Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC)

Special Olympics Southern California



Basketball is a favorite among Special Olympics athletes. In addition to team competition, Special Olympics Basketball also offers individual skills competition, which allows athletes to train and compete in basic basketball skills. The development of these key skills is necessary prior to advancing to team play. These events include target pass, ten-meter dribble and spot shot.

The range of events is intended to offer competition opportunities for athletes of all abilities.

Team Competition
The following basketball events provide meaningful competition for athletes with lower ability levels.

Individual Skills Contest
  • Target Pass
  • 10-Meter Dribble
  • Spot Shot
This sport is offered in the following locations:
  • Inland Empire
    (Barstow, Fontana, Central River, Chino Hills, Desert, Menifee, Mojave, Rebels, Temecula, West San Bernardino)
  • Kern County
  • Los Angeles County
  • Orange County
  • San Diego County
  • San Luis Obispo County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Ventura County


All athletes and coaches are required to submit a waiver to participate in SOSC activities.
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