Sports & Competitions Overview

Special Olympics Kansas offer year-round training and athletic competition in 20 Olympic-type sports to children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Participation is open to anyone ages 8 and older, and programs are designed to serve all ability levels. For sport rules, rules updates, coaching guides and more, visit Special Olympics Inc. Coaching Guide Page.

SOKS offers Coaches Training Schools throughout the year.  Please visit the SOKS calendar of events for dates and locations or contact Chris Burt at

To view sport specific information (ie, rules, coaches certification tests and events offered), please click on the sport listed below.

20 Official Sports in Kansas

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