2024 Area 13 - Basketball Competition
Saturday, February 24, 2024

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Jowers Center (TXST Campus) and Owen Goodnight Middle School
San Marcos, TX

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Kimberly Davis

General Information: 

Special Olympics Texas - Area 13 will host their 2024 Basketball Competition on Saturday February 24, 2024 in San Marcos, Texas.  


Individual Skills Competition will be held at Owen Goodnight Middle School in San Marcos, Texas 

All Basketball Competition will be held at Jowers Center on the Texas State University Campus in the Basketball gyms. 


This event will begin with Opening Ceremonies at 8:30AM, followed by competition starting around  9:00am!  Exact schedule of Events will be available closer to the competition. 


We encourage the community to come out and cheer on our athletes as they compete in this year's competition. Special Olympics Texas events are open to the public and we encourage the attendance of families, volunteers, community partners, and spectators! 

Athlete Safety:  

All Athletes must have a current Athlete Medical & Communicable Disease Waiver  on file with the Area SOTX office, before they can participate in any practices. If your Athletes are missing either of these documents they will not be able to participate in the event. 

To be eligible for this competition, all Athletes must be part of a current Special Olympics Delegation/Team and have practiced with their team for a minimum of 8 weeks prior to the competition date. Special Olympics Athletes are registered for this competition via their Team Coaches and/or their Head of Delegation.  



If you are interested in volunteering for this event please check back in November 2023 for the Volunteer sign up links. 


 Volunteers that have signed up for any events must present a picture identification card upon registration in order to volunteer for the day.  



Special Olympics HODs/Coaches - Competition Specific Information: 


Competition Deadlines: 

  • Medicals & Comm. Diseases Waivers Due:     Dec 18, 2023
(All required SOTX Documents are due prior to Athletes, Coaches, HODs starting practice for any sport.)

  • Registration Entry Deadline:   January 25, 2024 
  • Permanent Scratch Date for All Athletes/Coaches/HODs Missing Any SOTX Documents:    Feb 13, 2024
    • Once permanent scratches take place, individuals scratched will NOT be added back to the competition. No exceptions.

Additional Special Olympics Basketball Information: 

For More Information on Special Olympics Basketball, please visit our updated Sports Information Guide page. Here you will find links to rules, entries forms, and so much more! https://www.sotx.org/sig2  

Helpful Forms for Special Olympics Athletes & Delegations: 


Questions: If you have any questions, please reach out to Area 13 Program Director Kimberly Davis: kndavis@sotx.org 

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