2016 State Summer Games

It’s time to register if you’d like to volunteer at Special Olympics Ohio’s State Summer Games June 24-26, 2016 at The Ohio State University. Click here for details.

CEO Bob Rickard Retiring After 37 Years with Special Olympics Ohio
Bob Rickard, CEO of Special Olympics Ohio, has announced plans to retire in May. Bob began his Special Olympics career in November of 1979 as Ohio’s Program Director. He served in that capacity until December of 1981 when he transitioned into the role of Chief Executive Officer. Read More.

Ohio Law Enforcement Torch Run - 30 Years Strong!

This is the 30th year that more than a thousand officers and supporters will carry the Flame of Hope through over 150 Ohio communities in the week leading up to the State Summer Games. Read More.

2016 CLE Plane Pull
Are you strong enough to pull a plane? Form your team and find out on Saturday, July 9th at the 7th annual Cleveland Plane Pull! Find out more and register here.


2016 State Team Basketball and Individual Skills
The 2016 State Team Basketball Tournament and Individual Skills event was held March 18th and 19th in Hilliard. More than 600 athletes from all parts of Ohio participated! Click here to see photos of the 2016 State Basketball Tournament and Individual Skills Competition!