Through the power of sport our athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment - on the playing field and in life. Whether you are new to Special Olympics or have been involved for years, we are excited you are part of the movement!
To register or re-register as a Special Olympics Athlete, please complete the registration form.It takes approximately 10 minutes to complete the form.Please note that the form is unable to be saved and completed in sessions, it must be completed in one sitting.If you have any questions please contact email@example.com or call us at 04-560-0360
Please Note: As we transition to online registrations you may experience technical issues, we continue to work to fix these and apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you experience any problems.
Before continuing, please ensure you have completed the following:
*We recommend going to a Special Olympics training before registering as an athlete, contact a club in your area to attend a training.
Before starting the registration form please ensure you have completed the following pre-registration check.
If you have a legal guardian and/or you are under 18-years old you will need a parent/guardian to sign at the end of the athlete registration form.
Before starting the athlete registration confirm that you have completed the following:
Please ensure that the medical form has your physician's stamp and is signed and dated within 3 months of today's date on page 4.Note: Your medical form must be PDF format to be uploaded.
If you have not completed a medical form, download it here and complete it before continuing
Parent/caregiver details are not required as athlete is over 18-years old and/or has a legal guardian. If this information is incorrect return to the pre-registration check page
I agree to the following:
1. Ability to Participate. I state that I am physically able to participate in Special Olympics New Zealand (SONZ) activities2. Risk of Neck Problems I understand that if a doctor has found problems with my neck (Atlanto-Axial Instability) I will only be allowed to participate in Special Olympics Sports if I have another examination and the docter who checks me for my neck problems says I am able to participate and I sign a form to say I understand what the doctor has told me. 3. Personal Information. I consent to SONZ collecting, retaining, using and disclosing personal and medical information for the purpose of involving me in the Special Olympics Programme, including the Healthy Athletes Programme. I acknowledge my right to access and amend this information. This is given in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.4. Health Programs. If I take part in a health program, I consent to health activities, screenings and treatment. This should not replace regular health care. 5. Likeness Release. I give Special Olympics permission to use my photograph, video, name, voice or words to promote Special Olympics. 6. Emergency Care. If I need emergency medical care while I am participating in Special Olympics Activities I give permission to Special Olympics to do whatever may be necessary to protect my health and well-being, which may include emergency medical care and hospitalisation. If you have religious objections to receiving such emergency medical treatment, please complete the Religious Objections form. and upload it below.
(Required for adult athletes with capacity to sign legal documents)
I have read and understood this form. If I have questions, I will ask. By signing, I agree to this form and confirm that the information I have provided is true and correct.
(required for athletes who are under 18 years old or lacks capacity to sign legal documents)
I am a parent or guardian of the athlete. I have read and understood this form and have explained the contents to the athlete as is appropriate. By signing, I agree to this form on my own behalf and on behalf of the athlete and confirm that the information provided is true and correct.
Note: it may take between 1-2 minutes for your registration form to be submitted.