Get Ready for Spring Games in Waco

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Ready, set, spring into the Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) Spring Games in Waco!

On April 27, SOTX – Heart of Texas area athletes will compete in athletics (track and field) events at Connally High School – Mac Peoples Stadium. 

The Games will kick off at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday with an inspiring Opening Ceremonies, immediately followed by competition, and wrap at 3:00 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to help out with the day’s events as athlete escorts, medical personnel, stagers, measurers, etc.  No sports experience is necessary.  If you’re interesting in volunteering, contact Tommy Smith (tsmith@sotx.org) in the Heart of Texas area office at 254.230.4824.

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 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.