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Volunteers Needed at 2016 Special Olympics Texas’ Winter Games in Austin
Special Olympics Texas

January, 2016

Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) will host its 23rd annual Winter Games, a statewide Bowling, Powerlifting and Volleyball competition for more than 2,500 athletes with intellectual disabilities. The Games will run from Feb. 5-7 at several venues in the Central Texas area and volunteers are heavily needed to assist with various duties.


Bowling, which is SOTX’s second-highest participated sport (next to Track & Field), will be held at four venues: Dart Bowl, Highland Lanes, Westgate Lanes and Mel’s Lone Star Lanes. The Volleyball Competition will be hosted at the Round Rock Sports Center and Powerlifting will be held in Round Rock High School’s fieldhouse.


To sign up for a shift visit:


For additional information or with help registering for a volunteer shift, contact Judy Yoshimaru at or call 800.876.5646.




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, visit or call 800.876.5646.  Engage with us on: Twitter




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