Athletes participating in Special Olympics Volleyball benefit from the camaraderie that comes from competing in a team sport, as well as the training that enables them to successfully serve and return a volleyball.

Special Olympics Volleyball also offers individual skills competition to allow athletes to train and compete in basic volleyball skills.

Official Events

  • Team Competition
  • Modified Team Competition

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

Individual Skills Competition

  • Overhead Passing (Volleying)
  • Passing (Forearm Passing)
  • Serving

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This sport is offered in the following locations:

Inland Empire

Kern County

Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley
(Long Beach, South Bay)

Orange County

San Luis Obispo County

Northern Santa Barbara

Santa Clarita & Tri-Valley

Ventura County