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Special Olympics Texas Athletes to Hoop It Up at Tournament
Special Olympics

February, 2010

Nearly 500 local Special Olympics Texas athletes are perfecting their shot for the Central Texas Area Basketball Tournament on February 26-27 at Texas State University Jowers Center, located at 601 University Drive.  Athletes start with a slam dunk as competition begins at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 26.  Opening Ceremonies gets athletes and fans geared up at 11:55 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.  Competition on Saturday begins at 8:30 a.m. and is expected to last until 7:00 p.m.  Athletes can compete in numerous events, including, individual skills, team skills, three on three, five on five and on Unified Sports teams.


Join the fun!  Volunteers are needed for this event.  If you want to get involved, email to request a volunteer packet or contact the area office at 512.491.2964.


About Special Olympics Texas

Special Olympics Texas is a privately funded non-profit organization that provides
year-round sports training and competition for more than 36,311 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the Lone Star State.  For more information, call 1.800.876.JOIN or visit



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Olivia Newman

Public Relations Coordinator

Special Olympics Texas

800.876.5646 ext. 2925

Get social and share the SOTX spirit with your friends and family on Myspace, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter!  Add Special Olympics Texas as your friend, watch public service announcements, or "tweet" about what SOTX means to you.  Athletes, families, friends and fans of SOTX are already online; click the following links to check out our Myspace, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages.


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