Snowboarding is a sport that involves descending a slope that is covered with snow on a snowboard attached to a rider’s feet using a special boot set onto mounted binding.

Special Olympics snowboarding is a winter sport where athletes train and compete from January through February with the hopes of competing at the state Winter Games.


General Information

The Snowshoeing Fact Sheet provides general information on the sport’s background, popularity and statistics in the Special Olympics sports world.

The Official Special Olympics Sports Rules for snowshoeing shall govern all Special Olympics competitions. View the most updated Snowshoeing Rules.

Article 1 provides general principles established by the Special Olympics Official General Rules that are not found in sport-specific rules. When there is conflict between a sport’s official rules and the general rules, the general rules in Article 1 will be followed.


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Coaching Resources

Special Olympics New Jersey strives to provide additional sport training to our athletes so that they are at their best when it comes time for training and competition. Please make sure to check back regularly for new and upcoming training resources!

Coaches are encouraged to use the resources below to be as prepared as possible for snowshoeing training and competition.

If you have any questions on coaching, visit our coach section for information.


 

Additional Snowboarding Information

Sports Registration Checklist

Read through and complete this checklist of to-dos before signing up for a local program.