STILLWATER — The 44th Annual Summer Special Olympics Games will feature 4,626 of athletes (a record number) and 1,500 coaches.

Opening ceremonies — "Dance, Dance Dance!" will begin at 7:30 p.m., in Gallagher Iba Arena on the campus of Oklahoma State University and includes the Parade of Special Olympics Oklahoma Athletes and the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Torch Run. Entertainment includes law enforcement rappellers form across the state and mascot rappellers.

Competitions and activities run Wednesday through Friday and include:

Athletics (Track & Field)



Unified® 3-on-3 Basketball


Unified® Softball


Motor Activities


Young Athletes Stars of the Future Program

Healthy Athletes: Special Smiles, Opening Eyes & Healthy Hearing

Olympic Village