to the Games
What are the Youth Games?
The 2019 Special Olympics Ontario
Invitational Youth Games will bring together 2,000 student-athletes aged 13-21 from around the world to Toronto, Canada.
The Games will host a unified and traditional team option in five sports
(athletics, basketball, bocce, floor hockey, and soccer).
Come help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics at the inaugural Special Olympics Ontario Invitational Youth Games to showcase the past, and celebrate the future!
Welcome to Toronto, Canada
The City of Toronto is the largest, most diverse, and most vibrant city in
Canada. With everything from a bustling waterfront, to world-class
museums, to award winning restaurants, memorable skyline, to worldrenowned
sports franchises – Toronto can quickly consume a first time
visitor in its splendor.
Tourist options will be made available for all participating teams and
Help us Unite the World!
Draft an Athlete is a fundraising initiative to raise the dollars needed to help fund an athlete or team to realize their dreams of competing on the world stage. We’re raising $2 million to send 2,000 global athletes to the Games in Toronto. We need YOUR help to make the Games happen!