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The Non-Competitive Offer (WBFA) is an integral part of Special Olympics events. Participation is possible for every person and represents a challenge to be mastered for every level. A sense of achievement increases motivation for further tasks and the fun of movement grows.

Blick auf den Funkturm auf dem Messegelände Berlin
Blick auf den Funkturm auf dem Messegelände Berlin © Dagmar Schwelle

Non-competitive offer

The non-competitive offer has no competitive character! There are 16 stations on the grounds of Messe Berlin. The choice and order is up to you. Not all stations have to be completed. For each successfully completed station you will receive a stamp or tick on your participation card. All participants will be honored with music and a ribbon on a stage.

This non-competitive event is open to all people:

  • People who cannot participate in regular competitions because of their disability.
  • Participating athletes, unified partners, trainers and coaches
  • People without disabilities
  • Family members
Special Olympics

Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement. It supports people with intellectual disabilities not only through sports, but also through worldwide health, education and qualification programs, on their way to more recognition and self-advocacy.

The Special Olympics World Games are the world's largest inclusive sporting event. Thousands of athletes with intellectual and multiple disabilities compete with each other in 26 sports and 2 demonstration sports. Nine days of captivating and inspiring games by athletes for athletes.

From June 17 to 25, 2023, the Special Olympics World Games will take place in Berlin - and thus for the first time in Germany. The capital is looking forward to an international, colorful celebration of sport - for more recognition and social participation of people with intellectual disabilities.

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