Area 6 – Special Olympics Virginia

Area 6 Spring Sport Registrations are Now Open for Softball, Tennis and Athletics

Area6 Softball, Tennis and Athletics (Field and Track) registrations are now open.


Chesterfield Community practices will begin on Sunday, March 17th and will be held at Bensley Park (2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, N Chesterfield) and Beulah Elementary School (4216 Beulah Road, N Chesterfield) within the hours of 1:00 and 4:00 PM.

Athletes who are new to Chesterfield Special Olympics softball must report on March 3rd OR 10th for team placement drills at Bensley Park beginning at 1:00.

Select here to register for Area 6 Softball Registration.


Chesterfield Community practices will begin on Thursday, March 7th and will be held at Huguenot Park Tennis Courts #3 and #4 from 6:00 until 8:00 pm.

Select here to register for Area 6 Tennis Registration.

Athletics (Track and Field)

Chesterfield Community practices will begin on Monday, March 11th and will be held at Swift Creek Middle School from 6:00 until 7:00 pm. In case of rain, practice will be held in the gym.

Select here to register for Area 6 Athletics (Field and Track) Registration.


To join a sport that has already begun training, please contact your local coordinator. For local coordinator contact information, go to ‘About Us’, ‘Local Coordinators’.

We hope everyone has a terrific time this Spring joining us in Area 6 Sports!

Area 6 on Ice – Polar Plunge 2019

Our Athletes, family and friends had a great time at the Polar Plunge in Virginia Beach this year! THank you to everyone that supported Area 6 in our Polar Plunge efforts!

Still warm the night before, Athletes with their ‘Superstar’ Moms!

At the SOVA Sand Sculpture Before the Plunge:

Clowning Around by the Neptune Statue Before the Plunge:Ready, Willing and Able to Plunge!

Our Youngest Fan Supporters Heading into the Water:

Travis Hunter, Tracy Cade and Khloe Heading Back after the Plunge:

Murphy Farm Rope N’ Run Rescheduled for October 27!

Come join us for a terrific time at the ” Rope N’ Run Rodeo Event at the Murphy Farm, at 8400 Airport Road, Quinton, Virginia“….yes, it’s a real rodeo to benefit Special Olympics Virginia Area 6.

Information for spectators: This event promises to be lots of fun and is an all day event.. Folks can come and go at any time they want from early morning until is over at night. You can bring your own snacks and food but you can also buy food and drinks from the food vendors that will be set up at the event. There is no seating at the farm so bring you own beach chair or something else to sit on as you watch and enjoy the rodeo events and activities.

This is a fun and event and it will benefit our Area 6 program.

Admission is Free to all Athletes and their families. Come watch the rodeo events, barrel racing, team roping, goat tying, open breakaway, open tie down, dummy roping, walk-up goat tying, and other activities. Mark your calendars for September 8; gates open at 7 AM . Concession stands and food vendors will be available to purchase food and drinks.

If you know any cowboys or cowgirls that want to take part in the rodeo, please have them contact Cory Murphy @ (804) 514-4104 or Alie Murphy @ (804)814-0950 or email @

No automatic alt text available.

Area 6 Fall Games Held in Powhatan October 14, 2018!

The SOVA Area 6 2018 Fall Games were held on October 14th at Fighting Creek Park in Powhatan. Competition was offered in bocce, soccer and flag football. Teams from Area 6 were joined by teams from Area 23 and Area 11.

A big thank you goes out to Powhatan County Parks and Recreation Department for their continued support of our Area 6 programs! 

Read More »

2018 Area 6 Flag Football Cheeseheads and Packers

Area 6 Flag Football Team – Cheeseheads

Area 6 Flag Football Team – Packers

2018 Golf Tournaments!

Golf Tournament October 7 at Mill Quarter Plantation Golf Course 

Golf Tournament October 14 at Providence Golf Club

Steeeerike! Let’s GoBowling!

Some of the finest Special Olympics Virginia athletics showing their stuff here at the Professional Women’s Bowling Association – PWBA Fan Experience at Richmond NASCAR Race.


And one of our teams from Friday night.

Pictures with the NASCAR Drivers















Next Page »