Special Olympics Forsyth County

  1. Carlie Pudney, CTRS/LRT

    Therapeutic Recreation Program Supervisor

Special Olympics Overview

Special Olympics Forsyth County is a year-round sports training and competition program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Our program is the 3rd largest Special Olympics program in the state, with more than 1,800 athletes training and competing in 15 different sports. Throughout the season, athletes grow by demonstrating courage, experiencing joy, engaging in new friendships, and enhancing their skills.

Special Olympics North Carolina Forsyth County Be a Fan

No Charge

There is no charge for athletes to train and compete in Special Olympics.

Sports Training

Special Olympics Forsyth County offers sports training in the Fall and Spring. Athletes have the opportunity to attend Special Olympics North Carolina State Games throughout the year. For updated sports schedules, please email Carlie Pudney or call 336-727-2425. 

Updated Medical Forms

If you or your athlete is 8 years and older, please download and fill out the Medical Form (PDF) If your athlete is 7 years and younger, please download and fill out the Young Athletes Form (PDF) and return the completed form via:

  • Mail to:
    Carlie Pudney
    2301 N Patterson Avenue
    Winston-Salem, NC 27103
  • Fax to 336-747-9388
  • Return it to one of the Special Olympic Forsyth County Liaisons prior to the start of the first practice session.


2020 Polar Plunge

Check back to see when the 2020 Polar Plunge will take place! Join Special Olympics Forsyth County and help us raise money for Special Olympics! Review the Polar Plunge website for more information and learn how to donate to the cause.

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Special Olympics Forsyth County Documents