ELIGIBILITY AND ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
In order for an athlete to be eligible for the Columbus Schools Special Olympics program, the following guidelines are required:
The athlete is currently enrolled in Columbus Schools or a graduate of Columbus Schools
The athlete must be eight (8) years of age or older.
The athlete is identified as having limitations in both general learning and adaptive skills.
The athlete must complete a Special Olympics Application for Participation (medical release signed by parent/guardian and physician).
Listed are the sports within each season, as well as the minimum age required to train and compete in each sport. Transportation to and from practice is up to the athlete, family and/or guardian. Buses are provided to some of the games and tournaments if held outside the Columbus area. If you would like to receive an athlete enrollment packet, please refer to contact page for needed information.
|Bowling:(Team)||Sept-Oct 2012||Middle school and older|
|Swim Team:(Try-outs)||Sept-Dec 2012||8 years and older|
|Basketball Team:(Try-outs)||Nov 2012-Mar 2013||Middle school and older|
|Basketball BIST:(Individual Skills)||Jan-Mar 2013||8 years and older|
|Bowling:(Individual)||Feb-June 2013||8 years and older|
|Athletics:(Track & Field)||Apr-June 2013||8 years and older|
|Bocce:||Apr-June 2013||Middle school and older|
|Gymnastics:||Apr-June 2013||8 years and older|
|Powerlifting:||Apr-June 2013||16 years and older|
|Tennis:||Apr-June 2013||8 years and older|
|Volleyball:(Try-outs)||Apr-June 2013||Middle school and older|
|Softball SIST:(Individual Skills)||July-Sept 2013||Middle school and older|
|Softball Team:(Try-outs)||July-Sept 2013||Middle school and older|
|Golf:(Unified)||July-Sept 2013||High school and older|