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Revealing the champion in all of us

State Fall Games returns to Southeast Michigan

More than 1,600 Special Olympics Michigan athletes will make their way to southeast Michigan from September 20-22 for the sixth annual Special Olympics Michigan State Fall Games presented by Real Estate One Charitable Foundation.

Handy Middle School makes ESPN Honor Roll

Handy Middle School in Bay City is one of only 34 schools across the U.S. to be named to the 2019 ESPN Honor Roll. The honor comes as part of ESPN's Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools National Recognition Program.

SOMI Vehicle Raffle Project

You can win this 2019 Ford Escape, $1,000 Visa gift card or 15" laptop! Purchase tickets for the SOMI Vehicle Raffle Project for $5/each today. Winners will be selected on September 20.

What We Do

Special Olympics Michigan provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Athletes develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy while participating in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship among their families, Special Olympics athletes and the community. The athletes achieve their dreams with the support of caring volunteers, coaches, family members and staff. Donations from Michigan citizens and businesses provide funding for the program.

  • 22,777 Participants
  • 24 Sports
  • 3,278 Active Certified Coaches
  • 32,867 Volunteers

SOMI Programs

Special Olympics Michigan has a variety of programs that promote awareness, inclusion, unity, health, and more.

Special Olympics Health

SO College

Young Athletes™

Unified Champion Schools

Our Partners