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Together. We can.

The clock has started, Calgary

From February 27 until March 2, 2024, our city will welcome the nation for the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games Calgary 2024. Over 4,000 visitors, including athletes, coaches, officials, and mission staff, along with their families and friends, are expected to come to Canada’s winter sport capital. Together, with our volunteers and fans, we can give them the experience of a lifetime.

  • Get Involved

    Ensure an exceptional Games experience for thousands of visitors from across the country by sharing your time and your talent.

    We’re looking for over 750 Games-time volunteers to help create a welcoming environment that will inspire everyone who visits Calgary to create lasting memories—and a legacy of inclusive change for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

    The Volunteer Program presented by TC Energy is now open:

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About the Games

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games is a national sporting event for Canadian athletes with an intellectual disability. Participants who qualify through their Provincial and Territorial Games will compete in eight sports at seven venues throughout Calgary in an effort to qualify for the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2025.

Our mission is to deliver a world-class event in a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment. From the starting line to the podium, we will create a life-changing Games experience for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the pursuit of sports excellence.