More than half of the sports competitions will be held at the University of Minnesota, the official host venue for the 2026 Special Olympics USA Games.
We are finalizing the lineup of sports and corresponding venues that will be on display during this extraordinary event. Stay tuned for thrilling announcements that will showcase the diverse array of sports and the vibrant venues that will host them. For a comprehensive look at each sport and its designated venue, be sure to return to this page following our announcements. Thank you for your enthusiasm, and we look forward to sharing more information as we countdown to this momentous occasion!
It will be our distinct privilege as our state’s flagship university to host Special Olympics athletes, their families, and their supporters from around the globe on our University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. The U of M and USA Games share a common commitment to values that celebrate equity, inclusivity, and the spirit of community. With great excitement we look forward to June 2026 and the chance to play our part in supporting one of the world’s truly extraordinary events.