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June 6-8, 2019 | Fargo, ND

Summer Games

For the 22nd consecutive year, the city of Fargo will serve as host of the Special Olympics North Dakota (SOND) State Summer Games. The event runs from June 6 – 8, 2019 and this year's theme is "RISE WITH US.” Participants will be competing in the sports of Athletics (Track & Field), Swimming, Flag Football, Bocce, Powerlifting, and Volleyball. Additional Special Events for participants include an Opening Ceremony & Parade of Athletes, Community Celebration, Healthy Athlete screenings, Olympic Town activities, and athlete Victory Dance.


Volunteer Opportunities

  • Games Organizing Committee in more than 10 categories
  • Sport Specific volunteer opportunities
  • Facilities
  • Meals
  • Escorts
  • Olympic Town
  • Medical
  • Security/crowd control
  • Signage
  • Photography
  • Marketing/PR/Promos
  • Awards
  • Hospitality
  • Day-of-Event volunteer opportunities at all venues
  • Fans in the Stands
  • Ceremonies and much more!


Sign-Up To Get Involved with Summer Games

We are in need of volunteers to help at various venues in Fargo on June 6th, 7th and 8th. Opportunities exist for a few hours or for an entire day. Click the links below to see all volunteer slots available for each day and sign-up to help!


Fans in the Stands

You can also volunteer as a business, club, family, or even as an individual to cheer on athletes as part of the Fans in the Stands program. You can go every day or just pick an hour or two that works into your schedule. Click here for more information. To sign-up to be a "Fan in the Stands," click the button below.


Calendar of Events

Thursday, June 6th - (Fargo Civic Center, Broadway)

  • Flag Football Competition (Unified Champion Schools)
  • Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
  • Community Celebration
  • Opening Ceremony & Parade of Athletes

Friday, June 7th - (Fargo Davies, Shanley High School)

  • Swimming Competition
  • Bocce Competition
  • Powerlifting Competition
  • Volleyball Competition
  • Olympic Town Activities
  • Healthy Athlete Screenings
  • Awards Ceremonies

Saturday, June 8th - (Fargo South High School)

  • Athletics (Track & Field Competition)
  • Olympic Town Activities
  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Closing Ceremony

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