Special Olympics World Summer Games - Los Angeles 2015

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Get Involved

In the summer of 2015, 7,000 athletes from 177 countries are coming to Los Angeles to compete in the Special Olympics World Games.


It takes talent, courage, and determination to compete at the Special Olympics World Games. And it will take your participation to make these games truly memorable.


Be a part of this humanitarian event that will transform lives, inspire pride, and foster the full inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in communities around the world.

Start Fundraising

It takes $2,500 to fund one athlete's participation in the World Games 2015. Join the Support An Athlete campaign and raise $2,500 with your family, co-workers, schoolmates and friends. You'll be paired with an athlete competing at the World Games to cheer him or her on in person! Visit support.LA2015.org to see how much has been raised and get started with your page.

Support an Athlete »

Volunteer to Help

It will take 30,000 caring and committed volunteers to make sure that the Special Olympics athletes get the experience of a lifetime. Volunteers are needed at sports venues, athlete villages, and welcome centers both before and during the 2015 Games.

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Be a Host Town

Your community can be a Host Town for a delegation of Special Olympics athletes as they prepare for their competitions and experience Southern California culture.  LA2015 is seeking Southern California towns, cities and community groups who will open their hearts to host a delegation from July 21 to July 24, 2015.  Be a Host Town and give Special Olympic athletes three fun-filled and life-changing days.  

Host Towns »

Be a Corporate Sponsor

When you support the World Games 2015, your company has a chance to align itself with a humanitarian effort impacting us all. Your sponsorship will support the World Games athletes and let your customers and employees know you care. Custom sponsorship opportunities are available and include prominent recognition at the World Games 2015.

For Corporate Sponsorship, contact Brian Erickson, SVP of Sales, at brian.erickson@LA2015.org or (213) 892-6041.

Give a Gift

Every contribution helps. Give a monetary gift and know that you’re helping to expand the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in communities around the world.

Make A Donation »

How to Participate

Are you a coach, athlete or supporter looking to get involved with LA2015? There are many ways to participate but also guidelines for qualifying, attending and participating in the World Games.

To find out How to Participate... »