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  • Eligibility:

Special Pops primarily follows the rules of eligibility as established by Special Olympics North America. Special Pops requirements are:

  • Minimum age requirement to train is age 6
  • Minimum age to compete in a tournament event is 8
  • Person must have a diagnosed intellectual disability
  • Current medical registration on file at Special Olympics office within a reasonable period after participation begins
  • Able to provide his/her own transportation
  • Skill Levels:

Tennis experience and competency is not a qualifier to participate in Special Pops as either an Athlete or a Volunteer.

The most important characteristics are:

  • Interest in the sport
  • Best effort
  • Equipment:

Athletes and volunteers are not required to bring any specific tennis equipment. The minimum requirement for each is to have court-approved footwear.

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