Calendar 2022

Virtual Events 2022- Sports & beyond

SOI - Bi Weekly Webinars7 April 2020 to 13 December 2022SOI Global Webinar
SOAP Family Workshop21 May 2022

Initiatives 2022 : In -Person

National Health Fest for Divyangjan - WE CARE7 April 202231 States of IndiaInaugurated on 3 December 2021 at FICCI New Delhi, the event conducted over 100,000 health screenings of Athletes with intellectual Disabilities across eye care, Oral care and Health and Nutrition. The event saw a demonstration of fun-filled activities across all the 139 locations including Special Olympics Fit 5. The registrations were done through an indigenously designed digital app, that would continue to monitor and maintain record of the registered Athletes, with more functions to add in the future.
SO Bharat Youth Leadership Summit 20229-12 November 202217 States of IndiaCentral to the Special Olympics Global Strategy lies the engagement and empowerment of the youth, increasing leadership opportunities for students with and without intellectual disabilities. Students of all abilities have the power to positively impact their school communities by promoting inclusion.

Healthy Athletes 2021- 2022

DateLocationEventDisciplineAthletes Screened/Parents Involved
6 July 2021YMCAHealthy AthletesOpening Eyes & Special Smiles34
3 & 4 September 2021Asha Jyoti HomeHealthy CommunitiesHealth Promotion188
8 September 2021Asha Jyoti HomeHealthy CommunitiesOpening Eyes110
13 September 2021Asha Jyoti HomeHealthy CommunitiesSpecial Smiles145
18 June 2022Maitreyi College, Delhi UniversityHealthy AthletesFitfeet Health Promotion & Special Smiles11

Foreign Exposures : 2022 & 2023 (including International events hosted in India)

Special Olympics Unified Cup Detroit 2022 presented by ToyotaDetroit Michigan,USA29 July – 6 August, 2022A Unified female football team comprising of six Athletes (Persons with Intellectual Disability) and five Unified Partners (Persons without Intellectual Disability) represented SO Bharat in the global competition. Team India bagged a Bronze Medal.
World Games Berlin 2023 Subject Matter ExpertsBerlin Germany15 - 25 June 2022SMEs support the Local Organizing Committee, SOI Technical Delegates, and volunteer SO Connect Operators in daily competition management operations. There is a representative from SO Bharat as well
Special Olympics World Summer Games Berlin 2023Berlin Germany17 – 25 June 2023Approx 225 Athletes and Unified Partners and 75 Coaches would be prepared to participate from india

National Coaching Camp/Training Program

National Coaching Camps (NCC)/National Championship 2022-23
DateHOST STATESportsQuota
1-10 July 2021YMCA DelhiFloorball65
12 - 23 September 2021iskate Gurugram HaryanaFigure & Speed Skating30
24 Sept-2 October 2021SAI Regional Centre of Excellence, Sonipat, HaryanaFloorball46
16-21 December 2021Mathur Vaishya Mahasabha Bhawan, Agra , UPHandball (M)
11-16 January 2022Indra Park International Roller Skating Rink, Hyderabad,TelanganaRoller Skating (F)
19-28 April 2022Pandit Deendayal Energy University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat7-a-side Female Football27
26 June - 1 July 2022JharkhandBadminton (M/F)
1-6 July 2022PondicherryVolleyball (M/F)
8-13 July 2022PondicherryBasketball (M/F)
11-16 July 2022GujaratPowerlifting (M/F)
11-16 July 2022GujaratRoller Skating (M/F)
11-16 July 2022KarnatakaTennis (M/F)
15-20 July 2022HaryanaTableTennis
15-25 July 2022DelhiFootball Additional
18-23 July 2022KarnatakaSwimming (M/F)
20-25 July 2022JharkhandCycling (M/F)
24 - 29 July 2022HaryanaHandball (M)
30 July- 4 August 2022HaryanaHandball (F)
5-10 August 2022HaryanaJudo (M/F)
4-9 September 2022GujaratAthletics, Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, powerliftingNCC - Preparatory Camp 1 for the World Summer Games Berlin to be held in June 2023
26 Sep -1 Oct 2022JharkhandCycling, Badminton, Football, FutsalNCC - Preparatory Camp 1 for the World Summer Games Berlin to be held in June 2023
9-14 October 2022HaryanaHandball;Unified Handball; Table Tennis; TennisNCC - Preparatory Camp 1 for the World Summer Games Berlin to be held in June 2023
11-16 October 2022HaryanaJudo, Roller Skating, GolfNCC - Preparatory Camp 1 for the World Summer Games Berlin to be held in June 2023
DateHOST STATESportsQuota
9-16 February 2020Himachal PradeshSnow Sports (Alpine Skiing, Snow Boarding & Snow Shoeing)55
3-7 March 2020Andhra PradeshFloor Ball55