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Polar Plunge season begins January 25

Polar Plunge season is nearly upon us! This winter, there are 30 Polar Plunges scheduled all across Michigan - register for one near you today!

State Winter Games returns to Grand Traverse region

Join the excitement as nearly 850 Special Olympics Michigan athletes from more than 60 counties across Michigan take part in the 2020 State Winter Games presented by Wertz Warriors February 5 through February 7 in the greater Grand Traverse region.

Handy Middle School receives National Banner recognition

Handy Middle School in Bay City has been recognized as a Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools National Banner program. Handy is one of approximately 350 schools in the U.S. to receive the honor this year.

Michigan Unified flag football teams take their place among Ford Field champions

Six Unified high school flag football teams competed at Ford Field on November 30 with teams comprised of Special Olympics Michigan athletes and high school students.

Poly Hockey and Unified Bowling State Finals return to Lansing area Nov. 23-24

More than 1,100 athletes from 50 counties across the state will compete in the Special Olympics Michigan Poly Hockey and Unified Bowling State Finals in Holt and Lansing from November 23-24. The Poly Hockey Finals will take place at Holt High School’s main and north campus locations with he Unified Bowling Finals, which features athletes with and without intellectual disabilities competing together on the same teams, being held at Royal Scot in Lansing.

Special Olympics Michigan transforming former school into world's largest Special Olympics facility

Special Olympics Michigan has purchased the former South Christian High School campus in Byron Township and will transform the former Grand Rapids area school into the Special Olympics Michigan Unified Sports & Inclusion Center. 

Inclusion Blend Coffee available now!

Special Olympics Michigan is proud to partner with Schuil Coffee to offer the Inclusion Blend. For every bag of coffee purchased, Schuil Coffee will donate $1.00 to support Special Olympics Michigan athletes and programming. Get your bag today!

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.

Vehicle Raffle winner picks up new car

One $5 ticket. That's all it took for Teresa Carlson of Cadillac to come away the grand prize winner in the 2019 SOMI Vehicle Raffle for a brand new 2019 Ford Escape.

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!

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.

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