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Providing courage and joy through the power of sports.

Our Mission

The Mission of Special Olympics South Dakota is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children (8 years and older) and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Let me win,
But if I cannot win,
Let me be brave in the attempt."

Learn More About Our Programs

Unified Champion Schools

Featured Event

Polar Plunge

Logo for the 2023 Polar Plunge - a polar bear diving into the water.

Upcoming Events