2013 Fall Games on December 14 - 15 in Fountain Valley and Irvine

Congratulations to the more than 1,100 athletes who competed at Fall Games in Fountain Valley and Irvine on December 13 and 14. Among them included 24 athletes who will now prepare for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles next summer.

The Games were a culmination of months of sports training. The athletes competed in six sports — bowling, floor hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. They demonstrated courage and determination in the quest for success, acceptance, and joy.

Healthy Athletes

Special Olympics athletes received free health screenings for podiatry, hearing, optometry, dental, dietary and fitness. More...

Young Athletes

Children, ages 2 1/2 to 7 years old, competed in activities that are important mental and physical growth, developing motor skills, and hand-eye coordination. More...

Family Pavilion

Families of athletes came together to relax in between competitions, meet other family members, and have fun.

Thank You

This event was made possible by thousands of volunteers, coaches, dozens of sponsors, and you – the fans, donors and the athletes’ biggest supporters. We couldn’t have done it without you...THANKS!!!

Upcoming Events

Volleyball teammates Stephanie Hardy and Debi Anderson hug.
  • February 2015: Dream House Raffle - Enter to win the house of your dreams and support Special Olympics Southern California.
  • February and March 2015: Polar Plunge - Show off your Plunge Power! Be part of this unique fundraiser that allows you to run, walk or dance into the chilly waters.
  • March 14, 2015: A World of Difference - Join us for dinner and bid on more than 350 auction items at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach.
  • June 13 - 14, 2015: Summer Games - Special Olympics athletes throughout Southern California will compete in athletics, aquatics, basketball, bocce, golf and gymnastics at Cal State Long Beach.
  • July 25 - August 2, 2015: Special Olympics World Games - The world's largest sports and humanitarian event is coming to Southern California.

Thank You Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

  • Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co

Venue Sponsors

  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • Edwards Lifesciences Foundation
  • Mattel
  • Resnick Family Foundation

Festival Sponsors

  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • CVS/Caremark

Created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Authorized and Accredited by
Special Olympics, Inc. for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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