Special Olympics Vermont

Become an Athlete

Become an Athlete

Athletes of all ages and abilities are welcome at Special Olympics. Registering an athlete is a simple, two-step process. Step one is filling out the athlete medical form. Step two is finding your local program. Although our office is in South Burlington, we have local and school based programs all over the state. Check your county to see what is offered in your area. For more information, please check the Athletes & Families page.

Step 1: Athletes’ Medical Forms

The Athlete Medical contains a consent form, medical information, and a medical certification. Once completed, the form can be emailed to Justin Graham, or mailed or faxed to our office. Once we receive the medical form, your athlete will be registered as an official Special Olympics Vermont Athlete.

Send to:

16 Gregory Drive
Suite 2
South Burlington, VT
(802) 863-3911

Step 2: Events in your area

Once your medical forms are completed, the next step is to find what events are offered in your area. Check out the In Your Town page for a list of what events are offered in each county.

Special Olympics Code of Conduct

All Special Olympics athletes are held to a code of conduct. Athletes must review and agree to the code of conduct in order to participate in Special Olympics.

Unified Sports®

If you do not have an intellectual disability but still wish to compete, we have a place for you! Special Olympics Unified Sports® is a program that combines approximately equal numbers of Special Olympics athletes and athletes without intellectual disabilities (called partners) on sports teams for training and competition. Age and ability matching of athletes and partners is defined on a sport-by-sport basis.

If you are a Unified Partner looking to participate, please complete the Volunteer/Partner Application Form.


Please contact Special Olympics Vermont’s Community Development Manager, Justin Graham, with any questions

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