What is Buddy Ball Special Needs Athletic League?
Buddy Ball provides individuals with a physical, intellectual and/or developmental disability the opportunity to sports, regardless of their limitations to Clarksville and Paris, Tennessee, as well as, surrounding areas. Buddy Ball helps individuals learn teamwork and promotes self-esteem, one of the tools needed to help overcome the stigma often associated with a disability. The Buddy Ball league is aware of the extra expenses on the families of disabled children.
Because of this, Buddy Ball does not charge any fees to participate.
We rely entirely on private donations to operate. Buddy Ball is a 501(c)(3) organization.
By attending one game, you will realize that Buddy Ball is a special kind of league and has made a huge difference in many lives. Buddy Ball moves beyond a sport and becomes an affair of the heart.
To provide sports services to persons with mental and developmental disabilities, creating a support network for individuals, families, and the community.
The game’s the same…Just different!
Who is Eligible?
Individuals with special needs age 3 and up