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Competitions

Competitions

Spring Games
Statewide
March 1, 2017 - May 15, 2017

Chapter Equestrian Competition
Bryan, Texas
May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Summer Games
Arlington, TX
May 25, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Special Olympics USA Games 2018

July 1, 2018 - July 6, 2018

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Fundraising Events

Fundraising

Bowling with Badges
Mel’s Lone Star Lanes
April 23, 2017 - April 26, 2017

Tip a Cop Pecos Mesquite Steak House, Tomball, TX
Pecos Mesquite Steak House
April 27, 2017

3rd Annual CharitaBulls Par-Tee
Top Golf
May 1, 2017

Highland Park Breakfast in Blue
Mi Cocina
May 5, 2017

1st Annual Rising Stars of Tomorrow Gala
Match Theater
May 13, 2017

Texas Sand Games
May 13, 2017

Fire Truck Pull | Laredo
UniTrade Stadium
May 18, 2017

Fire Truck Pull | Duncanville
May 20, 2017

Pedal to the Medal
May 20, 2017

Local Torch Run - May 2017
Bentsen Tower visitor parking lot
May 20, 2017

LETR Final Leg 2017
El Paso Community College Campus
May 21, 2017

LETR Torch Run 2017
Sherrill Park
May 23, 2017

Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Run Press Conference - May 2017
May 23, 2017

Final Leg Local Torch Run - May 2017
McAllen Police Dept
May 24, 2017

Law Enforcement Torch Run Relay: San Antonio
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
May 25, 2017

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Beyond the Finish Line

WBCA & NCAA All-Americans Host Clinic for SOTX Athletes

April 3, 2017

NCAA All-Americans they coached SOTX athletes on the fundamentals of basketball. The clinic was hosted by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association and was held in conjunction with the NCAA Division I Women's Final Four, which took place in Dallas.

Area 9 Basketball Team to Compete in Area 16’s Competition

March 31, 2017

Members of the Blue Jays Delegation are traveling to Amarillo this weekend to compete in the Area 16 Basketball competition. Athletes are using this competition to tune up for the upcoming Chapter Games in Arlington this May.

Ian Rawn Places 4th in Figure Skating at World Games in Austria

March 23, 2017

Texas’ lone Special Olympics World Games competitor Ian Rawn (Plano, Texas) placed 4th in the Figure Skating Competition on Thursday at Ice Stadium Graz-Liebenau. Rawn will officially be presented with his ribbon during Friday morning’s Awards Ceremony.

Ian Rawn Carried the Olympic Torch in 1996

March 23, 2017

In 1996, JCPenny named Ian Rawn a Community Hero, which in turn gave him a slot to carry the Olympic torch when it came through Little Rock, Ark. ahead of the Summer Games, which were held in Atlanta that year.

Ian Update: The heart of a confident competitor!

March 21, 2017

At his compulsaries he was pretty nervous. The enormity of what was happening hit home as he put his blade on Olympic ice for his first competition. If you saw the ESPN interview you could see he was quite choked up.

Ian Rawn Featured on ESPN's SportsCenter

March 20, 2017

During Monday morning's live update from Austria, ESPN's Kevin Negandhi and Lindsay Czarniak introduced viewers to SOTX figure skater Ian Rawn. Ian caught up with ESPN's Marty Smith after Sunday's preliminary skate at World Winter Games in Austria.

Area 16's Spread the Word Campaign Reaches 500 Pledges

March 20, 2017

While schools were closed during Spring Break last week, several groups continued the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign throughout the Panhandle area. Through the end of last week’s activities, the pledges to end the R-Word reached 500.

We're USA, and we're proud of it.

March 16, 2017

Reminder: Opening Ceremonies for the World Winter Games will be aired LIVE on ABC stations across the country on Saturday from 1 to 4 pm. Robin Roberts hosts.

Area 16 Kicks Off Month-Long Spread the Word to End the Word Campaign

March 10, 2017

Spread the Word to End the Word Day has come and gone, but members of the Amarillo community have taken the call to action to the next level. Between now and the end of March, they aim to get 5,000 people to take the pledge.

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