Are you ready for some football at the

Join us at the Rose Bowl Stadium® on Saturday, March 14, 2020 for the Guardian Bowl! This is the official flag football tournament fundraiser in support of Special Olympics Southern California athletes! Register in one of our three divisions (Unified, Sworn, Open) and play in this tournament to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics athletes.

Each team is guaranteed to play 3 games on the iconic Rose Bowl field. Lunch and swag for each player is also included. Spectator entrance and parking for the event is FREE!

Register your team today!


Event Information

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Saturday, March 14, 2020


Rose Bowl Stadium


$1,500 per team by March 1

15 people per team, Unified teams - 10 people
Guaranteed 3 games!
SWAG for all players!


Minimum Team Fundraising Committment: $1,500

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Start a Team

Want to create a team for the Guardian Bowl? Register today to form your team! There are 3 divisions to choose from:

  • Unified - 5 SOSC Athletes & 5 members of law enforcement/military
  • All Sworn/Military - 15 members of law enforcement/military
  • Open - 15 people on a team, can be mixed corporate/community


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Join a Team

Has a team already been created for the Guardian Bowl and you want to join them?

Register and join a team!


Make a Donation

There are three simple ways you can make a donation and support Special Olympics Southern California. Select one of those options below.

Donate by Check or Cash

We accept check/money order, cash, and credit cards. Checks and money orders should be made payable to Special Olympics Southern California and the memo on the check should include the participant's or team's name and "Guardian Bowl". Please complete the Offline Donation Form (PDF) and mail it and your gift to:

Special Olympics Southern California
ATTN: Guardian Bowl
1600 Forbes Way, Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90810

All donations are tax deductible. Special Olympics Southern California is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and our tax ID is 95-4538450. All supporters that make a donation online or offline will receive a letter of acknowledgment as receipt for their gift.


FundrAIsing Incentives


Raise $150 - Spot on team, 3 games, lunch, swag item + t-shirt.

Raise $350 - Challenge Coin + all of the above

Raise $500 - Pick one swag item + all of the above

Raise $1,000 - Experience (i.e. Rams tickets) + all of the above

Raise $2,500 - Field Level Pass + all of the above

Raise $5,000 - Custom designed Guardian Bowl football + all of the above


Raise $1,500 - Play in tournament + swag item.

Raise $2,500 - Field Level Pass

Raise $3,500 - Buffs/coins for all team members

Raise $5,000 - Experience (i.e. Rams tickets)

Raise $7,500 - Apparel item for all 15 team members

Top fundraising team will get a private locker room space!


How Your Donation Helps

Every dollar raised through the Guardian Bowl event will help fund Special Olympics Southern California programs in your community. Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities through sports, education, and athlete health.

Learn more about how we change lives.

Contact Us

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Amber Lasher   |   562.502.1105

Luke Farnell   |   562.502.1038

General Information

To learn more about Special Olympics Southern California, visit You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Your Impact

We work hard to maximize your investment. For every $1 raised on behalf of our athletes, 84 cents goes directly to program costs. Provide potential supporters with gift options to guide your fundraising efforts. Refer to the following list to let your supporters know where their contribution is going and how they are helping you make a difference in the lives of Special Olympics athletes.

  • $35 will provide a uniform for an athlete
  • $50 will provide new sports equipment
  • $100 will sponsor a child's participation in School Games
  • $250 will sponsor an athlete for an entire sports season
  • $500 will sponsor an athlete for one year
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Thank You Sponsors

Co-Presenting Sponsor

LA Rams

Major Sponsor



Always Advancing

Team Sponsor

Hathaway Dinwiddie

Spectator entrance and parking for the event is FREE!