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Become an Athlete

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."

-Special Olympics Athlete Oath

Special Olympics Alabama offers year-round sports training and competition in over twenty Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Eligible individuals must be at least eight years of age and must be identified by a medical agency or professional as having an intellectual disability

A completed Athlete Participation Packet and Release form must be completed. As part of the athlete participation packet, the new or returning athlete must have a medical examination done by a certified medical professional. 

Athlete Participation Packet

Athlete Release Form

Completed forms should be submitted to:

Special Olympics Alabama

880 South Court Street

Montgomery, AL 36104