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Summer Games

June 22 - June 24

The 2019 Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games at Towson University. (Photo by Steve Ruark for SOMD)


Towson University
8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252 United States
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Friday June 21, 2024
Competition – Cheerleading, Swimming
Block Party Celebration
Law Enforcement Torch Run & Opening Ceremony

Saturday June 22, 2024
Competition – Athletics, Bocce, Softball*, Swimming
Olympic Celebration and Delegation Dance
Healthy Athletes

Sunday June 23, 2024
Competition – Athletics, Bocce, Softball*, Swimming
Closing Ceremony (at the competition venues)

Participants: 1250 Competitors (Athletes & Unified® Partners), 250 Coaches, 800 Volunteers

Events Offered: 

  • Athletics – Traditional and Unified® track events & relays, mini-jav, high jump, long jump, pentathlon, shot put, softball throw, standing long jump, tennis ball throw (Towson University – Unitas Stadium)
  • Bocce – Singles, Doubles, Unified® Doubles, 4-Person Team (Towson University – Burdick Fields)
  • Cheerleading – Traditional and Unified® team competition (Towson University)
  • Softball – Traditional and Unified® team competition, Individual Skills Competition (Off-Site Location – Kiwanis Wallas Park)
  • Swimming – Traditional individual events and team relays, Unified® team relays (Towson University – Burdick Hall)

Volunteers: Volunteers are recruited from the local community. Please visit www.somd.org to register as a volunteer.

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