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David Armendariz

Director – Orange County Region & Res. Dev.

Jeff Van Fossen

Manager, Sports and Programs

Lindsay Marksbury

Manager, Sports

Jennifer Mills

Volunteer & Special
Events Manager

Violette Prentice

Development Manager

Brian Pham

Admin & Event Assistant


550 N. Parkcenter Dr.
Suite 102
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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Orange County Region

Special Olympics Southern California - Orange County offers year-round sports programs and competitions for athletes countywide.

The Orange County program not only provides people with intellectual disabilities with physical fitness and athletic competition, but also provides social interaction, community involvement, and a setting to showcase their talents.

Spring Regional Games

Prepare yourselves for our upcoming Spring Games this May 2015! Visit the OC Spring Games website.

Sports Offered     

Aquatics, Athletics (Track & Field), Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Floor Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Tennis and Volleyball. More...

Special Olympics
On Parade

Join us for an evening that will inspire your spirit, warm your heart, and invigorate your passion for Special Olympics! Learn more!

Upcoming Events

View the Orange County Calendar to see upcoming competitions, fundraisers, and other events. Print upcoming events.


Help us provide year-round sports training and competition to athletes in Orange County with an intellectual disability. More...

Community of Champions

Community of Champions (CofC) is made up of working professionals who desire to be involved with Special Olympics while building their professional network. Visit the CofC website.

Leadership Council

Orange County's Leadership Council fosters interest among the community to support Special Olympics. More...


Learn about the sponsors that make a difference in the lives of our athletes. More...

Created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Authorized and Accredited by
Special Olympics, Inc. for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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