Let me win; but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.

-Special Olympics Oath

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Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County (SOBA) is a nonprofit organization* dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition. In existence since the late 70’s, Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round training and competition in 16 Olympic-type summer and winter sports. (*Special Olympics is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under U.S. Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). EIN: 23-7089144)

Become An Athlete

Are you interested in participating in an upcoming or existing sport with Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County? Join a team or participate in a sport individually.
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Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County would not exist without the many volunteers who commit their time and energy to the programs and volunteers of SOMDBA.
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By making a donation today, you are making it possible for us to continue to run and provide 16 sports programs for athletes with intellectual disabilities in Baltimore County.
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Inspiration Walk fundraiser at the Greene Turtle

Looking for another way to support Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County? Stop by the Greene Turtle in Towson on Friday, April 4, 2014 and eat-in, order carry-out, purchase a t-shirt, or buy a drink. Ten percent of all sales will benefit the sports programs of Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County. We hope to see you…

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SPORTS INFORMATION UPDATE- Track & Field and Softball

Track & Field The first practice for SOBA Track & Field will take place on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at McDonogh School, 8600 McDonogh School, Owings Mills, MD 21117 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Practice will continue every week, including on Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., until the Special Olympics Maryland Summer Games…

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Young Athletes

Young Athletes™ is a unique sport and play program for children with intellectual disabilities. Children ages 2 1/2 to 7 enjoy games and activities that develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Young Athletes is an early introduction to sports and […]

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