Special Olympics

The Connecticut Elks Association is a proud sponsor of the annual Connecticut Special Olympics Volleyball Tournament held each November, providing financial and volunteer support. We also sponsor a Soccer Skills event at the State Summer Games each summer. To volunteer, contact your District Chairperson above. See below for photos and stories from the past year’s events.

Committee Members

The Connecticut Elks Association Sponsored the 2022 Unified Sports Holiday Classic in November 2022.  Click on the video above for some great photos of the event!

Let me WIN. But if I cannot win,

let me be BRAVE in the attempt.

– Special Olympics Oath

2023 Unified Sports Holiday Classic Volleyball Tournament

Volunteers are needed for this year’s tournament to be held on November 18-19 at Hamden Hall Beckerman Athletic Center in Hamden.  

The Connecticut Elks have accepted the challenge, and joined our brave Super Plungers for their Final Plunge on November 21, 2021 at 12:00pm at the Westbrook Elks Lodge!

Upcoming Spring Sports – Volunteers Needed

4/22 – Elementary Unified Day – Glastonbury High School
4/9 – Elementary Unifed Day – Conard High School
5/1 – Unified Sports Awards Banquet at Aqua Turf in Southington
5/2 – Cornhole CCC Invitational at Rocky Hill High School
5/3 – High School Track meet at Southington High School
5/4 – Highschool Cornhole Tournament at Branford High School
5/6 – Elementary Unified Day at New Haven Athletic Center
5/9 – Volleyball and Cornhole at Amity High school in Woodbridge
5/10 – High School Track Meet at Netown High School and Newington High School
5/11 – MS Cornhole at Haddam Killingworth Middle School
5/11 – High school track meet at Fairfield Ludlowe High School
5/16 – High school cornhole invitational at Harding High School in Bridgeport
5/17 – High school track meet at Shelton High School
5/18 – High school and middle school track meet at Bloomfield High School
5/24 – High school Cornhole NVL Invitational at Oxford High School
5/25 – High school track meet at Valley Regional High School
5/31 – MS Cornhole and volleyball at Derby Middle School

All events run from 2:30 to 4:30 or 5:00 pm.  Contact Sharon Rozum at  for sign up and details. 


Mike Stewart PSP
CEA Special Olympic Chairman

2022 Holiday Classic Held November 19-20

The 2022 Holiday Classic Special Olympics Volleyball Tournament was held at Hamden Hall Beckerman Athletic Center in Hamden, CT.

Mike Stewart PSP
CEA Special Olympic Chairman

Thank you letter from Special Olympics