Welcome to the Games Information Page!

Major Games are an important part of the journey for Special Olympics athletes and coaches.  Major games includes the following competitions: Provincial Qualifiers, Provincial Games, National Games, World Games, and Canada Games. This website will provide all the information you need for eligibility, identification and will connect you to the many major games opportunities that exist.

Athlete Eligibility and Identification

General information about how quotas are assigned, athlete and coach eligibility, and the identification process for both Provincial and National Games can be found in the Sport and Competition Policies on the Special Olympics Resource Page.

Game Cycles

Each sport within Special Olympics Ontario operates on a four year games cycle that begins with Provincial Qualifiers and leads up to World Games.  To see what a games cycle looks like, CLICK HERE .

Current Major Games

To get specific information to each level of major games, please click the tabs below.