In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Plano’s Ian Rawn shares achievements on his road to Austria for the World Winter Games. International Day of Persons with Disabilities coincides with 100-Days Out to 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria.
Area Conference #3 (Face to Face) - January 2017
Region 10 ESC - Abrams Location (Bluebonnet Room)
January 20, 2017
2017 Polar Plunge: Mesquite
City Lake Aquatic Center
January 21, 2017
Basketball ISD Skills Medicals Due - January 2017
January 24, 2017
ALPs / Families Committee Meeting - January 2017
Region 10 ESC - Abrams Location
January 26, 2017
Basketball Entries Due - January 2017
Area 10 Office
January 27, 2017
Motor Activities Training Program (MATP) Training - February 2017
Fields Recreation Center
February 4, 2017
2017 Polar Plunge: Farmers Branch
Farmers Branch Aquatics Center
February 4, 2017
Two Locations: Garland and Sachse
February 11, 2017
Gymnastics Coaches Training - February 2017
February 12, 2017
Equestrian Medical Deadline - February 2017
February 13, 2017
North & South Basketball Skills Entry Deadline - February 2017
February 15, 2017
Area 10 Sports Management Team (SMT) Meeting - February 2017
Region 10 ESC - Abrams Location
February 16, 2017
Equestrian Coaches Training - February 2017
February 19, 2017
Basketball Tournament & Skills Competition
Allen Independent School District (Various Sites)
February 24, 2017 - February 25, 2017
2017 Basketball Skills Competition - South: February 2017
Cedar Hill High School
February 28, 2017
2017 Basketball Skills Competition - North
March 2, 2017
ALPs / Families Committee Meeting #2 - March 2017
March 7, 2017
Equestrian Entry Deadline: Area Competition - March 2017
March 17, 2017
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Jim Domer Honored as SOTX Unified Partner of the Year
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Volunteer Awards, and Area 10's Jim Domer (Lewisville) has been named the Unified Partner of the Year.
September 29, 2016
Mehnerts Crowned SOTX Family of the Year
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has officially announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Volunteer Awards. Among the five recipients of these awards, Area 10's Rob, Lori, Ryan and Kyle Mehnert have been tabbed the organization's Family of the Year honor.
September 29, 2016
Renae Carswell Named 2016 SOTX Volunteer of the Year
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has officially announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Volunteer Awards. Among the five recipients of these awards, Area 10's Renae Carswell (Lewisville) has been named the organization's Volunteer of the Year.
September 29, 2016
FC Dallas Honored by SOTX for Outstanding Service
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) has officially announced the winners of its statewide 2016 Outstanding Service awards. Among the four recipients to receive the honor, FC Dallas was recognized for Outstanding Service from a Business-Corporation.
September 28, 2016
SOTX FC Dallas Defeats Sporting KC, 3-0, in Season-Opener
The 2016 FC Dallas/Special Olympics Texas Unified Soccer team opened its season on Sunday afternoon with a 3-0 win over Sporting Kansas City/Special Olympics Kansas & Missouri at Children’s Mercy Park. A pair of goals from Doug Sullivan and one from Alyssa D’Aloise led the squad to an impressive victory.
June 20, 2016
Stacey Johnson Shares Her Story with Engel & Völkers
Earlier this week, Engel & Völkers professionals in the United States, Mexico and Canada convened in Dallas for the real estate organization's largest annual event in North America, the Exchange. The four-day- long conference featured the best of the business coming together to exchange ideas and experiences. On Wednesday, one of the individuals invited to enlighten the staff by sharing the story of her own experiences was Special Olympics Texas athlete and Global Messenger Stacey Johnson.
March 10, 2016
Harlem Globetrotters Welcome Area 10 Athletes
Last week, 35 SOTX athletes from the Greater Dallas Area were invited to the American Airlines Center for an exciting experience, held by the Harlem Globetrotters ahead of their games this past weekend in Dallas.
February 1, 2016
Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus Hosts Holiday Dinner for Young Athletes
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus held a holiday dinner for several of our young athletes in Areas 10 & 11 and made a generous contribution to the SOTX Young Athletes Program on Monday, Dec. 21.
