2024 anniversary celebrations for SOBC Locals

SOBC Locals Anniversaries graphic

As 2024 begins, we are so pleased to wish a happy birthday to the Special Olympics BC Locals that will mark anniversary celebrations this year!

SOBC is so fortunate to have incredible athletes and volunteers in 55 communities around the province, and we are continually amazed by the long-standing dedication and participation that makes these empowering programs possible.

Each year, SOBC recognizes the Locals who are marking anniversary seasons, thanking them for their inspiring ongoing dedication to making a difference through the power of sport and being part of this life-changing movement.

In 2024, these Locals are entering anniversary years:

Happy 40th Anniversary – Established in 1984

SOBC – Campbell River
SOBC – Coquitlam
SOBC – Nelson
SOBC – North Shore
SOBC – Port Alberni
SOBC – Surrey
SOBC – Terrace
SOBC – Vancouver
SOBC – Vernon
SOBC – Victoria

Happy 35th Anniversary – Established in 1989

SOBC – Grand Forks
SOBC – Mission

Happy 30th Anniversary – Established in 1994

SOBC – Cowichan Valley
SOBC – Kitimat
SOBC – Sunshine Coast

Happy 25th Anniversary – Established in 1999

SOBC – Burns Lake

Happy 20th Anniversary – Established in 2004

SOBC – Golden

Happy 10th Anniversary – Established in 2014

SOBC – Mackenzie
SOBC – Mount Waddington

So thankful to all the athletes, volunteers, families, and supporters who make their Locals so incredible, and who make SOBC such an inspiring, welcoming, empowering, and fun community!

Join one of our 55 joyful communities in making a life-changing impact through sport!


Three SOBC athletes on the podium with arms raised and medals around their necks
Thank you for helping grow the Special Olympics movement in communities across the province!