Special Events

From volunteer to donor to sponsorship opportunities, you can help athletes from around the state achieve their goals and experience the joy that comes from participating in Special Olympics Utah through a variety of Special Events held throughout the year.  Contact our office at 801.363.1111 or email us at information@sout.org for more information on how you can be a part of these, and other special events supporting Special Olympics Utah.


2019 Siegfried & Jensen Utah PGA Open – August 12-18 @ Riverside Country Club in Provo.  Join us for an amazing week of golf, competition and inclusion!

Special Olympics Utah’s 2019 Black & White Bocce Ball will be held Friday, September 6, 2019 at The Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. The elegant Italian-themed festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. and includes an amazing silent auction, friendly Bocce Ball competitions (and casual games), extraordinary food & dessert stations, open bar & beverage areas, opportunities to meet Special Olympics Utah athletes and incredible entertainment. Find out more about our annual signature event! Get your tickets today! 


It’s time to party like it’s 32 degrees!  

Last year, the bravest of souls took the plunge in Utah. The best part?  After their bodies returned to 98.6°F and the donations were tallied, they raised more than $15,380 for Special Olympics Utah to support sports, competitions and programs. Booyah!

The Polar Plunge is the “coolest” party of the year!

Are you brave enough to take the plunge and get freezing’ for a reason? Or are you “Too Chicken”?

Pick your plunge and start fundraising today! Register @ www.firstgiving.com/sout

Northern Utah – January 12 at North Shore Aquatic Center

Salt Lake City – January 26 at Sheraton Downtown SLC

Each year during March, Harmon’s Neighborhood Grocer and Special Olympics Utah team-up for the “Go for the Gold” campaign to raise awareness about individuals with intellectual disabilities and give members of the community an opportunity to contribute and raise funds for Special Olympics Utah. Harmon’s Neighborhood Grocer has supported Special Olympics Utah teams and athletes for more than two decades. Many athletes work in Harmon’s grocery stores, and Special Olympics Utah is proud to have Harmon’s Neighborhood Grocer as its Presenting Sponsor.  Watch for more information about the 2020 March Root-beer Float Month!