Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the global injustice, isolation, intolerance and inactivity they face. Special Olympics Illinois provides opportunities for nearly 22,000 athletes, 40,000 volunteers and thousands more people statewide through 18 Area programs in all 102 counties of the state.
Troy Special Olympics is open to students that are 8 years old to 14 years old. In order to participate students must be 8 years old by the time of the culminating event. Students must hold a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and follow basic sportsmanship and rules.