Basketball

Special Olympics Howard County has five different basketball teams, offering athletes of all skill levels an opportunity to play. Please select from our teams below to find out more information about each:

As one of the world’s most popular sports, basketball is a big favorite in Special Olympics. Athletes learn teamwork while improving their athletic ability.  As in all Special Olympics sports, basketball teams are grouped in competition divisions according to the athletes’ and team’s ability level, age, and gender. Athletes participating in individual skills train and compete in target passing, ten meter dribble and spot shot.

 

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