East Region Spring Games (Fri: CY & Sat: T&F, TN, SC)
Friday, April 21, 2023 to Saturday, April 22, 2023

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Robert E Lee High School
1809 Market Street
Baytown, TX 77520

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Donald Sanford

East Region Spring Games

When: April 21-22, 2023

Hello Wonderful Volunteers!

SOTX would like to thank you for your support in our upcoming 2023 East Regional Spring Games that will be held Friday April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd, in Baytown.  The location and important information for the event will be as followed:

Updated Event Information 4/19/23:

Robert E Lee HS Memorial Stadium, located at 1808 Market Street, Baytown, TX 77520

  EVENTS – Friday, 4/21 – ALL Cycling  AND Cycling and Soccer Set up

      Saturday, 4/22 - Track & Field, Soccer, Tennis Skills (only), Healthy Athletes. And Athletes Village 

Dwight Lohkamp Tennis Facility 200 Lee Drive-located at the convergence of W. Texas Ave., Market St.Decker Dr.    

  EVENTS- All other Tennis events (Tennis Set-Up, Volunteer Check-in, Tennis Match Play, Tennis Awards)

After lunch Tennis Match will be split between the stadium and Tennis Facility

Entries Deadline: 3/21 by 5pm to Donald Sanford dsanford@sotx.org

Please use the online athlete and delegation entry forms specific to your sport by clicking here.  Please use this link to ensure that you and your team are up to date on any rule changes prior to competition.

If you have any questions, please contact Donald Sanford at (737) 867-9659 or dsanford@sotx.org. 

Any athlete who does not have an active medical prior to competition entry deadline, will be scratched from the competition.  No exemptions will be made. This will include any athlete whose medical expires prior to Area, Regional or State competition.
Event Information 

Please click here for map of venue and click here for shuttle info.

Interested in VOLUNTEERING?


Volunteer updated info. from 4/19/21

Volunteer Registration for Robert E Lee volunteers will be located at the entrance of the track area of the station.

Volunteer Registration for Dwight Lohkamp volunteers will be held at the entrance facing Market Place

Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your shift to receive instructions regarding your shift.

We will have a QR code for sign in.  If you are bringing a family member or friend who has not signed up, forms with waivers will be onsite.

AGE ELIGIBILITY FOR VOLUNTEERS15 years and older can volunteer by themselves.  8-14 year olds must be accompanied by parent, guardian, or chaperone. If in a group, then there must be a 4:1 ratio of children/teens to adults.  7 years and younger are not given volunteer assignments but are welcomed and encouraged to be cheerleaders as long as they are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperone.

APPAREL: Wear weather-appropriate athletic clothing and non-marking shoes. If you have one, wear a shirt that represents your organization. Most of our events are outdoors so we would encourage you to bring sunscreen, bug spray, bottled water (we will have re-fill stations), snacks, a hat, and anything else that will make your time more comfortable.  The weather is expected to be 81 degrees Friday with 80% chance of rain starting out with thunderstorms, then clear skies and sunny 78 degrees Saturday.   Between Friday and Saturday, the weather will start out with thunderstorms then clear skies

NO ANIMALS: Special Olympics has a no animal policy. Other than service animals, no animals are allowed at this event. Please do not bring any animals or pets with you. Most of our events are outdoors so we would encourage you to bring sunscreen, bug spray, bottled water (we will have re-fill stations), snacks, a hat, and anything else that will make your time more comfortable.

NOTE: Need a confirmation for the hours you volunteered? Be sure to let the Volunteer Coordinator know at the time of check-in and then stop by the Volunteer Registration table before you leave to pick up your verification form.

LUNCH WILL BE SERVED AT 12PM for all VOLUNTEERS and STAFF.  You will receive a lunch tickets at check-in to provide to lunch crew.  Lunch will be served at the registration area.

We will try to accommodate all your volunteer requests, however, due to the high volume of athletes and shift needs, you may be asked to assist with another shift. 

You are allowed to wear your corporation T-shirt if you would like a separate table, we will have at volunteer sign-in.

Please see the attached map of all the event locations and designated parking and shuttle info. Shuttles will be picking up bus drivers from the Wetlands Center as well as transporting athletes, volunteers, and coaches from Lee College to Lee HS track and field area.

Please do not park in the designated areas inside Market Street.  These are for our “athletes” only.

Please subscribe to our texting service for updates during the event. 
Text "volunteer" to 844-607-0095 to receive updates for volunteers at Spring Games. 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS TEXAS would like to thank everyone for taking the time to support our athletes! 

  • Once you register as a volunteer, you will receive a confirmation email. Please check your SPAM folder. 
  • Should we experience inclement weather or make any changes to the event, we will email or send a text message to update all volunteers immediately.
  • Volunteer opportunities are limited. 
We look forward to having you as part of our event. Please click the link above and start your journey as part of the movement of change and acceptance while participating as a volunteer at the East Region Spring Games.
If you need to cancel the volunteer position, login to your Givepulse account, click on the green “Update Registration” button on your dashboard, and unselect each position or click “Cancel All”. 
If you have any questions regarding volunteering you may send an email to:  Mary Buford,  mbuford@sotx.org 832-627-0896
We also would like to encourage you to like our Facebook page:  Special Olympics Texas – Greater Houston Area, here you can also keep up with activities, events and happenings in and around the Greater Houston Area.

To stay in the know with the SOTX East Region by following our instagram and Facebook pages for Greater HoustonGulf CoastHeart of East Texas, and Beaumont/Golden Triangle.