Become An Athlete

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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 submit the following forms.  Once you have downloaded and completed the necessary forms, send them directly to your local program’s County Director and they will help you begin your journey in Special Olympics!

Unified Partners

Persons who wish to participate in our Unified Sports® program must submit this registration form.