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State Competitions

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USA Games Info Sessions
March 04, 2021 - March 09, 2021

State Basketball - Galveston
June 03, 2021 - June 06, 2021

State Basketball - Lubbock
June 17, 2021 - June 20, 2021

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Fundraising Events

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A16 - Breakfast with Champions
March 26, 2021 - March 26, 2021

Steak & Stetson (POSTPONED TO APRIL 2021)
Circle R Ranch
April 17, 2021 - April 17, 2021

3rd Annual Breakfast with Champions - San Antonio
, Texas August 27, 2021 - August 27, 2021

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Beyond the Finish Line

UCS Spotlight: Wimberley High School

March 05, 2021

Meet Wimberley High School Special Education Teacher Ryan Durkin! Ryan has been working in education for 19 years- 5 at Wimberley HS and with Special Olympics Texas. The staff and Unified programs at WHS have done a really great...

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Athlete Spotlight: Mercedes Reyes

March 02, 2021

Meet Mercedes! Above: Mercedes, center, pre-2020 Name: Mercedes Reyes Age: 31 years old How long have you been involved with Special Olympics Texas? Special Olympics since 2003. What have you competed in or do you currently ...

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Athlete Spotlight: Celina Carrillo

February 16, 2021

Meet Celina! Above: Celina, far right, pre-2020 Name: Celina Carrillo Age: 33 years old How long have you been involved with Special Olympics Texas? In the Special Olympics since 2003, with the Irving Rockets. What have you ...

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Welcome to Norma's Cafe!

February 16, 2021

Genuine bonds and interactions are what makes our partnership with Norma’s Cafe special. Pam explained it by saying, “I like it when they come out and we all interact, it’s  just fun. We are a family.” Bill said, “All of the SOTX athletes are just a pleasure and it lingers with you. You can’t be down about anything after Mark (SOTX athlete and Norma’s employee) smiles at you.”

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Athlete Spotlight: CJ Loya

February 09, 2021

Have you met CJ?! He's been an athlete with Special Olympics since he was 10 years old!

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Meet Mandy Holt, Texas Roadhouse

February 09, 2021

Meet Mandy Holt and hear her story on how working with Texas Roadhouse and SOTX has shaped her life

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UCS Spotlight: Liberty Middle School

February 03, 2021

Meet Liberty Middle School teacher Shelly Abel! Shelly has been working in Liberty ISD for over 10 years and with Special Olympics Texas for the last two. On a daily basis, Shelly and her colleagues work to be inclusive and ...

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Shine the Light: Billy Rudd, Fort Worth PD

February 02, 2021

Name: Billy Rudd Department: Fort Worth Police Department (Civilian Duty) Total Years of Service: 23 years Unlike our other interviews, Billy serves in law enforcement as a civilian. He started out in Crime Prevention 23 years ...

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Shine the Light: Fred Walters, Tarrant County Sheriff's Department

January 26, 2021

Name: Fred Walters Department: Tarrant County Sheriff's Department Total Years of Service: 32 Meet Fred! He is a 2020 LETR Hall of Fame candidate and long time friend of the Special Olympics. Fred began his law enforcement ...

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