Game on for Heart of East Texas Area Athletes!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


On your mark, get set, go for the gold!  Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) – Heart of East Texas area athletes are gearing up for the Spring Games competition in Brenham, April 27-28.  The Games will begin promptly at 4:00 p.m. and end around 10:00 p.m. on Friday.  Opening Ceremonies will kick off Saturday’s competition at 12:00 p.m., immediately followed by athletics (track and field) events until about 4:00 p.m. 

The two-day competition will take place at Brenham Cub Stadium in front of Brenham Junior High School, located next door to the Boys & Girls Club and the Blue Bell Aquatics Center.  All events are free to attend and open to the public.

Volunteers are needed to cheer on our athletes and be fans in the stands at the Games.  Help is also needed to set-up and breakdown the facility, assist with judging, scoring, results and awards.  For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact Rachell Baldwin (rbaldwin@sotx.org) at 936.756.6906 or Angela Schulz (aschulz@brenhamisd.net) at 979.251.1549.

About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 44,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.

Co-Sponsors:
Coca-Cola Refreshments, Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions
Charitable Trust and the Law Enforcement Torch Run


Ramonica Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Special Olympics Texas
rjones@sotx.org


About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 58,800 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, visit www.specialolympicstexas.org or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas; fb.com/SpecialOlympicsTX; youtube.com/specialolympicstexas.