2020 Special Olympics Oregon Fall Virtual Games
Presented by Providence Health & Services
Calling all athletes, Unified partners, Coaches and family members!
Join us for our first ever Special Olympics Oregon Fall Virtual Games. Although we cannot gather in person, you can still train and compete from your living room, backyard or local park!
To join our 2020 Fall Virtual Games, please follow these 3 easy steps below:
Sign-up as an athlete, Unified Partner, or Coach anytime between now and November 9th via mail, online or over the phone.
Join Us On Facebook
Like us on Facebook to connect with other athletes and participate in our Virtual Games and watch our ceremonies.
Start Your Training
Choose your sport and start training today. Go for your personal best and then submit your scores between November 2-9, 2020.
How Do The 2020 Fall Virtual Games Work?
Once you have signed up and selected your sports and events, Special Olympics Oregon will connect you with a trained coach. Your coach will ensure that you understand how to perform each event by:
Connecting with you personally throughout the season via phone calls or conference calls.
Sharing training & rule guides demonstration videos.
Connecting you with other athletes in your events.
Connecting you with online training via SOOR Active.
Support you in submitting your scoresheets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will you be awarding medals?
Commemorative medals will be awarded to all participants.
What if I don’t have all the equipment needed?
No problem. Your coach will support you in modifying equipment. For example, you can use a club or bat for golf putting.
Do I need a current medical form?
We will not be requiring a medical form for the virtual games, however we encourage you to get consent from your doctor before participating in Special Olympic events.
What if I get injured during virtual participation?
Let your coach know and they will support you to complete an incident form.
Is there an age limit to sign up as an athlete or unified partner?
An athlete or Unified Partner must be 8 years or older to participate.
Can I practice and/or compete in-person with my coach and teammates?
NO, in-person participation is not allowed.
How do I become a coach?
You can find the 2020 SOOR Fall Virtual Season Coach Job Description & Step by Step Instructions here. Choose "coach" when registering through the main registration link.
What Sports Are Offered
You may compete in up to 3 of the following SPORTS offered.
You can enter up to 3 individual events and the relay
- 25m Manual Wheelchair
- 25m Motorized WC Obstacle
- 50m Run/Walk/Roll
- 100m Run/Walk/Roll
- Standing Long Jump
- Tennis Ball Throw
- Wheelchair Tennis Ball Throw
- 1-mile Run/Walk/Roll
- 5k Run/Walk/Roll
- 4x 100m Run/Walk/Roll Unified “Relay” (combined time of 2 athletes + 2 partners)
- 5k Unified Run/Walk/Roll (combined time of 1 athlete + 1 partner)
You can enter all events
- Individual Skills Competition (Dribbling and Shooting combined)
- Juggling – Individual
- Juggling – Unified Team (combined score of 3 athletes and 2 Unified Partners)
You can enter only 1 event
- Putting Skills (Short Putt & Long Putt combined)
- 9-hole individual
- 18-hole individual
- 9-hole Unified Pair
- 18-hole Unified Pair
FITNESS AS A SPORT
You can enter all events
- Individual Fitness
- Unified Team Fitness (combined score of 1 athlete + 1 partner)
- Fitness as a Sport Exercises will include:
- Push Ups
- Curl Ups
- Overhead Press
- Side Arm Raises
- Shin Touches
Select your sports below to view SCORECARDS:
Select your sports below to view or print out VIRTUAL RULES AND GUIDELINES + other sport resources:
Support the Athletes
Here are a few ways you can get involved to support the athletes and the 2020 Fall Virtual Games!
Join the FUN!
Support and encourage athletes during the Fall Virtual Games.
Don’t sit on the sidelines. Your donation enables us to continue to provide much-needed at-home fitness and health programs, mental health support and community building.