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Special Olympics uses the practice of divisioning in order to offer a equitable competitive opportunity to all of our athletes

What is divisioning and how does it work?

The amazing difference that sets Special Olympics competitions apart from those of other sports organization is that athletes of all ability levels are encouraged to participate.  Competitions are structured so that athletes compete with other athletes of similar ability in equitable divisions.


Important Divisioning Documents


A Quick Guide to Special Olympics Divisioning