Maryville man competing for Team Tennessee in the Special Olympics USA Games

State Summer Games return for first time since 2019
Our State Summer Games returned for the first time since 2019. Thank you to Sen. Jeff Yarbro, Rep. John Ray Clemmons and Rep. Jason Powell for coming out to cheer on our athletes and even present medals to the winners.

Nashville SC signs Special Olympics Tennessee Unified Team
Nashville SC recently signed athletes from Special Olympics Tennessee Unified Soccer to the Nashville SC Unified Soccer Team. This was a tremendous moment for our athletes as they received a contract, jersey and an opportunity to play on the pitch at GEODIS Park with MLS players. They will also be playing other unified soccer teams partnered with MLS clubs in the future.

Nashville SC Unified Team press conference

2022 State Summer Games Opening Ceremonies
Opening Ceremonies of the 2022 State Summer Games.The event included the parade of athletes, emcee Jamie Watson, opening remarks from Hayley Wielgus, a speech from Commissioner Brad Turner, Super Bowl Champion and Lipscomb Academy football head coach Trent Dilfer, banner awards, Athlete of the Year and a declaration from NFL defensive end Vic Beasley.

EVP Joanne Drumright on Today in Nashville on State Summer Games
Special Olympics Tennessee's Executive Vice President Joanne Drumright joined Carole Sullivan on WSMV's Today in Nashville to discuss the 2022 State Summer Games.

Local torch run kicks off Special Olympics Tennessee
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WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre visits SOTN athletes

2022 USA Games - Team Tennessee Reveal

'Polar Plunge' raises funds for Special Olympics Tennessee
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Tennessee skier trains for 2023 Special Olympics World Winter Games
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Tennessee man to do powerlifting in Special Olympics USA Games
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Tennessee student practices for bowling in Special Olympics USA Games
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Torch Run in Cleveland To Raise Awareness for Special Olympics
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