Get Ready for Spring Games in the Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) competitors are preparing to race for the gold at the annual Spring Games competition, May 3-4, in Weslaco.  SOTX – Rio Grande Valley area athletes will compete in athletics (track and field) events and a stirring Opening Ceremonies at Weslaco I.S.D.’s Bobby Lackey Stadium.

Competition will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Friday and end at 6:30 p.m.  Saturday’s events will begin with Opening Ceremonies at 9:00 a.m. and wrap at 5:00 p.m. with the presentation of awards.  Spring Games is free to attend and open to the public.

We need volunteers!  From cheering on our athletes from the stands and sidelines to handing out water to our fierce competitors, there’s a place for everyone.  Call 956.630.3434 or email gcruz@sotx.org or lgarza@sotx.org for more information or to request a volunteer form.

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.