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Athlete Registration

Special Olympics Colorado athletes can train and compete in 20 different sports, participate in a variety of competitions at the local, area, state, and international levels. Special Olympics Colorado hosts more than 100 competitions!


Process to Complete the Athlete Application

In an effort to improve the process of becoming or renewing as a Special Olympics Colorado athlete, The “Athlete Application” (also known as Medical Application or 5-Page Med/App) is now available online!


Steps to Complete the ONLINE Athlete Application:

  1. Receive a Doctors Exam or Sports Physical which clears you for athletic participation. Click here to view the Physical Examination form.
  2. Complete the Online Athlete Application which can be found here.

PRINTABLE Paper applications will be accepted through the end of the year, however, as of January 1, 2020, only online applications will be accepted.


Athlete Training

Prior to any Special Olympics Colorado competition, each athlete is required to engage in an extensive training program. As an athlete, you will develop fitness and sports skills, and learn the rules and strategies from your coaches. To learn about any upcoming training programs in your area, please contact your Regional Manager.