Benton County

Welcome to the Benton County Local Program page.

Contact Us

Email: benton@soor.org  |  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.

During times of COVID-19 - Please make sure that you complete your Medical Form, The COVID-19 Code of Conduct and the COVID-19 Waiver and send back to your Local Program.  These documents will be valid for three years.

Sports Schedule

Online sign-ups for the Winter 2023 season will be open December 10th - 20th.    

We are hoping to offer the following sport opportunities (it will be dependent on practice facility availability, volunteers and athlete participation numbers):

  • Basketball
    • Practices are on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays (depending on the team you are on)
    • Time for practice: depends on the team
    • Practices begin: The week of January 16th
    • Practice location: Leticia Carson (Wilson School)
    • Competition date: TBA
  • Power Lifting
    • Practices are TBA
    • Time for practice:  TBA
    • Practices begin: TBA
    • Practice location: TBA
    • Competition date: TBA
  • Snowshoeing
    • Practices are TBA
    • Time for practice:  TBA
    • Practices begin: TBA
    • Practice location: TBA
    • Competition date: There is no competition.  The team will take a field trip to the mountains at the end of the season.

Local program medical packet deadline for winter season:  TBA

  • All athletes need the following:
    • Updated medical form
    • Code of Conduct
    • Covid Waiver
  • If you updated your forms since returning from the pandemic you are current.
  • If you will miss the medical packet deadline please contact Kathy Hinz at soor.benton.lpc@gmail.com

 

Local Program Events

  • We are currently finishing Fall season.
    • Congratulations to swimming and bowling!
    • Good luck to our two soccer teamsl!
  • The on-line sign-ups for Winter season will be open from 12/10-12/20.

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

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.