Game On! Time for Spring Games in Houston

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Get your game face on as Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) – Greater Houston area athletes gear up for the annual Spring Games competition on May 19.  The Games will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. with Opening Ceremonies, immediately followed by athletics (track and field) and soccer events until about 4:00 p.m.

The day-long competition will take place at Humble I.S.D.’s George Turner Stadium, located at 1703 Wilson Road.  All events are free to attend and open to the public.

We need volunteers 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.  To request a volunteer packet, email sotx-houstonvolunteers@mail.com or call the Greater Houston area office at 713.290.0049.

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.