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Benton County

Welcome to the Benton County Local Program page.

Contact Us

Email: benton@soor.org  |  Voice Mail Phone: 503.467.7513

Mail to: PO Box 125, Corvallis, OR 97339

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Become an Athlete

Athlete Application for Participation / Medical Form - You must have a valid Athlete Medical form on file before participating in any Special Olympics Oregon events, practices or competitions. A new medical form must be completed every three years.

Class A Volunteer

All volunteers who have close contact with athletes or who handle the financial assets of Special Olympics Oregon must complete a Class A volunteer application. This includes coaches, chaperones, Unified Partners and Local Program Management members. Volunteers need to complete the Class A Volunteer process which includes an online application, background check and online trainings.

Click on the link below to complete the application process and trainings.  The system will automatically guide you through the appropriate modules for adults and minors.

Sports Schedule

Summer Season 2024

Sign-ups were open from 3/20-3/27 and late sign-ups are now closed.

State Games is Back!  Mark your calendars for July 13th-14th.  Quotas will be in place for all sports.

All season information is subject to change depending on practice venue availability, volunteers, athlete sign-ups and competition information.

  • Athletics
    • Practice start date: 4/15
    • Practice location: Linus Pauling Track
    • Practice Time: 6:45pm
    • Practice days: Mondays
    • Regional Competition is June 15th in Salem
  • Bocce
    • Practice start date: 5/2/24
    • Practice location: Mac Alexander Field House
    • Practice Time: 5:00pm
    • Practice days: Thursday
    • Regional Competition is June 16th in Springfield
  • Golf
    • Practice start date: 4/21
    • Practice location: Trysting Tree
    • Practice Time: 5:00pm
    • Practice days: Sundays
    • Regional Competition is June 9th in Oregon City
  • Softball
    • Practice start date: 4/29
    • Practice location: Chintimini Park
    • Practice Time: 5:30pm or 7:00pm - depending on which team you are on
    • Practice days: Mondays
    • Regional Competition is June 23rd in Eugene

Local Program Events

4/23/24 Papa's Pizza

  • Let’s celebrate the end of the winter season! Join your friends, family and coaches at a pizza party!
  • Papas Pizza - Corvallis
  • Tuesday, April 23rd - from 5:30 to 7:00 PM
  • This will also be a fundraiser for our local Benton County program. Therefore, food & drinks will not be provided. Please bring the flyer to present at the time you place an order.

Your Local Program Team 

Mike Weaver - Local Program Co-Coordinator, Volunteer Co-Coordinator | benton@soor.org

Kathy Hinz - Local Program Co-Coordinator, Medicals Manager, Volunteer Co-Coordinator | soor.benton.lpc@gmail.com

Teri Wilkinson - Finance Manager, Fundraising Manager | soor.benton.finance@gmail.com

Mandy Dyer - Sports Manager, Equipment Manager
soor.benton.sports@gmail.com