SOOR just wrapped up our first-ever Esports pilot season of Rocket League in June. The season lasted 6 weeks and every Monday night at 6pm, …Learn More »
Where Sport Means More
Special Olympics Oregon uses sports training and competition to grow acceptance and inclusion of children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
It’s all for the athletes.
Special Olympics Oregon brings year-round sports training and competition to children and adults with
intellectual disabilities. Through the challenges and triumphs of real competition, we serve Oregon’s largest disability
population by celebrating their abilities. And by competing, athletes experience life-changing opportunities to improve
physical fitness, learn everyday life skills and connect more closely to their communities.
Here are three ways you can get involved:
All programs are free to the athletes
Through the power and joy of sport, we focus on and appreciate all that our athletes can do. When that happens, attention to their disabilities fades away. They become more involved in their communities. And they explore new ways to show who they really are.
Rydell is currently a college student at Portland Community College and first got involved with SOOR Esports beginning in May while SOOR prepared for our …Learn More »
Athlete, Rachel Parsons, has spent the last 24 years of her life participating on the court with Special Olympics Oregon. Her favorite sports are Basketball, …Learn More »