Special Olympics Connecticut CT

Since 1969, Special Olympics Connecticut (SOCT) has provided year-round sports training and athletic competition for adults and children with intellectual disabilities. SOCT provides many vital programs, including the Unified Sports Program; the Connecticut Association of Schools/Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference partnership; the Masters Sports Program for athletes 40 and older; and the Officials Program for Athletes. SOCT serves 8,984 athletes throughout the state. In order to provide the most inclusive and meaningful school and community based sports training and competition for its 5,292 athletes with intellectual disabilities, SOCT opens its doors and offers the opportunity to an additional 3,692 athletes who train and compete as partners alongside their peers with intellectual disabilities.