Break out your beads; it’s time for the 23rd annual Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) Ragin’ Cajun on April 14 in Lubbock!  The Mardi Gras-themed event raises money for South Plains area athletes and is sure to be a festive fundraiser you won’t forget.    

Ragin’ Cajun will feature live music from local bands, silent and live auctions, and a delicious Cajun meal of crawfish, shrimp, sausage, corn and crab legs.  The event will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the City Bank Coliseum, located at 2720 Drive of Champions on the Texas Tech University campus. 

Tickets are $35 each before April 14.  They may be purchased at the WesTex Federal Credit Union locations in Lubbock and Plainview, and at the South Plains area office, located at 1318 13th Street, Suite 7 in Lubbock.  You can also “bayou” tickets at the door the day of the event for $40.  Click here to purchase tickets and sponsorships online.   For more information, contact Freddie Taylor ( or Rebecca Arroyos ( at 806.749.7000.

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 or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter @SOTexas;;

Coca-Cola Refreshments, Food Town, H-E-B Tournament of Champions

Charitable Trust and Law Enforcement Torch Run

Carnival Sponsors:
Walmart, WesTex Federal Credit Union, Covenant Health System, Fox 34 and Unifirst

Ramonica Jones
Public Relations Coordinator
Special Olympics Texas