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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


Chipotle Day of Giving
August 22, 2017

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

2017 Fire Truck Pull | San Antonio
San Antonio Fire Training Academy
September 30, 2017

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Beyond the Finish Line

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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Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day is Thursday, July 20

July 15, 2017

Although Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day has traditionally been held in September, we will begin celebrating it on July 20 each year, to help mark the anniversary of the first-ever Special Olympics Games in 1968.

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[VIDEO]: 2017 SOTX Unified Champion Schools Athletics Event

July 14, 2017

History was made at the 2017 SOTX Summer Games, as the track and field competition included a Unified Champion Schools Quadrathlon. Six school districts from around the state brought two athletes and two Unified Partners – participants without intellectual disabilities. It was an amazing experience for all athletes, Unified Partners and coaches involved. See for yourself!

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Congrats, Team Texas!

July 13, 2017

Congratulations to Team Texas, which crushed it at the SONA Golf Invitational in Seattle last month. The team was able to check out the course that will host the 2018 USA Games. Thanks for doing such a great job representing our state!

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Brendan West & Ian Rawn Presented with Honorary ESPYS

July 12, 2017

Special Olympics Texas athletes Ian Rawn (Plano) and Brendan “Beebo” West (Deer Park) have been presented with honorary ESPYS. On Wednesday night when the ESPYS air on ABC, ESPN will posthumously honor Eunice Kennedy Shriver with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award for her work with Special Olympics.

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[VIDEO]: Tip a Cop at Texas Roadhouse on July 27

July 11, 2017

Grab your calendar and mark this one in pen. You’ve got plans for supper on Thursday, July 27. Meet us at Texas Roadhouse and Tip a Cop

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