If you will be participating in spring/summer training or competition, you will need to fill out the online signup sheet below.It is EXTREMELY important that you sign up if you plan on competing, since our registration is due on April 12 and our first week of practice is that same week.
Only those that sign up for COMPETITION will be registered for the summer games.
It costs Oxford Special Olympics money for every athlete and partner that is registered for competition, so if you register for COMPETITION and don’t show, or change your mind, then we will be out that money, which isn’t fair to anyone.
Sports: Cycling / Swimming / Track & Field
Oxford Special Olympics will be training in three sports this Spring – Cycling, Track and Field, and Aquatics (Swimming – both Developmental and Advanced). Competition will be at the Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games on June 9-11, 2017.
You can train in any or all sports, but can only COMPETE in 1, since the competitions are at the same time. Practice is typically once per week, starting in early April. If you sign up to compete, you will be expected to come to all of the practices. (If you have too many unexcused absences, you will be scratched from competition)
Competition – SOCT Summer Games (PLEASE READ)
June 9-11 at SCSU (Southern CT State University in New Haven);
You can only COMPETE in 1 sport since the competitions are the same weekend. Developmental Aquatics Time Trials – Saturday May 20, 2017;
Cycling Time Trials – May 21, 2017;
Advanced Aquatics and Track Time Trials – May 13, 2017;
**** You MUST attend Time Trials for your sport to compete in the Summer Games ****
If you have previously trained/competed with us, then we have your forms on file. If you are NEW to Oxford Special Olympics, you cannot start training with us until we have valid forms on file. If you need forms, they are available on our website: http://oxfordso.org/index.php/special-olympics-forms/