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August 5, 2017 - October 7, 2017

Chapter Sailing & Kayaking
Houston, TX
September 30, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Fall Classic
Bryan/College Station, TX
October 12, 2017 - October 21, 2017

Chapter Flag Football Competition
San Antonio, TX
December 1, 2017 - December 2, 2017

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Fundraising Events


2017 Flame of Hope Golf Tournament
The Dominion Country Club
August 28, 2017

Birdie on the Bay
September 8, 2017

Steak and Stetson 2017
September 9, 2017

Cowboy Cops Rodeo
Will Rodgers Coliseum
September 9, 2017 - September 10, 2017

SGS Charity Golf Classic
September 14, 2017

Miss Sweetheart Special Needs Pageant | Austin
September 16, 2017

Fuel the Flame - September 2017
Various Locations in Amarillo
September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017

Corks & Forks for a Cause
September 21, 2017

Tip A Cop at Dunkin' Donuts | League City & Houston (Bay Area)
Dunkin' Donuts
September 22, 2017

Dunkin' Donuts Cops on Top: San Antonio
Dunkin' Donuts
September 23, 2017

Cops on Top of Dunkin' Donuts | Dallas
Various Locations in the Metroplex
September 23, 2017

Sgt. Ruben Orozco 8K Torch Run/2 Mile Walk - September 2017
G2 (Geogeske Restaurant)
September 24, 2017

Fire Truck Pull
American Bank Center
September 30, 2017

Bowling With Badges | Houston
Copperfield Bowling Center
September 30, 2017

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Beyond the Finish Line

Upcoming Statewide Competitions

August 23, 2017

Two statewide competitions are quickly approaching:

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Family Is Important at SOTX

August 23, 2017

Are you a Family member of an SOTX Athlete? Would you like to get connected with other SOTX families?

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You Could Say It Was a Big Night

August 23, 2017

AMAZING. INCREDBLE. AWESOME. Thanks to you, the 10th anniversary of the Tip a Cop at Texas Roadhouse set yet another record for donations. Our dedicated Law Enforcement Torch Run officers and their devoted friends from 51 Texas Roadhouse locations across the state collected a whopping $181,616 to support Special Olympics Texas programs across Texas.

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2017 Cowboy Cops

August 23, 2017

Cowboy Cops. Would you pay $10 to see that? We sure would! Here's your chance, September 9-10 in Fort Worth

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Healthy Athletes Update: Professionals Needed

August 23, 2017

We want to expand our Healthy Athletes program to each of the areas. The first step is bringing MedFest to the areas, to provide free health screenings that end with a completed SOTX Athlete Medical form, which is good for three years. But we need help – we can’t provide these free health screenings without qualified health professionals (licensed physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners).

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Participating Locations - 2017 Tip A Cop Night at Texas Roadhouse

July 24, 2017

On Thursday, July 27, Texas Roadhouse restaurants across the Lone Star state are participating in Tip A Cop Night, a Law Enforcement Torch Run fundraising event for Special Olympics Texas. During the dinner shift (5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at most locations), local officers from all across the state will exchange uniforms for aprons and will serve tables for tips, which all will be donated to SOTX at the end of the dinner shift. See the list of participating locations

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Houston Dynamo Unified Team Travels North for Match vs. Minnesota United FC

July 18, 2017

The Houston Dynamo and Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) are teaming up to form the Houston Dynamo Unified Team, presented by 76®. The squad will play the first half of a home-and-away series when it visits Minnesota United’s Special Olympics team at TCF Bank Stadium on Wednesday night, July 19.

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July 2017 eNews

July 17, 2017

Get ready for Tip A Cop Night at Texas Roadhouse, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day and find out all the latest information about Fall Classic.

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2017 Fall Classic News

July 16, 2017

Heads up! This year’s statewide Fall Classic will take place over two weekends this year. Find out the dates!

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