Welcome to the Eugene-Springfield Local Program page.

Contact Eugene-Springfield

Email: Phone: 541.431.3245

Mail to: PO Box 35, Springfield OR, 97477


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




Fall Season Practice Schedules

We want to thank you all for your patience as we’ve been working on setting up our sport practice facilities/day/times.  It hasn’t been easy this season and it’s taken a lot longer than we wanted it to take. Below is the general schedule. Athletes registered for each sport will get a separate schedule for their sport.

Here is what we have for our fall sport practices:


Emerald Lanes (Oakway Road)

Time: 4-5:30pm Mondays or Wednesdays Please be ready to start bowling at 4pm.

Starting dates: Monday Sep 12; Wednesday Sep 14.

Competition: Virtual regional will be late Oct/early Nov


We will have to use two facilities to get enough practices in before the regional competition. Soccer athletes will get a detailed schedule of practice locations in an email and at the first practice.

Les Schwab Fields by Bob Keefer Center, 32nd & Main St, Springfield; KidSports, 2054 Amazon Parkway, Eugene

Time: 6-7:30pm Fridays

Starting date: Friday Sep 16 at KidSports

Competition: Nov 19-20 in Portland.  Please make arrangements to travel on Friday Nov 18



Swimmers will get a detailed practice schedule by email and at the first practice. We have to switch between the two pools due to maintenance closures.

Splash! Swim Center (Thurston Road) and Willamalane Swim Center (G St), Springfield

Time: Splash! 6:30-8pm; Willamalane 7:30-9pm

Starting date: Tuesday Sep 13

Competition: Sunday Oct 30, Corvallis


Unified Soccer:

UofO Student Rec Center,1320 E 15th Ave

Time: 11:30-12:30pm Sundays

Starting date: Sunday Oct 23

Competition: Championship game will be on Sunday Nov 13





Local Program Events

We will our second Run With The Cops on September 25.  Athletes will be able to participate.  If athletes are interested in participating, please contact us at for more details.

We will also have our fall Tip A Cop this fall.  Stay tuned for the date.

Your Local Program Team

Ted Barker & Kristi Barker - Local Program Coordinators |

Ro Ralstin - Fundraising Chair

Jeanie Neven - Sports Manager

Megan Patrignelli - General Logistics Manager

Doug Johnson - Transportation Manager

Tiffany Monroe - LETR Officer

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.