Rules & Competition

All Special Olympics competition shall be conducted in accordance with Official Olympics Sports Rules, which are designed to protect the athletes, provide fair and equitable conditions of competition, and promote uniformity so that no competitor shall obtain an unfair advantage over another.

All rules are in accordance to SOTX and SOI modifications and take precedence, then followed by National Governing Body Rules.

SOI Rules & coaching guides available here:

Athletes must be provided the opportunity to compete in either one local competition or two scrimmages in preparation for area competition

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