Batter Up and Play Ball for SOTX

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Swing batter batter, swing into summer and sign up for the Batter Up Invitational Softball Tournament, September 21-23, in Abilene.  Teams from across the Big Country area will battle some the best players around in the two-day event, while raising funds for Special Olympics Texas.

The tournament will be held from 8:00 p.m. on Friday to 8:00 a.m. on Sunday at Jane Sellers Field, located at 501 Goodlow Street.  There will be prizes for the winning teams and top fundraisers.  Registration is $150 per team. 

For more information, contact Beth Bye (ebye@sotx.org) at 325.677.3200. For sponsorship information, contact Susie McAlister (smcalister@sotx.org) at 817.332.3433.  Proceeds will help support more than 900 Big Country area athletes. 

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.