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Athlete Resources

"Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt." — Special Olympics Athlete Oath

Athlete Registration, Medical and Release Form

To participate in training and competition, all athletes are required to complete these forms and update them every 3 years.
  • Forms in English Participation in Special Olympics Tennessee requires athletes to obtain a physical from a medical professional and fill out the Athlete Registration, Medical, and Release Form every three years. If an athlete does not sign for themselves then a Parent/Guardian Release Form must be completed.
  • Young Athletes™ Participation & Release Form

Athlete Code of Conduct

Special Olympics is committed to the highest ideals of sport and expects all athletes and Unified partners to act in a manner that both contributes to the overall mission of Special Olympics and follows Special Olympics Tennessee policies.

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Learn more about who is eligible to participate in Special Olympics.
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COVID-19 Resource Page

Special Olympics Tennessee is committed to providing resources andsupport to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and promote the health and safety of the Special Olympics community. These resources can be shared with athletes, coaches, volunteers and families.

World and USA Games Selection Process

Advancing to a state, national or international level competition is an opportunity for our athletes to share and celebrate their achievements with people outside of their local communities.