Individuals with an intellectual disability who desire to be an athlete with Special Olympics Nebraska can train as early as 6-years-old, but are not able to compete at the state level until the age of 8, with no maximum age limitation for participation.
To be eligible to participate, potential participants must be identified by an agency or professional as having an intellectual disability or have closely related intellectual disabilities such as functional limitations, both in general learning and adaptive skills such as recreation work, independant living, self-direction, or self-care.
NOTE: Individuals with functional limitations based solely on a physical, behavioral, emotional, specific learning disability, or sensory disability are NOT eligible to participate.
Athlete Application: Application
Code of Conduct: Code of Conduct
Adult Athlete Consent (Above 19-years of age): Adult Consent
Minor Athlete Consent (Under 19-years of age): Minor Consent
Contact Information Sheet: Contact