Area 17 2023 Bowling Competition - Medicals Due
Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Standard Time

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J'Nette Thorne

Special Olympics Texas - Area 17 will be hosting its 2023 Bowling Competition on Saturday, December 9 at South Plains Lanes in Lubbock, TX.

Medical Forms for the 2022 Area 17 - South Plains Bowling Competition are due Friday, October 7, 2023 by 5 p.m. Medicals can be sent in to and Please add your area & delegation code in the subject (i.e 17.ORE).

Athlete Safety: All athletes must have a current Athlete Medical 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. 

Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering for this event or other Special Olympics Texas events, you may email J'Nette Thorne at to request volunteer information. Volunteers that have signed up for any events must present a picture identification card upon registration in order to volunteer for the day.

New Volunteer? Please use THIS LINK to sign up to become a day-of-event volunteer! 

Volunteer Portal: Attached HERE is the new Volunteer Portal for Area 17. Here, you can access the specific event and the roles we need to fill. You can sign up simply by adding your name to the list!

If you or your group are interested in volunteering or participating in ANY of these events, please reach out to J'Nette Thorne via email or phone at (806) 939-1631. If you or someone you know is interested in being MORE involved in Special Olympics Texas as a 'Games Management Lead,' Coach, or HOD, please reach out to me directly, and I can get you more information!

Please let me know if you have any additional questions about these events. We are extremely grateful to have such amazing supporters of Special Olympics Texas! We could not do anything that we do without your constant support and passion for our athletes. Thank you.

For More Information on bowling, please visit our new and approved SIG page. Here you will find links to rules, entries forms, and so much more! Check it out Now!