The World is Coming! The 2015 Special Olympics World Games are coming to Los Angeles this summer from July 25 – August 2. Nearly 7,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities from 177 countries will compete in 23 sports over the course of nine days. Competitions will take place in venues across Los Angeles, including the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Griffith Park, down to Alamitos Beach in Long Beach. Los Angeles Equestrian Center is proud to host the Equestrian competitions for the World Games.