San Luis Obispo County REGION

Special Olympics San Luis Obispo County offers training and competition opportunities in 11 different year-round sports.

Special Olympics provides training for life. Our programs not only provide people with intellectual disabilities with physical fitness and athletic competition, but also social interaction, community involvement, and empowerment.


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Volunteers needed for Cal Poly football games benefiting Special Olympics
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 11:43:00 AM

Annual Wreath Making Workshop
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 11:40:00 AM

41st Annual Special Olympics Golf Tournament
Thursday, September 20, 2018 2:39:00 PM

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Make a difference in the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities. Donate your money, time, or talents to ensure our athletes continue to receive the top-quality sports training and competitions they deserve.



To coach, assist with sports or special events, or provide office help, please contact
Kenna Shannon at or (805) 544-6444.


Become a Partner


Reach out and change the lives of thousands of Special Olympics athletes. We offer customized programs that let you create a corporate program that’s in line with your company’s goals and objectives.

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Attend an Event


Be a fan in the stand and cheer on our athletes at a local competition or attend one of our fun and exciting fundraisers like the Special Olympics on Parade!




Special Olympics Southern California provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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We are committed to responsible stewardship of your support and are proud of our high standards



Impact in Southern California


This region includes the following cities:

Adelaide, Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Avila Beach, Cal Poly SLO, Cal Poly University, Cambria, Cayucos, Creston, Grover Beach, Harmony, Heritage Ranch, Los Osos, Morro Bay, Nipomo, Oceano, Parkfield, Paso Robles, Pismo Beach, Ragged Point, San Luis Obispo, San Miguel, San Simeon, Santa Margarita, Shandon, Shell Beach, and Templeton.