summer Games

The State Summer Games are the largest event on the calendar with over 2500 athletes, coaches, volunteers and family members attending.

Athletes compete is six different sports: Aquatics, Athletics, Bocce, Powerlifting, Tennis and Volleyball.

Competition schedules will be released in late April.

We're excited to announce that Chick fil-A will once again be sponsoring our opening ceremonies and providing lunch for all athletes, coaches and volunteers!

Special Olympics Tennessee

Location and Times

May 18th & 19th 2018

State Summer Games

Nashville, TN

Special Events:

Opening Ceremony

Presented by Chick fil-A

May 18th - Allen Arena - 6:30pm


May 19th

Lipscomb University & Ensworth High School

Sports Offered:

  • Aquatics
  • Athletics (Track and Field)
  • Unified Bocce
  • Powerlifiting
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball