Marin County Special Olympics

Marin County Special Olympics

This site is intended to be a resource for the Special Olympics Community in Marin County, California --- athletes, parents, guardians and coaches.

We will provide:

Schedules for sports offered, Locations for practices, and
    Click here for Contacts for coaches

See Page 2 Current Sports Tab for schedules

Notices for special events

        2018 Marin Games (May 19, 2018 at Novato High School)
       Third Annual Sonoma Invitational Bocce Tournament (Santa Rosa, June 9, 2018)

       Third Annual Marin-Sonoma Bowling Championship (San Rafael, December 2, 2018)

    Photos of the events where our athletes compete:

    Links to pictures from latest events will be posted here

Athletes are required to pre-register for the upcoming season. Practice Registration Periods will take place 1-2 months prior to the start of the first practice session for a given sport. Athletes should contact their coach approximately 2 months in advance to confirm that they plan on participating (so the coach can make sure they are pre-registered for the upcoming sport. Athletes must have a currentApplication for Participation on file with SONC in order to register.  For information about upcoming and current Practice Registration Periods for Marin County, please click here

Athletes' applications are good for THREE years from the date of the signed doctor visit on the application. IF there have not been significant changes since that visit the application may be extended an additional THREE years.  Athletes and their caregivers should check with the coach for their sport to confirm that the athlete's application is current.

 Resources: Official information regarding Special Olympics can be accessed at Special Olympics Northern California,  The following are extracts from that site regarding athletes applying to participate and adults applying to become coaches and volunteers:

How do I Become an Athlete?

1.  If you are a New Athlete click here.

You are a "New Athlete" if you have never participated in Special Olympicsor you have previously participated but have an Athlete Application for Participation that has expired more than 12 months prior.

2.  If you are a Renewing Athlete click here.

You are a "Renewing Athlete" if you have an Athlete Application for Participation that has not yet expired or expired within the last 12 months.




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