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Special Events

Special Olympics Tennessee hosts several fundraising events throughout the year to help support the more than 18,000 athletes in the state of Tennessee. We hope you can join us for any of our special events as a participant or volunteer.

Wine and Dine

Presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners

Enjoy small plates and perfect wine pairings featuring chefs from the Greater Nashville area. All proceeds will help provide sports training and competition for Special Olympics Tennessee athletes.

October 19 at The Factory at Franklin

Law Enforcement Torch Run

The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR), established in 1981 is to raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics movement.

thROWdown for Special Olympics

Rowing for a Reason! Participants of teams of 10 people compete together by completing a 26.2 mile row all to support the athletes of Special Olympics Tennessee!
BFTG19 bowler on knees

Bowl for the Gold

Show your support for Special Olympics Tennessee athletes and "Bowl for the Gold"! Join us for a night of bowling, awards, prizes, crazy costumes and loads of laughter!

Polar Plunge

Join us and hundreds of other brave souls across the state for the coolest thing you'll do. Whether you jump, run, or tiptoe in you'll be helping us build a bigger, better and COOLER community for 17,000+ Special Olympics athletes.

Music City Blitz

Music City Blitz is an Adult Flag Football Tournament where you get the opportunity to play on a professional football field and hear the roar of the crowd. Register to play in the Music City Blitz to benefit Special Olympics TN at Nissan Stadium every spring.

Pulling for a Purpose

Spring 2023
Nissan Stadium - Lot R
Pulling for a Purpose brings together members of law enforcement, local community members and Special Olympic supporters challenging each other for the fastest time of pulling the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's Rescue Two!

Music City Corporate Challenge

The Music City Corporate Challenge presented by LifePoint Health, is an Olympic-style event that allows Greater Nashville Area corporations to interact with each other through a variety of sporting events.