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Enrollment

To enroll to become an athlete, complete an Athlete Enrollment/Medical Release Form.
(Spanish version of Athlete Medical Form - Only for use in translating the English Athlete Medical Form)

After completing the Athlete Enrollment/Medical Release Form, submit them to your local area director.

Benefits of Participation

There are many benefits to participating as an athlete with Special Olympics Texas:

  • Physical exercise positively impacts health, mood and anxiety.
  • Emphasis on sports training helps athletes maintain a healthy weight.
  • Athletes participate in activities that enhance their self-esteem and help them see that they can achieve goals that they set for themselves.
  • Athletes have many opportunities to make new friends and socialize in an environment that is accepting and encouraging.
  • Travel opportunities allow athletes to gain life experiences and skills that will positively impact all areas of their lives.
  • The Athlete Leadership Programs offer athletes opportunities to get involved in decision-making, public speaking, and leadership roles in their communities.