EKS Games

EKS Games

Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games

Sept. 7-Oct. 19 | multiple locations

Named in honor of Special Olympics’ founder, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Games are the second-largest annual sporting event for Special Olympics Indiana. Throughout the fall, state tournaments are held at multiple locations in eight traditional and Unified sports: corn toss, distance run and walk, flag football, golf, equestrian, soccer, softball and volleyball.

More than 2,000 athletes and Unified partners compete in EKS Games and qualifying events leading up to the state finals.

All EKS Games events are free and open to the public, and fans are encouraged to attend.

EKS Games Key Dates
  • July 13-Aug. 11: Unified golf tour
  • Aug. 24: Softball sectionals
  • Aug. 25: Golf sectionals
  • Sept. 7: State softball championship
  • Sept. 8: State golf championship
  • Sept. 13-14: Cornhole sectionals
  • Sept. 27-28: State equestrian championship
  • Sept. 29: State soccer, flag football, and distance run/walk and cornhole state championships
  •  Oct. 19: State Unified volleyball championship


Competition Information and Results


Grand Park Sports Campus
Westfield, IN

Schedules and Information

Sept. 29: State championship

  • Cornhole Team Intent Form (Coming in early May)
  • Cornhole Qualification Scorecard (Coming in late June)
  • Cornhole Court Schedule (Coming in late September)
  • Cornhole Brackets (Coming in late September)
Distance Run and Walk
Location: Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School

2801 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Schedules and Information

Sept. 29: State championship

  • DRW Heat Sheets – 1mile 3K 5K (Coming in July)
  • DRW Heat Sheets – Unified Races (Coming in July)
  • DRW Schedule and Coaches Information (Coming in August)


Location: Hendricks Co 4H Fairground & Conference Center

1900 East Main Street
Danville, IN 46122

Schedules and Information

Sept. 27-28: State championship

Flag Football
Location: Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School

2801 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Schedules and Information

Sept. 29: State championship

  • 2024 FLAG FOOTBALL ENTRY PACKET (Coming in July)
  • 2024 Flag Football Team Directory (Coming in July)
  • Flag Football 2024 Brackets (Coming in August)
  • Flag Football 2024 Field Schedule (Coming in August)
  • FF Skills Heat sheet (Coming in September)


State Tournament Location

Hickory Stick Golf Club 
4422 Hickory Stick Boulevard
Greenwood, IN 46143

Schedules and Information
  • Golf Delegation Form and Individual Entries (Coming soon)
  • Unified Golf Tour Entries (Coming soon) 
  • Golf Skills – Scorecard


July 13-Aug. 11: Unified golf tour

  • Unified Golf Tour sectional Fact Sheets (Coming in late June) 

Aug. 25: Sectionals

  • Golf sectional Fact Sheets (Coming in August)

Sept. 8: State championship

  • State Golf Fact Sheet – Hickory Stick Golf Club (coming in August)
Location: Grand Park Sports Complex

Westfield, IN

Schedules and Information

Sept. 29: State championship

  • 2024 SOCCER ENTRY PACKET (Coming in August)
  • Soccer Team Directory (Coming in August)
  • Soccer 2024 Field Schedule (Coming in September)
  • 2024 Soccer Brackets (Coming in September)

State Tournament

Center Grove Lassie League
110 N. Morgantown Road
Greenwood, IN  46142

Sept. 7: State championship
Location: Munciana Volleyball Facility, Yorktown location

200 S. County Road 600 W
Yorktown, IN  47396

Schedules and Information

Oct. 19: State championship

2024 Court Schedule (Coming in October)

2024 Volleyball Game Brackets (Coming in October)

Entry Deadlines

  • June 12: Unified gold tour entries deadline
  • June 26: Softball team roster quota request deadline
  • July 24: Softball team roster and individual skills entries, flag football and soccer team quota requests deadline
  • Aug. 7: Cornhole team intent to play, softball delegation and games records, Unified gold team entries deadline
  • Aug. 28: Equestrian delegation and entries, flag football team rosters, distance run/walk entries, cornhole entries, soccer team rosters, evaluations, individual skills entries and delegation forms due
  • Sept. 11: Flag football game records, Unified volleyball team quota requests deadline
  • Oct. 9: Unified volleyball rosters and skills entries deadline
  • Oct. 30: Unified volleyball games records deadline


State Office Contact

Kevin Aders
Director of Team Sports & Logistics

Sept. 29 EKS Day Games 

2024 EKS Day Information Handbook

Event Information for EKS Games:

Please visit our Resource Library to find all forms and event information (schedules, handbook, etc).