More than 1,100 athletes from throughout Southern California will showcase their determination, courage, and skills at Summer Games on June 8 and 9 at Cal State Long Beach (directions).
The athletes have been training and competing locally to prepare for the Games, which is the largest Southern California competition of the year.
Come watch the athletes compete as they pour their hearts out to win gold, silver, and bronze medals but also have fun and create a more accepting community. This event is free and open to the public.
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.