Special Olympics Indiana touches the lives of more than 11,000 athletes and volunteers across the state. Imagine how many inspirational stories remain untold.
To keep the media, as well as athletes, coaches, volunteers, friends and family well informed, Special Olympics Indiana offers online news and media resources. This includes inspirational stories, press releases, logos and an events calendar of upcoming competitions and fundraisers.
An annual tradition for more than 20 years, Special Olympics Indiana again invites supporters to make a splash for athletes across the state this winter by taking part in the 2021 Polar Plunge — a series of exhilarating events where individuals and teams brave the elements by taking an icy dip to demonstrate their commitment to the cause.
In recognition of the eighth anniversary of Champions Together, Special Olympics Indiana is replacing the Inclusion Revolution banners for 12 Indiana schools with the new Unified Champion School banners that acknowledge them as “founding members” in appreciation of their long-standing commitment to the Inclusion Revolution.
The Spirit of Special Olympics Awards program is the annual recognition of athletes, coaches, volunteers, families, and Law Enforcement Torch Run officers who have demonstrated outstanding support of Special Olympics Indiana over the course of the past year — and in many cases, for much longer than that.
For the second consecutive year, Special Olympics North America has announced that a number of Indiana schools will receive national banner recognition for their efforts to engage students with and without intellectual disabilities in inclusive activities.
The Indianapolis Indians and Indianapolis Indians Charities will host Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 State Softball Championship games Saturday, Oct. 10 at Victory Field.
President Jeff Mohler shares an update on our plans for a safe return to in-person practices, competitions, and events at the County level.
Engaging athletes, volunteers, and supporters across the state who are unable to gather for in-person competition or events due to ongoing health and safety concerns, Special Olympics Indiana’s 2020 Summer Games Sports & Fitness Challenge will be held virtually from June 12 to July 25.
In its sixth year, the Subaru Color 5K is going virtual! For everyone’s health and safety during this unprecedented time, the new run/walk format will enable participants to enjoy the route of their choosing. Additionally, for the first time in the history of the event, the first 600 finishers will receive a finisher medal.
The ongoing suspension of all Special Olympics Indiana practices, competitions, and social activities will be extended through June 30, 2020.
President & CEO Jeff Mohler announced today that Special Olympics Indiana will extend the ongoing suspension of all sport trainings, competitions, and other activities involving athletes through May 31, 2020, at which time the situation will be re-evaluated.