Special Olympics Texas is offering a unique event that stands high above the rest. Over the Edge is geared toward the fearless or those looking to overcome their fears. Go Over the Edge in Dallas, Austin, Houston or San Antonio to raise funds (and your heart rate) to support more than 51,300 athletes. Individual participants who raise a minimum of $1,000 will have the once-in-a-lifetime experience of rappelling down a high-rise building. Creating competition is a fun way to enhance your work community, so get your co-workers together and send your boss Over the Edge for Special Olympics Texas!

Choose a city and register today rappel spots are limited!

Register

How to Participate

  • No prior rappelling experience is required.
  • Participants must be 18 or over and weigh between 110-300 lbs.
  • SWAT officers and Over the Edge rope experts will train and assist you with your rappel.
  • A personal fundraising web page will be provided to you or your company where friends and family can securely donate to your rappel. Funds raised will be used to provide year-round sports training and competition for Special Olympics Texas athletes.

Recognition For Your Support

  • $1,000 Rappel Challenge (minimum) - 2 invitations to the V.I.P. Reception (day before the event), Over the Edge commemorative T-shirt and downloadable photo opportunity
  • $1,250+ Level - All of the above plus OTE thermos
  • $1,500+ Level - All of the above plus OTE duffel bag
  • $2,000+ Level - All of the above plus OTE jacket
  • $2,400+ Dual-City Rappel Challenge - All of the above plus one night stay in one city on the eve or day of the event.
  • $3,600+ Tri-City Rappel Challenge - All of the above plus one night stay in two cities on the eve or day of the event.
  • $4,800+ Quad-City Rappel Challenge - All of the above plus one night stay in three cities on the eve or day of the event.

Corporate Sponsorship

A sponsorship provides exposure, volunteer opportunities and rappelling spots that offer a unique and unforgettable team-building experience! 

  • $35,000 Statewide Presenting Sponsor (all cities)
  • $10,000 Presenting Sponsor (per market)
  • $5,000 Gold Sponsor (per market)
  • $2,500 Silver Sponsor (per market)

Contact

For statewide information:

  • Joan Jarrett
  • Associate Vice President for Resource Development
  • Phone: 713.290.0049, ext. 223
  • jjarrett@sotx.org

For Dallas information:

    • Kristie Crone
    • Development Director - Sponsorships
    • Phone: 214.943.9981
    • kcrone@sotx.org
    • Doug Ray
    • Senior Development Director - Law Enforcement Torch Run
    • Phone: 214.943.9981
    • dray@sotx.org

For Austin information:

For San Antonio information:

  • Anna Twitty
  • Development Director - Sponsorships and Law Enforcement Torch Run
  • Phone: 210.530.9898, ext. 231
  • atwitty@sotx.org

For Houston information:

  • Bruce Sims
  • Development Director - Sponsorships
  • Phone: 713.290.0049, ext. 226
  • bsims@sotx.org