Bounce into Basketball with Special Olympics Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Get ready for excitement and fun at the Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) Basketball Competition! This is an area-wide competition for athletes in the Central Texas area. The tournament will take place from Friday, February 28 to Saturday, March 1.

The Jowers Center at Texas State University will host the event in San Marcos. The tournament begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday and continues Saturday starting at 8 a.m. There's a critical need for officials, especially certified officials. Interested individuals should call 512-491-2962 to sign up.

For more information, please contact David Johnson (djohnson@sotx.org) at 512.491.2964.

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


Tela Mange
Vice President of Communications
Special Olympics Texas
tmange@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.