged to host and invite neighboring counties to participate in invitationals, scrimmages, or leagues.  Click here for some basic steps on how to get started.  If you are interested in hosting an invitational you can also contact the sports department at

About Ice (Figure & Speed) Skating:

Differences of Special Olympics North Carolina Ice (Figure & Speed) Skating:


By the Numbers: 

Sport Development Teams (SDT) are responsible for assisting with local and state-level programs and competition, educating coaches and officials, and promoting active engagement among athletes throughout the year.  Click here for more information.

Tappie Dellinger – SDT Director
Indian Trail

Certified Clinicians receive additional training in presentational skills to conduct training schools in their community.  In order to become a Certified Clinician one must have a Special Olympics North Carolina level 2 sport certification in this sport.

For more information on becoming an SDT member or a Certified Clinician, contact

Find out if this sport is offered in your community

Become an Athlete or Unified Partner

Special Olympics North Carolina offers sports training and competition in 19 Olympic-type sports to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  Learn more on how to become an athlete.

Become a Unified partner and play on a team alongside athletes with intellectual disabilities.

Become a Coach

Combine knowledge and passion for a sport by becoming a Special Olympics North Carolina coach to lead athletes in preparing for local and state-level competition.

Become a Volunteer

Serve a crucial role at Special Olympics North Carolina by volunteering at our office or one of our many events throughout the year. Check out our home page for these volunteer opportunities.

Share Your Sport Knowledge

Officiate for Special Olympics North Carolina by donating your time as a sports official.  Contact for more information.

Sport Development Team members (SDT) are active volunteers who channel their passion and knowledge for a sport into effective leadership for local and state programs.  

Certified clinicians supplement the SDT by providing coaches training in their community.  Click here for trainers.

For more information on getting involved, contact