2019 World Summer Games
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, will be the host of the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games. The Games will be held 14 to 21 March in 2019.
2019 World Summer Games (Special Olympics USA)
- Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 website: Here you can access the website for World Games 2019 to be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE 14-21 March.
- Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Info Packet: This is a general presentation that provides information about the host country and event details including sports venues.
- World Games 2019 Brand and Messaging Resources : Here you will find logos, guidelines, sports icons, templates, fact sheets, messaging documents and more.
- Family Services FAQ: Distributed by the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) on December 5, this document serves as a resource for families wishing to attend World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. Questions and answers have been compiled from recent meetings, webinars and email queries. The LOC has indicated there will also be a Family Services website that will be launched sometime in late December/early January. All questions regarding Family Services should be directed to your state Program liaison or Chaka Sutton (SO USA) email@example.com.
- Special Olympics USA website: Delegation info including headshots, bios and more for the group representing USA in Abu Dhabi.
- Special Olympics USA fact sheet: A visual fact sheet for the delegation representing USA at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
- Special Olympics USA logo usage guidelines: Special Olympics USA logos are available for licensed use only. State Programs should not use or authorize the use of the Special Olympics USA logo for any solicitations, apparel, merchandise or promotions without written permission and prior approval. Questions about usage guidelines should be sent to Katie Botha (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Progression from USA Games to World Games FAQ: Detailed description and frequently asked questions about how athletes & Unified partners are selected to compete at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
- Special Olympics USA Language Guidelines: Helpful guide on terminology to use and avoid when communicating about Special Olympics, Special Olympics USA, and Special Olympics World Games.
- Social Media Guidance for Programs: This is a two-page guidance with comprehensive lists of communication channels for SO USA & SO World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. It also provides simple Do/Don't reminders and tips as well as sample posts for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that can be localized by state programs with volunteers, Unified partners and/or athlete nominees attending the 2019 Games.