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Revealing the champion in all of us

Unified Flag Football Team honored on Township sign

The Special Olympics Michigan Unified Flag Football team from Holt that captured gold at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle has been honored by its community with signs commemorating their accomplishment.

Red Wings hosting SOMI Night on Friday, October 25

See the Detroit Red Wings take on the Buffalo Sabres as part of a Special Olympics Michigan night on October 25. Discounted ticket packages include an exclusive Red Wings/SOMI branded winter hat. Secure your ticket and hat today!

Athletes battle weather, finish strong at State Fall Games

Severe weather rolling through southeast Michigan led to the shortening of softball and golf competitions at the 2019 State Fall Games, but the 1,600 athletes in attendance still finished the weekend strong! Get your recap of the State Fall Games, complete with photos, here!

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