Throughout the year, every year, Special Olympics GB hosts single-sport and multi-sport competitions locally and regionally all across Great Britain.
To find out where and when our next sport competition takes place, please visit our Event Calendar.
Special Olympics Great Britain’s National Games are held every two years, alternating between Summer and Winter Games.
Our next National Summer Games will take place in the city of Bath from 28 August to 1 September 2013.
Our latestNnational Summer Games took place in Leicester in 2009.
National single sport competitions take place in the years between National Games. Our most recent Special Olympics GB National Winter Games took place in January 2012.
The latest Special Olympics European Summer Games took place in September 2010 in Warsaw, Poland. 47 British athletes represented the country at these Games and returned home with a total of 88 medals.
The next Special Olympics European Summer Games will be held in Antwerp, Belgium in 2014. For more information visit the official website for this event.
Special Olympics World Summer and Winter Games are each held every four years. The World Games are organised every two years, alternating between Summer and Winter Games.
In October 2007, the 12th World Summer Games took place in Shanghai, China. 159 athletes represented the country and returned home with a total of 224 medals.
In February 2009, the 2009 World Winter Games were held in Boise, Idaho USA.
The next World Winter Games are being hosted in PyeongChang, South Korea, 29 January to 5 February 2013. Visit the games website for more information. For more information visit the official website for this event.