Regionals and Invitationals

Special Olympics athletes from the southeast (Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi) have an opportunity to compete on the Southeast Regional level in several different sports, giving them additional competition opportunities, along with opportunities to meet athletes from other states and build lifelong friendships.

Special Olympics North America offers national invitational sports competition opportunities in a variety of sports including: bowling, golf, softball and tennis. Special Olympics North Carolina athletes are selected for these opportunities to compete along with athletes from the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.

Regional competitions hosted by Special Olympics North Carolina

Special Olympics North Carolina is proud to host two regional southeast competitions each year.

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2017 Southeast Competitions

  • Southeast Powerlifting (Marietta, GA) – Jan. 20-22
  • Southeast Figure Skating (Huntsville, AL) – Feb. 4-5
  • Southeast Alpine Skiing (Boone, NC) – Feb. 5-7
  • Southeast Speed Skating (Lynchburg, VA) – Mar. 11-12

2017 Additional competition opportunities

  • Special Olympics Xperience Tennis Invitational (Charlottesville, VA) – January 14-16
  • Special Olympics USA National Unified Bowling Tournament (Las Vegas, NV) – February 14-16
  • Special Olympics North America Softball Invitational Tournament (Bismark/Mandan, ND) – Aug. 17-20
  • Special Olympics National Invitational Golf Tournament – TBD