Basketball is popular among Special Olympics athletes and is one of the most popular sports at Special Olympics. Players of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to work as a team and compete at various competitions.

Practice Dates

March 15, 22, 29 | April 5, 19, 26 | May 3, 10, 17, 31

Location: Lincoln Center
357 9th Ave North, South St Paul

6:00 – 8:30 pm (TBA as announced by coaches)

Remember:   If you are a new or existing player whose application has expired, make sure to complete (or renew) your application and submit to SOMN before the first practice.


Area Tournament
Saturday, May 6
Hasting High School
200 General Sieben Dr | Hastings, MN 55033

State Tournament
June 23-25
Stillwater High School
5701 Stillwater Blvd, Oak Park Heights, MN 55082


Full Court (very competitive and experienced players -Top Division)
Full Court (becoming more competitive but still improving skills)
Full Court (more of a beginning Full Court Team.
Half Court (3-3  Teams) not quite ready for full court yet
Basketball Skills Competition (compete in shooting, passing and dribbling (if offered)

Basketball is a team sport, so only those players who plan to participate in the scheduled tournaments will be assigned to a team.


Jamie Lerbs, Head Coach


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