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State Competitions

Special Olympics Michigan holds more than 700 local and regional competitions each year in addition to seven state-level competitions and four district basketball tournaments. Information on local and regional competitions can be found on the events calendar. State-level competition information can be found below.

athletes skiing cross country

State Winter Games

By weighing a myriad of factors (i.e. current COVID-19 health metrics, large-scale competitions logistics, recommendations from Special Olympics International), Special Olympics Michigan leadership has decided to move the 2022 State Winter Games, District Basketball and State Basketball from a large scale state-wide event(s) to a more localized focused format for this Winter and Spring season.

athletes during basketball competition

District Basketball

Following the same rationale as State Winter Games, Special Olympics Michigan leadership has decided to move the District Basketball and State Basketball from a large-scale state-wide event(s) to a more localized focused format for this Winter and Spring season.

Summer games celebration

State Summer Games

June 1 - June 3, 2022

Mount Pleasant, Michigan

athlete bowling at lanes

State Fall Games

Aug - Nov 2022

State Fall Classic (Softball & Soccer)
Aug 26, 2022
Southeast & Southwest Michigan

State Fall Games (Cycling, Kayaking, & Golf)
Sept 23 - 24, 2022
Southeast MI

State Poly Hockey, Flag Football, & Bowling
Nov 11 - 13, 2022
Lansing