Sports and Competitions

2019 Unified Sports® Fall Festival

Presented by
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DATES
September 7th and 8th; September 21st and 22nd 

PARTICIPANTS EXPECTED
1,400 Athletes and Unified Partners

450 Coaches
600 Volunteers

SPORTS/VENUES FOR COMPETITION SEPTEMBER 7th AND 8th 
Softball
CT Sportsplex, 216 Foxon Road, North Branford 

Kennedy Memorial Field, 55 Maple Street, East Haven (Saturday only)

Sailing
The Wadawanuck Club, 196 Water Street, Stonington

Bocce
Scalzi Park, 100 Bridge Street, Stamford

Golf
Sleeping Giant Golf Course, 3931 Whitney Avenue, Hamden

SPORT/VENUE FOR COMPETITION SEPTEMBER 21st AND 22nd
Croquet
The Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island

In addition, The Unified Statewide Fishing Tournament will continue from Saturday, September 1st through Sunday, September 8th.
Awards will be presented on a date TBD.

SPECIAL EVENTS
Opening Ceremonies

Saturday, September 7th:
Kennedy Field, The Wadawanuck Club and Scalzi Park
Sunday, September 8th: Sleeping Giant Golf Course
Saturday, September 22nd: Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE
Saturday, September 7th: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Softball, Sailing and Bocce competition

Sunday, September 8th: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Softball, Sailing, Golf and Bocce competition

Saturday and Sunday, September 21st and 22nd: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Croquet competition

In addition to Mohegan Sun, Sponsors include:

Silver Sponsors

The Family of

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Bronze Sponsors

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Supporting Sponsors

Chelsea Groton Bank Foundation
Dime Bank Foundation
Dodson Boatyard, LLC 
J. Michael Leahy Memorial Fund
Subway

Contributing Sponsors

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union
DialAmerica

Media Sponsors

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74 Local Programs • 26 Olympic-Type Sports • 4 State Games • Sports Training and Competitions All Year Round

Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities. It also offers Special Olympics Unified Sports® which teams up athletes with intellectual disabilities and their peers without disabilities, known as Unified partners, to play sports. Participants train for 8 to 12 weeks prior to a state competition. This training is offered through our Local Programs.

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Winter Games
(
December - March)

Alpine Skiing
Basketball

Cross-Country Skiing
Curling
Figure Skating
Floor Hockey
Gymnastics
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
Speed Skating

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SUMMER GAMES 
(March - June)

Aquatics
Athletics

Cycling
Soccer
Tennis

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Unified Sports® Fall Festival
(
June - September)

Bocce
Croquet
Golf
Fishing
Long-Distance Unified Running
Sailing
Softball

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Unified Sports® Holiday Classic
(
September - November)

Basketball
Bowling
Cheerleading
Flag Football
Powerlifting
Volleyball

For a full listing of our events please visit our Calendar.
For specific sports rules visit the Coaches Corner.
For the Games Tool Kit (for Hosting Invitational Events), click here.