Fall Games

Saturday, November 12 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Sunday, November 13 - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Fountain Valley Sports Park

Sunday, December 4 - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rinks at Huntington Beach Inline & Fountain Bowl

Unleash Your Inner Champion

The 2016 Fall Games will take place on two different weekends - November 12 & 13 at Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park for Soccer, Softball, Tennis & Volleyball, and on December 4 at The Rinks in Huntington Beach for Floor Hockey and Fountain Bowl in Fountain Valley for Bowling. It will attract more than 1,100 athletes from across Southern California who will compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals and ribbons! Admission is free and open to the public.


Get Involved

Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of more than 26,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities in Southern California through sports, education, and athlete health.


More than 1,500 volunteers are needed to make to this event successful.

Become a Volunteer

Fans in the Stands

Cheer on the 1,100 athletes as they compete for the gold.

Learn More

Sponsor & Donate

Are you interested in becoming a sponsor for future Games or donating to Special Olympics and making a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities and at your organization?



Featured Exhibits

Healthy Athletes

Healthy Athletes

November 12 & 13

Special Olympics athletes at Fall Games receive free health screenings for Fit Feet, FUNFitness, Healthy Hearing, Health Promotion, and Special Smiles.


Family Pavilion

Family Pavilion

November 12 & 13
Families will be able to relax and enjoy good company, with a host of activities and refreshments available.



Rafer's Boutique

November 12 & 13 (including the athlete dance)
December 3 at the athlete dance
December 4

Attendees shop for souvenirs and merchandise at the official store for Special Olympics Southern California and Fall Games. Everything from T-shirts to hats to lapel pins and tote bags will be available.



November 12 & 13
Attendees can stop by to check out the entertainment, sponsor booths, games, arts and crafts, music, and much more. Families of athletes are also welcomed to stop by the Family Pavilion.

Young Athletes

Young Athletes Festival

November 12 & 13
Children with or without intellectual disabilities, ages 2 - 7, are introduced to sports during the Young Athletes Festival at Fall Games.



Opening Ceremonies

November 12 from 9 - 9:30 a.m.
Kick off Fall Games by attending the free Opening Ceremony, which features the Parade of Athletes, live performances, and the lighting of the official cauldron to signify the beginning of the Games.

December 3 at 7 p.m.
Athletes, coaches, and Fall Games delegations only

Closing Ceremonies

Each sport will host a Closing Ceremony when competitions and awards are complete.

Athlete Dance

Athlete Dance

November 12
December 3

The dance its open to Special Olympics athletes competing at Fall Games only. Locations and theme TBD.