Sports are a powerful force. It can shift the focus from disability to ability, from isolation to involvement.
Special Olympics Montana offers year-round training and competition in 18 Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Competition is open to anyone ages 8 and older, and programs are designed to serve all ability levels. The fundamental difference that sets Special Olympics competitions apart from those of other sports organizations is that athletes are grouped together by age, gender and equitable ability level to ensure all participants enjoy a truly competitive experience. Every athlete is recognized for his or her performance and encouraged to achieve their personal best.