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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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SOTX Drone Policy

Out of safety concerns for athletes, coaches, volunteers and spectators at Special Olympics Texas practices, events and competitions, Special Olympics Texas prohibits the operation or use of drones, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aerial systems (UASs) for photography or other use during our practices, events and competitions.