serving the eastern Arizona communities

Curt Gilpin
Monument Area Director
Direct: 602.230.0074

Currently serving the eastern Arizona communities of:
Clifton, Globe, Holbrook, Morenci, Navajo Nation, Safford, Show Low, Springerville, and surrounding cities.

Special Olympics Arizona’s (SOAZ) goal is to empower the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive and respected members of society through SOAZ’s year-round sports training, competitions and support programs.

Monument Area offers year-round sports programs and 8 competitions for over 500 athletes in 15 local programs and 5 different sports:




Special Olympics Arizona News

In The News
Local Law Enforcement Officer Selected to Carry the Flame of Hope for 2022 Special Olympics World Games
Officer Steven McGhee will run with the Flame of Hope for the 2022 Special Olympics Worlds Games in Kazan, Russia...Read More
In The News
Win a Tesla Model S, $75,000 and other prizes in the Copper State Raffle
Special Olympics Arizona has launched a new raffle that will feature more than 150 prizes, including a Tesla Model S ...Read More
In The Community
Vaccination Opportunities for the SOAZ Community
There are numerous opportunities for those in the SOAZ Community to get a COVID-19 vaccination shot this week...Read More
In The Community
special olympics arizona chosen as Season of Sharing grant recipient
SOAZ has been chosen as a Season For Sharing Grant Recipient for 2020-2021...Read More
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