Goal! Soccer kicks off the latest sport announcement here!


With up to 19 team and individual sports on display, get ready to be inspired!

More to Come!

We are thrilled to announce the first two official sports that will be featured in the 2026 USA Games will be Basketball and Soccer. The sports will take place at the University of Minnesota RecWell in Minneapolis and the National Sports Center in Blaine, respectively. Click below to read more about the sports and venues, and stay tuned for more thrilling announcements as we continue to reveal the lineup of sports and corresponding venues throughout the year. For a comprehensive look at each sport and its designated venue, be sure to return to this page following our announcements.

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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.
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