The heart of our organization is our athletes, and we would not exist today without the individuals and organizations who help support them throughout the year. From volunteers and Unified Champion Schools, to our Law Enforcement Torch Run community that raises millions of dollars, we encourage you to get involved!

Participation Requirements

Review all the requirements for athletes, coaches and volunteers with link to all necessary information requirements and waivers.

Become An Athlete

We are nothing without our athletes, and we welcome all individuals looking to train and compete with us. Find out how to become an athlete and continue the legacy of Special Olympics New Jersey.


Special Olympics New Jersey would not exist today without volunteers. From coaching to managing competition venues to officiating, their dedication and enthusiasm for our athletes is what keeps our programs running and thriving.

Ways to Give

Whether it is a one-time donation or creating your own fundraiser to benefit our athletes, there are so many ways to give to our organization.

Attend an Event

From fundraisers to local competitions to our larger state-level competitions, we host hundreds of events a year. Take a look at our event calendar to find your place.

Become a Corporate Partner

As a not-for-profit, we depend on the generosity of our corporate partners. Find out the benefits of becoming a partner.

Include Your School

Through partnerships with New Jersey schools, Special Olympics New Jersey is working to build a unified world. See how students and staff can participate in this transformative school program.

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