December 22, 2015
Sammons Corporation Becomes Area 10 Presenting Sponsor, LETR Partner
Sammons Corpoartion presented Special Olympics Texas - Greater Dallas Area (Area 10) a check for $56,000. The gift from Sammons Corporation qualifies the organization as Area 10's presenting sponsor and Law Enforcement Torch Run partner.
November 23, 2015
Hatco Hosts World Games Silver Medalists for Factory Tour
On Thursday afternoon, members of the Special Olympics USA women's basketball team were treated to a special tour of the Hatco, Inc. facility in Garland.
September 4, 2015
City of Mesquite Honors, Names Street After Matt Hernandez
Matt Hernandez’ big day may have come a couple of weeks ago when he captured a silver medal at the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles but the 22-year-old proved to be the toast of the town when city officials and a crowd of enthusiastic well-wishers gathered to honor him during Monday’s city council meeting.
August 18, 2015
SOTX Athletes Selected as MLS All-Stars
MLS WORKS is hosting a Special Olympics Unified Sports All-Star soccer match on July 28 in conjunction with the AT&T MLS All-Star Game. Athlete Roy Bayona and Unified partner Elli Brunts will be traveling with Coach Kyle Schroder to the All-Star Game. They will play on July 28 at 6:00 p.m. (CT) at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver, Colo.
July 21, 2015
Newest FC Dallas SOTX Members Introduced, Take Part in Media Day and Practice
About two weeks ago, news broke that 18 SOTX athletes and Unified Partners were named to the FC Dallas Special Olympics Texas team after successfully completing a tryout. To make things official, the newest members were presented with authentic game uniforms before club president Dan Hunt held a press conference at Toyota Stadium on Thursday, June 18, to introduce each of them to the public and sign them to contracts.
June 19, 2015
Ben Milam Elementary Sets Penny Drive Standard With Great Success
Congratulations to Ben Milam Elementary School in Dallas for raising a grand total of $644.87 during its school-wide Penny Drive this spring! Over and over again, Ben Milam Elementary has proven to be a proud supporter of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) and Special Olympics Texas.
June 11, 2015
Roster Announced for FC Dallas Special Olympics Unified Exchange Team
After several put out their hardest effort at a tryout a few weeks ago, selections for the 2015-16 FC Dallas Special Olympics Texas Unified Exchange team was announced.
June 9, 2015
CFB10's Ruhly Finds Connection to SOTX Through Unified Sport
John Ruhly began volunteering with Special Olympics Texas in the late 1980's. He has been working with and driving Phillip Armstrong around to different events for years. Despite some wonderful athletes' mothers taking over the coaching of the bowling team around 2010, he still wanted to be involved with the Carrollton/Farmers Branch Cyclones' team and people, so he asked Phillip if he wanted to form a Unified team. Now, after every State Game, Phillip asks John to partner with him the next year.
March 24, 2015
“We Got This” and Yes, Grand Prairie Does!
With our Area 10 Basketball Tournament cancelled due to inclement weather last week and no reschedule planned, we wanted to give a special shout out to our generous hosts of the event for the past 3 years. Our theme for the tournament this year was “We Got This” and Grand Prairie ISD without a doubt had this tournament covered.
March 3, 2015
Austin College Hosts Area 10 Basketball Skills Competition
On Jan. 21, Austin College (located in Sherman, Texas) hosted the second annual Area 10 Basketball Skills Local Competition. More than 300 attendees were in attendance for Austin College’s “Janserve” day, which was a day of service for students on campus during the month of January.
January 29, 2015
Greater Dallas Athletes Invited to AT&T Cotton Bowl by Big 12
Twenty-five SOTX athletes, including members of Special Olympics Team USA Women's Basketball, and their chaperones from the Greater Dallas area had a wonderful time at the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on New Year’s Day.
January 6, 2015
Free Dental Care for SOTX Athletes by TAMU/BCD
Experienced and understanding volunteer dental students & faculty at the Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry are offering a free comprehensive dental care program for all SOTX children and adults on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
December 10, 2014