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Annual Flame of Hope Volleyball Tournament set for Nov. 14 at Sideliners Grill
Special Olympics Texas

November, 2015

For the third-straight year, Sideliners Grill will host Special Olympics Texas’ annual Flame of Hope Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 14 beginning at 6:00 p.m.  This event raises funds for providing sports training and competition for more than 9,300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities in the San Antonio area.

Those interested in playing, can register on-site the day of the event starting at 5:00 p.m. or in advance at The fee is $30 per player. 


Tournament levels are recreational and advanced. The goal is to have two brackets (one advanced and one recreational), but if there are not enough teams, there will be one bracket comprised of advanced and recreational teams.


Teams that finish in 1st and 2nd place will be awarded. This is an outdoor event; sand socks are recommended.   


For more information or to sign up, contact Anna Twitty ( at 210.530.9898.


About the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR)

The Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) is Special Olympics' largest grass-roots fundraiser and public awareness vehicle.  In Texas, the Law Enforcement Torch Run began in 1985 and had grown to become one of the largest in the nation.  In the last decade, Torch Run has contributed over $11 million through the dedication of thousands of law enforcement personnel fundraising on behalf of SOTX.  The support provided by this dedicated group has contributed greatly to programs in local communities, which involve more than 53,400 athletes with intellectual disabilities throughout the state.


About Special Olympics Texas
Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is a privately funded non-profit organization that changes lives through the power of sport by encouraging and empowering people with intellectual disabilities, promoting acceptance for all, and fostering communities of understanding and respect.  SOTX provides continuing opportunities for more than 53,400 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the Lone Star State to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  To learn more, or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter Visit the SOTX-San Antonio Area Facebook page at


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