2018 Summer Games

May 11-23, 2018

Catholic University DuFour Athletic Center

600 Taylor St, NE

Washington, DC 20017


Join more than 1,000 Special Olympics Athletes and 1,050 volunteers building communities of respect and inclusion.

Celebrate traditions embodied in the Olympic movement which celebrate the character of children and adults with intellectual disabilities:

  • Opening Ceremonies that are joyful and electric
  • Competitions conducted in adherence with official rules and high standards
  • Awards Ceremonies following every event that are filled with pageantry

Thank you to our presenting sponsor, Brookfield!

Date Event Time
Friday, May 11 Opening Ceremonies 10-2pm
 Monday, May 14 Adult Track & Field Events 10-2pm
Tuesday, May 15 Soccer Skills, Traditional Bocce, Youth Volleyball 10-2pm
Adult Unified Volleyball 6-10:30pm
Wednesday, May 16 Youth Track Events (Military Day)-POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN 10-2pm
Thursday, May 17 Youth Field Events-POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN 10-2pm
Friday, May 18 Rain Date for Adult Events 10-2pm
Tuesday, May 22 Soccer Teams *Located at Trinity Washington University 10-2pm
Wednesday, May 23 Rain Date for Youth Events-SCHEDULED MAKE-UP DAY! 10-2pm

To participate, donate or spectate, please contact MariaNelly Johnson at 202.408.2640 or mjohnson@specialolympicsdc.org. Come out to Catholic University to see our athletes in action!