Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC)

Special Olympics Southern California

Santa Barbara County Community

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Special Olympics Santa Barbara County enriches the lives of hundreds of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health. 

Special Olympics Santa Barbara County is one of nine regional programs of Special Olympics Southern California and offers year-round sports training and competitions for athletes.

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Make a difference in the lives of persons with intellectual disabilities. Donate your money, time, or talents to ensure the athletes continue to receive the top-quality sports training and competitions they deserve.

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Special Olympics would not exist today without the expertise, time, and enthusiasm of its volunteers. Whatever your interests, talents, background and availability, there are opportunities for you.

Become a Partner

Reach out and change the lives of thousands of Special Olympics athletes. We offer customized programs that let you create a corporate program that’s in line with your company’s goals and objectives.

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Upcoming Events in Santa Barbara County

August 2024
November 2024
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Special Olympics Santa Barbara County provides seasonal sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.


We are committed to responsible stewardship of your support and are proud of our high standards

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Receive updates on upcoming Special Olympics Southern California events and news about the athletes, volunteers and supporters of SOSC via email!

This community includes the following cities:

Buelton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Isla Vista, Montecito, San Ynez, Santa Barbara, Solvang, Summerland.

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