State Games & Fundraising Events Calendar

Summer Games 2020

June 12 – 14, 2020 all day


Volunteers needed.

Summer Games is the largest state-level competition offered by Special Olympics Virginia. More than 1200 athletes will go for gold during the weekend, which also includes a Solar Plunge, Healthy Athletes screenings, the Law Enforcement Torch Run, Volunteer2Cheer opportunities, Olympic Town activities, an amazing Opening Ceremony and more! Stay tuned for more details on the competition schedule and volunteer opportunities. 

How you can make a splash:

Solar Plunge

As athletes go for GOLD at Summer Games, you can go for COLD in our above-ground Plunge Pool! Practice your best cannonball and make a splash for Special Olympics Virginia.

The funds raised during the Solar Plunge help Special Olympics Virginia provide year-round sports training, competition, leadership opportunities, and health services to more than 23,000 athletes of all abilities.

Find Out More

Torch Run

2,000 law enforcement members embark on a seven-day journey to carry the "Flame of Hope" to the Summer Games, symbolizing courage and celebration of diversity.

Join them as guardians of the Flame

Volunteer Opportunities

Of course, there's nothing like a hands-on experience and we need YOUR hands to make this happen. Sign up with friends, family, or by yourself and be part of all of the behind the scenes action. Better yet, recruit your organization to come together as a team and help our athletes go for the gold. It's the ultimate team-building exercise. Sign up here now!

Volunteer to Cheer

Your applause and encouragement are an important part of our athletes’ experience and make competitions more fun for everyone involved.

Come cheer your heart out! 

Register to Cheer

Special thanks to our 2019 Summer Games' Partners:


  • Sheetz
  • Sports 106.1
  • Jack FM 100.9 Logo
  • 1037play logo
  • K95
  • NBC 12
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run
  • Hardee's
  • classic rock 96.5
  • G104.3
  • VA Knights of Columbus.



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