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Basketball Competitions
January 28, 2017 - April 20, 2017

Spring Games
March 1, 2017 - May 15, 2017

2017 World Games | Ian Rawn
March 14, 2017 - March 25, 2017

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

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

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Fundraising Events


Tip A Cop/Tip A Firefighter at Texas Roadhouse: Corpus Christi
Texas Roadhouse Corpus Christi
March 30, 2017

April Fool's Day Tennis Scramble
El Paso Tennis and Swim Club
April 1, 2017

Margarita Fest!
April 1, 2017

Helen of Troy Charity Sunday - April 2017
Helen of Troy Warehouse Outlet
April 2, 2017

Cops On Top of Donut Stop
Donut Stop
April 7, 2017 - April 8, 2017

Cops on Roof Top at Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
April 21, 2017

2017 Ragin' Cajun Golf Tournament
The Rawls Course
April 21, 2017

46th Annual Houston POD Chili Cookoff
Traders Village
April 22, 2017

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

Texas Roadhouse "Nuts for Special Olympics Texas"
Texas Roadhouse
April 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017

ALON/7-Eleven 'Torch' Sale
April 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Texas Sand Games
May 13, 2017

Fire Truck Pull | Laredo
UniTrade Stadium
May 17, 2017

Fire Truck Pull | Duncanville
May 20, 2017

Pedal to the Medal
May 20, 2017

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Beyond the Finish Line

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.

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.

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.

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.

ABC Network Promo for Special Olympics Winter Games 2017

February 17, 2017

SOWG17AUT - PROMO - "I'm Going To Austria" ABC network promo for Special Olympics Winter Games 2017.

Texas Men's State Chili Championship to Benefit SOTX

February 16, 2017

The 48th annual Texas Men's State Chili Championship, presented by CASI, will take place March 24-26 in Corsicana. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Texas.

Kayleigh Williamson to Become Austin Marathon's First Down Syndrome Participant

February 16, 2017

As more than 18,000 people get ready to line the streets this Sunday for the Austin Marathon, history will be made at 2017's race even before anyone crosses the finish line.

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