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)

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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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Upcoming Volunteer Orientation & Training 12/15/14

The next Volunteer General Orientation & Training for Special Olympics Maryland Baltimore County will take place on Monday, December, 15, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the Baltimore County Public Library, Towson Branch, 320 York Road, Townson, MD 21204-5179. I want to attend the volunteer orientation& training what do I do next? 1. […]

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Basketball 2014

The first practice for SOBA Basketball will take place on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Garrison Forest School’s Searle Athletic Center, 300 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Practice will continue on a weekly basis until March. If this will be your first time participating in Special […]

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Finish Line Holiday Campaign To Support Special Olympics

Finish Line, a leading athletic shoe retailer has again chosen Special Olympics as the beneficiary of the Finish Line Youth Foundation’s annual in-store and online holiday customer and employee donation campaign. This campaign is being held in Finish Line stores nationwide from November 7- December 31, 2014. All funds raised will be donated to Special […]

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