Softball is an exciting team sport in Special Olympics. Athletes play slow-pitch softball, which involves two teams of 10 athletes each. Special Olympics offers individual skills competition to allow athletes to train and compete in basic softball skills. The development of these key skills is necessary prior to advancing to team competition. These skills include base running, fielding and throwing.

Team Competition

  • Slow Pitch Softball
  • T-Ball Competition

The following events provide meaningful competition for athletes with lower ability levels:

Individual Skill Competition

  • Base Race
  • Throwing
  • Fielding
  • Hitting

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This sport is offered in the following locations:

Inland Empire
(Central Riverside, Menifee, Rebels, Temecula, West San Bernardino)

Kern County

Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley

Orange County

San Diego County

San Luis Obispo County

Santa Barbara County

Northern Santa Barbara

Santa Clarita & Tri-Valley

Ventura County