2014 Summer Games Invitational
June 6 - 8 | USC Campus
Be inspired by athletic determination and courage. Come cheer on more than 1,500 athletes from across the world as they compete for gold, silver, and bronze medals and ribbons at Summer Games.
The Games will feature six sports — aquatics, basketball, bocce, golf, gymnastics, and track & field. The Summer Games Invitational is the first of two Southern California championships held every year, and it is free and open to the public.
Along with featuring 1,100 athletes from Southern California, 400 athletes and 140 coaches from 20 countries around the world will join the competition as the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games tests processes.
Meet Our Athletes
Special Olympics 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 changes the lives of people with intellectual disabilities by visiting our Athlete Profiles page.