Special Olympics Unified Sports® is a program that brings together athletes with intellectual disabilities and their peers without intellectual disabilities (called partners) on the same team for training and competition. Age and ability matching of athletes and partners is defined on a sport-by-sport basis.
In Special Olympics Kansas, there are a number of Unified Sports opportunities:
State Level - Golf and Volleyball
Regional Level- Metro Region: Volleyball, Kansas Unified Soccer League*, Golf and Basketball
Southeast Region: Golf
South Central Region: Softball and Golf
North Central Region: Softball and Basketball
*The Kansas Unified Soccer League is a state-sponsored program in conjunction with the Global Soccer Initiative for Kansas City Metro area high schools students to form school-based unified soccer teams.
If you are interested in becoming a Unified Partner, please contact the Headquarters office or the Regional Director for your region.
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