Special Olympics Resources

The Special Olympics Resources site is a self-service website. Get the tools, files, information and advice you need to get work done.

New Resources to Support Young Athletes

Rebecca Ralston

We are very excited to officially launch the updated Young Athletes Activity Guide.

How do I find Article 1?

Dustin Wilson

There are two different versions of Article 1. One relates to the general rules. The other to sports.

New Search Features for the Resources Site

Will Schermerhorn

We want the Resources site to be the best it can be, so there's a new feature that allows you to ask a question if you cannot find something.

Now and Next

Get the resources for events, promotions and Games that are happening now or soon.


Resources all Special Olympics Programs need.

Leading A Program

Tools Programs need for accreditation, effective operation and innovative leadership.

Sports Essentials

Tools that Special Olympics Programs need to ensure safe, high quality training and competitions.

How-To Guides

Find the basics about many aspects of Special Olympics as an organization, plus helpful overviews of many important other topics.

Games and Competitions

Promote upcoming regional and world games plus promote and run games at the Program level.

Marketing and Communications

Get the information, files, tools and advice you need to explain and promote the value of Special Olympics to audiences local and global.


All the resources for health-related programs, Healthy Athletes disciplines, Healthy Communities and tools and information needed to promote and run events.

Region Resources

Documents and other files that relate specifically to one or more of our seven world Regions.

Community Building

Special Olympics inititiatives in health, family, early involvement and opportunities for personal growth.