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Texas

The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
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It’s at the local level--right here--where interested volunteers meet the athletes. That’s where the perceptions start to change and where the miracle of transformation takes place. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Those activities give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship.

Texas Contact Info

1804 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX, USA, 78752

+1 (512) 835-9873

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Sports Offered

Upcoming Events

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    Area 20 Tennis Competition
    رجب 23, 1437
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    San Antonio
    Texas
    Area 20 Tennis Competition

    Special Olympics Texas – San Antonio Area will hold their Tennis Competition on April 30, 2016 at the location listed below. This event will begin with Opening Ceremonies at 8:30 a.m., followed by competition.

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    Contact: Shawn Britt
    Email: sbritt@sotx.org
    Phone: 210-530-9898

    رجب 23, 1437
    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    McFarlin Tennis Center
    1503 San Pedro Ave
    San Antonio, Texas
    UNITED STATES
  • رجب
    23
    Dumas Local Athletics Competition
    رجب 23, 1437
    07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Dumas
    Texas
    Dumas Local Athletics Competition

    Dumas Athletics Teams will host their local Athletics (Track and Field) competition on April 30, 2016. Schedule of events: 8:45 a.m. - Registration begins; 9:00 a.m. - Coaches meeting; 9:15 a.m. - Parade line-up for Opening Ceremonies; 9:30 a.m. - Opening Ceremonies begins; 10:00 a.m. - Competition begins; 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Lunch for athletes and coaches; 1:00 p.m. - Competition re-starts. Please remember to bring lawn chairs, sunscreen, hats, pop-up tents, or umbrellas for this event.

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    Contact: Mitch Tybroski
    Email: mtybroski@sotx.org
    Phone: 806-374-7171

    رجب 23, 1437
    07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Dumas Demons Stadium Complex
    501 Dumas Demon Drive
    Dumas, Texas
    UNITED STATES
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    Area 17 Spring Games (Athletics)
    رجب 23, 1437
    Lubbock (Wolfforth)
    Texas
    Area 17 Spring Games (Athletics)

    The South Plains area will hold its Spring Games - Athletics Competition on April 30, 2016. This competition is open to all West Region athletes who participate in athletics. Each athlete MUST compete in the Area Competition in order to move on to chapter Summer Games.

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    Contact: Ashley Pena
    Email: apena@sotx.org
    Phone: 806.788.1540

    رجب 23, 1437
    Frenship High School
    902 Dowden Road
    Lubbock (Wolfforth), Texas
    UNITED STATES
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    23
    Greater El Paso Golf Competition
    رجب 23, 1437
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Fort Bliss
    Texas
    Greater El Paso Golf Competition

    The Special Olympics Texas Area 19 Golf Competition will be held at the Underwood Golf Course on Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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    Contact: Catherine Waradzyn
    Email: cwaradzyn@sotx.org
    Phone: 915-533-8229

    رجب 23, 1437
    09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Underwood Golf Complex
    3200 Coe Avenue
    Fort Bliss, Texas
    UNITED STATES
  • رجب
    23
    Summer Training Expo - Bocce, Aquatics & Softball
    رجب 23, 1437
    08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Fort Worth
    Texas
    Summer Training Expo - Bocce, Aquatics & Softball

    On Saturday, April 30, 2016, the Greater Fort Worth area will hold a Summer Sports Training Expo for anyone interested in becoming a certified Special Olympics coach. Sports included: Aquatics; Bocce; Softball. No previous experience is necessary. This Level I training will focus on the basic skills and strategies of the sports. The course will include a classroom session, as well as a practical portion, so please wear athletic shoes and clothing that will allow for mild physical activity. Aquatics coaches, you will be in the water, so please be prepared.

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    Contact: Cheryl Bledsaw
    Email: cbledsaw@sotx.org
    Phone: 817-332-3433

    رجب 23, 1437
    08:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Resource Connection
    2300 Circle Drive
    Fort Worth, Texas
    UNITED STATES
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    Bocce Coaches Training
    رجب 23, 1437
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Kermit
    Texas
    Bocce Coaches Training

    On Saturday, April 30, the Area 18 - Permian Basin/Big Bend Area will hold a Level 1 Bocce Ball Coach Training for anyone interested in becoming a certified Bocce Ball Special Olympics Texas Coach. This training will focus on the basic skills and strategies of Bocce Ball. It will include a classroom session, as well as a practical portion so please wear appropriate attire for participating in skills outside.

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    Contact: Hannah Simmons
    Email: hsimmons@sotx.org
    Phone: 432-684-5024

    رجب 23, 1437
    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Kermit Junior High
    601 S. Popular St.
    Kermit, Texas
    UNITED STATES
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