Become An Athlete
Whether you wish to become a Special Olympics athlete or a Unified partner, we take steps to ensure that you and your fellow athletes and volunteers have the best experience possible. The information and forms found on this page will help you know what is expected of Special Olympics athletes and Unified partners and what forms are required prior to participation.
Persons with intellectual disabilities registering for Special Olympics must follow the steps below to participate. Once you have downloaded and completed the necessary forms, email them directly to Registration Coordinator (please put “Athlete Registration” in the subject line) and we will assist you with your next steps in joining Special Olympics Florida – Hillsborough County! See below for additional steps
Step 1: Complete Special Olympics Florida Athlete Registration Forms
Step 2: Scan and send completed paperwork to the Registration Coordinator or send a copy (please keep the original for your files) to P.O. Box 130535, Tampa, FL 33681.
Step 3: Visit our Sports Offered page and to let us know which sport you would like to participate in.
Step 4: Attend practice and have fun! Please bring a copy of your paperwork to your first practice.