Special Olympics Resources

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

GMS v7.5.8 Released!

Patrick Taillon

Today, we released an update to GMS 7. This release includes resolutions to a few bugs, some minor enhancements for reporting, updated tournament definitions, and more. You can update using the built-in prompt (on the top of your GMS window), or email to request a dire

Coming Soon: A New Look for the Resources Website

Will Schermerhorn

A new design for the Resources website will make it easier for you to find tools you need to get things done.

Essential Resources


Resources all Special Olympics Programs need.

All Resources by Category

Sports Essentials

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

Leading A Program

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

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.

Games and Competitions

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

Community Building

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

Strategic Plan

The Global Strategic Plan is centered on two primary goals, with relevant strategies and targets for our movement.


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

How-To Guides

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

Planning and Finance

To be successful, Special Olympics Programs need to handle the day to day, but also plan for the future. Here's what you need to do that.