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Jackson County

Welcome to the Jackson County Local Program page.

Contact Jackson County

Email: jackson@soor.org 

Voice Message Phone: 541.779.7120

Mail to: PO Box 637, Medford OR, 97501

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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.

  1. Complete and sign all four pages of the medical form.
  2. Make an appointment for a physical examination with your doctor or licensed physician.
  3. At your doctor's appointment, have your doctor fill out and sign the Physical Examination section at the bottom of page one.
  4. Return this completed form to your Local Program.
  5. We recommend making a copy of the completed medical.

A new Medical Form must be completed every three years.

Class A Volunteer

COACH - UNIFIED PARTNER -
LOCAL PROGRAM MANAGEMENT TEAM

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 and trainings.  The system will automatically guide you through the appropriate training modules for adults and minors.

Sports Schedule

SUMMER SEASON

 Registration meeting - April 15.  

      ATHLETICS

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Practice Days, Times and Locations:

Starting April 17 - Wednesdays 6pm - 8pm - Oak Grove Elementary School

Starting May 4 ADD - Saturdays 11 am - 1pm - North Medford High School Track

Regional Competition:  June 8 - Ashland

        BOCCE

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Start Date:  April 16

Practice Days and Times:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm - 8 pm

Location:  First Baptist Church, Medford

Regional Competition:  June 8 - Ashland

   GOLF - unified

a red circle with a black outlineStart Date: April 20

Practice Days, Times and Locations:  Tee times and day will vary per hosting course availability

Regional Competition: June 30 - Prineville

   SOFTBALL - traditional

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Start Date:  April 27

Practice Days and Times:  Tuesdays 6pm - 8 pm AND Saturdays 11am - 1pm

Location: North Medford High School JV Field

Regional Competition:  June 23 - Eugene/Springfield

  SOFTBALL - unified

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Start Date:  April 22

Practice Days and Times:  Mondays and Thursdays 6pm - 8pm

Location: North Medford High JV Field

Regional Competition:  June 23 - Eugene/Springfield

ATHLETES - The medical deadline for this season is April 22. We must have your completed medical by that date in order for you to train and compete.

COACHES - If you have not already completed your Class A volunteer application and trainings please do so ASAP. Click on the link above.

For more information or to get involved:

EMAIL:  jackson@soor.org

CALL:  541.779.7120

Local Program Events

More information coming soon!

Your Local Program Team

Marie Cabler - Local Program Coordinator |  jackson@soor.org

Carol Reher - medicals Manager

Vickie Nordeen - Communications Manager | soor.jackson.outreach@gmail.com

Chari Malek - Volunteer Manager | soor.jackson.volunteers@gmail.com

SOOR Active

In addition to our in-person sports training and competitions, you can stay engaged by joining our SOOR Active Facebook group.  SOOR Active an athlete-driven At Home Fitness Community focused on health and wellness resources for the Special Olympics Oregon community.  Click here to join our SOOR Active community today!