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Volunteers Needed for Special Olympics Texas State Summer Games
Special Olympics Texas

April, 2016

Volunteer registration for Special Olympics Texas’ largest annual statewide competition, Summer Games, is now open. The event, now in its 47th year, will feature 3,000-plus athletes with intellectual disabilities competing in one of seven sports from May 26-29 on the campus of The University of Texas at Arlington and at other nearby venues. It will take more 3,750 volunteers to run seven competitions and assist in many other capacities. Those interested and able to provide support can sign up and click the ‘Volunteer’ tab.


During the competition weekend, athletes will compete in Track & Field, Basketball, Cycling, Gymnastics, Soccer, or Tennis.


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 55,200 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 @SOTexas;




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