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State Competitions

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USA Games Info & Applications
March 04, 2021 - April 16, 2021

Fortnite - SOTX Esports
April 24, 2021 - April 24, 2021

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

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

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Fundraising Events

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Breakfast with Champions - Fort Worth
Hurst Conference Center
July 29, 2021 - July 29, 2021

3rd Annual Breakfast with Champions - San Antonio
Morgan's Wonderland - Event Center
September 21, 2021 - September 21, 2021

Steak & Stetson (POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2021)
Circle R Ranch
October 09, 2021 - October 09, 2021

Breakfast with Champions - Austin 2021
Renaissance Austin Hotel
October 21, 2021 - October 21, 2021

Guardian Games - San Antonio
Morgan's Wonderland Sports
November 05, 2021 - November 05, 2021

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Beyond the Finish Line

Shine the Light: Chief Al Jones, Arlington PD

April 06, 2021

Meet Arlington PD's new Chief!

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Athlete Spotlight: Alexx Cristan

March 30, 2021

  Athlete Spotlight: Alexx Cristan Alexx is currently a Senior at Ball High school and is involved with the Hostility Program at Ball High. Has been a special Olympics athlete since the age of 12 and participates in javelin, ...

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Shine the Light: Support Services Captain Chad Allen, Keller PD

March 29, 2021

Captain Allen tells his staff to, ”Bring joy to work and greet people with a smile. Smiles are contagious and infectious. Other people want to be a part of that. Inside you may be exhausted, but be warm. It takes work, but you do it because you value the person you’re interacting with”. This is why Keller PD’s visibility and involvement in LETR is so vital.

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Shine the Light: Chief Frank Dixon, Denton PD

March 09, 2021

Name: Chief Frank Dixon Department: Denton PD Total Years of Service: 26 Chief Frank Dixon has served as a police officer for 26 years and counting. Chief Dixon serves as a co-chair for the Steak and Stetson event and has been ...

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Athlete Spotlight: Samuel Sanchez

March 08, 2021

Meet Samuel! Samuel “Sammy Sanchez” has been in PSJA Pathways Toward independence since 2018. Sammy comes to PSJA ISD from McAllen ISD. Since the initial day of having Sammy be part of our PTI family, he has brought light, joy ...

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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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