August 8, 2015

Fox Tech Health and Law Professions Campus
637 N. Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78205

Get Your Hoop On!

Your involvement in the tournament supports year-round sports training and competition for more than 9,300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the San Antonio area. Together we promote dignity, equality and opportunity for all people. Thank you for your support!

Special Olympics Texas souvenirs will be available for purchase during the tournament. Plus, we'll have the Three-Point Shoot Out!

Registration Fees [Register below]

  • Adult Team (4 players) - $160
  • Unified Team (4 players, including 2 Special Olympics athletes) - $130
  • Special Olympics Athlete Team (4 Special Olympics athletes) - $100  
  • Youth Team (4 players) - $100


Teams are placed in age division according to the oldest player on the team. There are 10 divisions:
  • Men’s Open
  • Women’s Open
  • Men’s Youth (15-17)
  • Women’s Youth (15-17)
  • Men’s Youth (12-14)
  • Women’s Youth (12-14)
  • Men’s Over 40 (ALL players must be over 40)
  • Special Olympics Athlete Team (Special Olympics athletes ONLY)
  • Unified Team (includes 2 Special Olympics athletes)
  • Corporate (ALL players from same business)

Flame of Hope Rules

Before you get started with registering your team, read through the following rules and information:

  1. Each team captain will receive an emailed confirmation upon receipt of the team’s registration form and entry fee. At least one member of each team MUST be present at Team Check-In on Saturday, August 8 to pick up the team’s packet. A complete set of rules will be issued at check-in.

  2. Each team will consist of four players, 12 years or older. All four players must be listed on the entry form. No changes to your team can be made once the first game has been played. All players must sign a waiver prior to registration. Players under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

  3. Teams are divided into the listed divisions. Division breakdowns will be made with emphasis on four categories: experience, gender, age and height. Divisions will be finalized by grouping teams according to registration form information. All teams will be placed in a division with other teams of similar ability.

  4. All teams will be guaranteed a minimum of three games. Flame of Hope will be a double elimination tournament. Games will be played to 15 points or 30 minutes.

  5. Eligibility of High School and College Athletes: We are not responsible for determining a particular athlete’s eligibility. If you have any questions, please contact your basketball coach or director.

  6. Flame of Hope reserves the right to limit the number of teams in the tournament.

  7. The Tournament Operations Staff reserves the right to spot-check height, weight, age, etc. throughout the tournament. False information will be grounds for dismissal from play. Each team member is required to have personal identification on-site during tournament competition.

  8. All Special Olympics athletes must present a current, valid medical in order to compete.

 Register Now

To complete your registration you must:
  1. Complete the registration below. (For a paper registration form, contact Anna Twitty at
  2. Make copies of all your players' driver's licenses or photo IDs (if 16 or older). BE SURE to write your TEAM NAME on each page.
  3. Sign waiver
You can bring the waivers and driver's license copies with you to team check-in or you can also mail, email or fax your copies of photo IDs or driver's licenses to:

Special Olympics Texas
ATTN. Flame of Hope 3-on-3 Basketball
45 NE Loop 410, Suite 180
San Antonio TX 78216
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Fri 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Fax: 210.530.9896
Email: Anna Twitty at

Packet Pick Up

Friday, August 7, 2015
4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Academy Sports + Outdoors 
2727 NE Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78217