SOTX RGV Training Expo I
Saturday, January 11, 2020

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North 5th Avenue
Edinburg, 78541

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Ytszel Trinidad-Ruiz

SOTX Area One Rio Grande Valley will conduct the first Training Expo for 2020 that is set to be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020, at the Health and Physical Education Building II, at UTRGV, on the Edinburg Campus. All potential attendees may gain access to the entrance by parking near the building on N 5th Ave. The check-in time will begin at 8:30 AM, and we promptly begin at 9 AM in Room 142, please follow the signage that will be posted. This Training Expo will consist of the following sports Athletics (Track&Field), Aquatics (Swimming), and Soccer for any individual who is interested in becoming certified, accredited by Special Olympics Texas.

Before attending the training, you must complete the online trianing(s), which there are four different trainings that must be completed, prior to attending. Also, all new coaches, under Special Olympics Texas, must submit the following online certifications prior to attending any sports-specific training:

  • General Orientation with submission of the Form
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Protective Behaviors
  • Concussion In Sports

All the necessary steps to becoming a new coach may be found and completed online.  For more information, click here.

All individuals who wish to become certified in ATHLETICS, SOCCER, AND AQUATICS, through Special Olympics Texas, must attend this Training Expo. The RGV Staff encourages all, who are interested, to please confirm with our Program Staff, via email,, to verify your clearance to attend the face-to-face, sport-specific training.

For information about this training, please contact our office at (956) 630-3434 or via email to or