2021-22 Registration & Resources

All members including Athletes, Coaches & Volunteers must complete this process
Special Olympics PEI, Program Sign-Up

Information for Athletes

prior to Attending Special Olympics Programs ALL NEW AND RETURNING ATHLETES MUST:

  • Complete the 2021-22 Athlete Registration Form (This can be done using the Online Athlete Registration Form, or you can use the printable version which can be found below in the Additional Program Resources list)
  • Contact the Special Olympics PEI office to sign-up for 2021-22 Programs, either by calling 902-368-8919 or via email at sopei@sopei.com,
  • Take your Vax Pass (required for all athletes 12+) and Government issued ID (required for all athletes 19+) with you to the first night of program. Depending on the facility they may check Vax Passes & ID weekly, but Special Olympics PEI will just be checking it the first week,
  • Refresh yourself on the General and Sport Specific Guidelines for your programs, provided below in the Additional Program Resources list. Be sure to follow along on our social media channels for the most up-to-date information. 

IMPORTANT: If the above steps are not completed, athletes will be required to delay their participation in activities until everything is complete.

 

Information for Volunteers

prior to Attending Special Olympics Programs ALL NEW AND RETURNING COACHES AND VOLUNTEERS MUST:

  • Complete the 2021-22 Volunteer Registration Form (This can be done using the Online Volunteer Registration Form, or you can use the printable version which can be found below in the Additional Program Resources list)
  • Contact the Special Olympics PEI office to sign-up for 2021-22 Programs, either by calling 902-368-8919 or via email at sopei@sopei.com once the program schedule is available,
  • Take your Vax Pass (required for all volunteers 12+) and Government issued ID (required for all volunteers 19+) with you to the first night of program. Depending on the facility they may check Vax Passes & ID weekly, but Special Olympics PEI will just be checking it the first week,
  • Refresh yourself on the General and Sport Specific Guidelines for your programs, provided below in the Additional Program Resources list. Be sure to follow along on our social media channels for the most up-to-date information. 
  • Ensure your Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Checks are up to date.

Please note: for those that require a renewal of your Criminal Record Check (CRC) or Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC), you will need to contact the Special Olympics PEI office to request a CRC/VSC reference letter to submit when you request your CRC/VSC. If you are unsure when you submitted your last CRC/VSC, please contact Special Olympics PEI, either by calling 902-368-8919 or via email at sopei@sopei.com.

  • Class A Volunteers with more than 3 years of experience only require a check every 3 years
  • Class A Volunteers with 3 years or less experience require the check annually

IMPORTANT: If the above steps are not completed, coaches and volunteers will be required to delay their participation in activities until everything is complete.

 

Additional Program Resources

 

To be completed by all Special Olympics PEI athletes.

To be completed by all Special Olympics PEI coaches and volunteers.

Event Participation Waiver

Only required by caregivers/guardians or 1-on-1 support who are supporting athletes at the program and who have not completed volunteer training/forms. Athletes/Volunteers will be signing off on this within their registration forms.

To be read aloud and completed each week at programs by a volunteer and sent to (Genna for Central program at sport@sopei.com or Ellen for Kings and Prince County programs at sopei@sopei.com) following each program. No signatures are required because participants are signing a declaration on their 2020-21 Athlete/Volunteer registration forms.

These are the general SOPEI guidelines that all programs are expected to follow. 

This poster provides information on the symptoms and prevention methods related to COVID-19.

SOC Return to Sport and Programs Resource Site: Includes many additional resources in case you see something you would like to use or have questions about.

SOC COVID-19 Video - What to know before returning to Special Olympics Canada Sport and Programs

SOI COVID-19 Resource Site: Includes many additional resources in case you see something you would like to use or have questions about.

 

More Information about COVID-19 in PEI

 

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 in PEI, please visit the Government of PEI's website.