State Summer Games

2015 State Summer Games:
The 2015 State Summer Games will be held May 15th and 16th in Nashville, TN.  Over 2500 athletes, coaches, volunteers, and family members will attend the two day event.  Athletes will compete in seven sports (Aquatics, Athletics, Bocce, Unified Bocce, Powerlifting, Tennis, and Unified Volleyball). 

Opening Ceremonies:

Opening Ceremonies will be held Friday, May 15th at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena.  This event will start at 6:45pm and begin with the parade of athletes.  This event is open and free to the public.

Competition schedules vary by sport.   All competitions will take place at Lipscomb University and Centennial Sportsplex. Sport specific schedules will be released in late March.


Volunteer can register by contacting Carolyn Russell at

Family Receptions:
Friday, May 15th
Lipscomb Allen Arena's Hall of Fame Room - 6p-8p

Saturday, May 67th
Lipscomb University
Location TBA

*Click here to check out photos from last year's event!

Special Olympics Tennessee

For any additional information please contact Meg Takahashi at 615-329-1375.

Schedules and Maps:
General Schedule
Games Handbook

For Coaches and Area Directors:
Class A Volunteer Form for Coaches
Online Protective Behavior Training Link
Athlete Medical Form
Athlete Release Form
Unified Partner Form

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