The 2022 Winter Games are here

State Games
Date: February 25 - 26, 2022
Location: Various venues, Syracuse, NY

State Games
Date: February 25 - 26, 2022
Location: Various venues, Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, here we come!

Approximately 500 Special Olympics New York athletes and coaches will visit Syracuse in February to compete in the 2022 State Winter Games. From Opening Ceremonies Friday night to thrilling competition in 6 sports Saturday, State Winter Games is an event you won’t want to miss!

Important Reminders

Special Olympics Return to activity Protocol and Guidance requires that all State Games attendees show proof of full vaccination.

To further ensure the health and safety of everyone who attends Games:

  • All participants must wear a mask, with the exception of athletes who are competing or eating/drinking.
  • All athletes, coaches and volunteers must be vaccinated.
  • Coaches/Bus Captains will perform a Symptoms Surveillance Check prior to travel.
  • Isolation areas will be established at each venue and hotel, should a participant exhibit signs of COVID-19 during the event.
  • Safety Squad volunteers will carry out disinfectant protocols throughout the event.

Unvaccinated status may result in further event and participation limitations, in accordance with local guidance. For additional information about our return to activities, we encourage you to review the Return to Activity Protocol and the High Risk Fact Sheet.


Join us Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 for our 16th Annual Summer Social at the Marquee New York!

This is event is hosted by our NYC Leadership Council and is one of our most memorable and successful events to date. You will totally enjoy it!