Summer Games

Special Olympics Utah’s 2017 Summer Games will be held in the Utah County area on June 2nd – 3rd.  Nearly 1,300 athletes and Unified Sports partners will compete during this two-day event and will receive support from nearly 500 coaches and hundreds of day-of-volunteers. Competition will be held in the following sports:

  • Athletics (Track & Field) – Provo High School
  • Swim – Provo Recreation Center
  • Softball and Unified Sports® Softball – Footprinters Park
  • Motor Activities Training Program – Held at each venue

Join us on Friday evening, June 2nd, for Special Olympics Utah Block Party and dinner to held at the University Place Mall Park.

Please note that the location for the above sporting events will be held at different locations in the same area. Each venue will offer a delegation registration, volunteer check-in, and Opening Ceremonies. Please contact Jonathan Embler at for more information or questions.

Corporate Sponsors

Our deepest thanks to our Year Round Sponsors for 2016-2017

Presenting — Harmons

Mission –  The Larry H. Miller Charities and the Utah Jazz

Announcement of the 2017 Summer Games Sponsors coming soon.

General Information

2017 Summer Games Schedule – Will be posted at a later date

2017 Games Guide – Will be posted at a later date

Fan Guide


Nomination for Awards

Please participate in nominating candidates for the following awards for the Year 2016:  Athlete, Coach, Unified Partner and Law Enforcement Flame of Hope for 2016.   Awards will be presented at the 2017 Summer Games block party on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Univeristy Mall, Orem,  6:30 p.m.      On-line nomination form forth coming.


Delegation Resources

2017  Summer Games Coaches Handbook – Will be posted at a later date

2017 Summer Info Games Guide – Will be posted at a later date

Athletic Order of Events 2017

Turbo Jav How-to Video

Register for Summer Games

Athletes and partners must participate in their respective summer area athletics competition in order to qualify for SOUT Summer Games.

Please note – some registration forms have been changed to help make data collection easier for staff members located around the state. We apologize for any inconvenience but hope this will allow a more streamlined registration experience. If you require forms to submit via mail or email, please contact your Regional Program Manager or Field Service Coordinator.

Summer Games Athletics and Softball Skills Registration Form

Coaches’ Roster

Relay Registration Form

Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) Form

Softball Team Registration Form

Aquatics Registration

Housing Request Form

Cot Request Form (for housing)

Sports Rules for Summer Sports

PDF contains the complete updated Special Olympics rules for each sport.




Motor Activity Training Program – MATP Coaches Guide

Be a Volunteer – Be a Fan!

Our games would not be made possible without the support of our day-of-event volunteers. We accept volunteers ages 12 and older (12 – 15 must have adult supervision, 16+ may volunteer independently). Any age is welcome to volunteer to cheer as a Fan in the Stands. Volunteer registration closes at MIDNIGHT on Wednesday, 5/31 but you can still come and register to be a FAN the day of the event.

SOUT volunteer

  • Individual Volunteer Registration
  • Volunteer Instructions –  coming soon!
  • Volunteer Handbook –  coming soon!
  • Summer Games Volunteer Descriptions – coming soon!
  • Visit our Volunteer page more information.