Congratulations to the more than 1,100 athletes that competed at Fall Games! The athletes competed with pride, determination, and courage, and we couldn't be prouder of them.
They inspired us all as they hit scored game-winning goals, hit aces, and bowled for the gold. But most importantly they inspired hope in a brighter future for acceptance, understanding, and unity for everyone.
Fall Games, one of our largest competitions, is the second of two Southern California competitions held every year.
About the Games
More than 4,500 people, including Special Olympics athletes, coaches, volunteers, family members, spectators, and honored guests attended Fall Games. Fans in the stands cheered on 1,100 athletes as they competed for medals and ribbons in six sports — bowling, floor hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.
Along with competitions, Fall Games featured free health screenings, games, arts & crafts, and an athlete dance.
This event was made possible by thousands of volunteers, coaches, sponsors, and you — the fans, the donors, and the athletes' biggest supporters. We couldn't have done it without you...thanks!
Meet Our Athletes
Special Olympics Southern California has many stories to tell of courage, hope, and inspiration. Through Special Olympics, individuals with intellectual disabilities have an opportunity to shine and live happier, healthier, and longer lives. The athletes not only have fun while competing but transform communities by inspiring people to open their minds and celebrate the similarities common to all people.
You can watch stories about how Special Olympics change the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by visiting our Athlete Profiles page.