Special Olympics Alberta


As part of the Special Olympics Games cycle, Special Olympics Alberta Affiliates and Community Programs around the province host Qualifiers, where athletes compete for the chance to advance to the next Provincial Games.

What are qualifiers?

A qualifying event in Special Olympics Alberta is a competition where athletes compete to earn a chance to advance to provincial games

These events follow specific rules set by Special Olympics Alberta to make sure every athlete gets a fair chance to advance in the competition cycle.

These events are held every two (2) years, alternating between the summer and winter sport cycle.

2024 Qualifiers

Throughout the 2024 sport season, Special Olympics Alberta Qualifiers will be held across the province for athletes to qualify for the 2025 Provincial Summer Games in Grande Prairie.