VTC Special Olympics bocce team
  • Special Olympics of Texas

Let me win. But i I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.

  • Special Olympics Mission:

    The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

  • Special Olympics is designed to give students with disabilities the opportunity to compete in sports with their same-age peers. 

    Special Olympics Texas is a year-round movement, holding more than 300 competitions annually on area, regional and state levels. Event divisions are based on age, gender and ability level to give athletes an equal chance to win. Each participant receives a medal or ribbon following their events.

The VTC participates in the following Special Olympics sports:

Bocce, bowling, basketball, soccer, track and field

On February 29th, 2020, the boys and girls 5-on-5 teams represented the VTC in the Special Olympics Area 16 Basketball Competition in Amarillo, TX.

  • The boys team brought back a gold medal and the girls team brought back a silver medal!

  • Qualifications

  • Why Special Olympics?

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COVID 19 - Coronavirus Update

  • As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, Special Olympics of Texas is suspending all sport training, competition, and other activities involving athletes through July 20, 2020, at which time the situation will be reevaluated.  

    This decision was made carefully after consultation with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and after reviewing the latest guidance from the World Health Organization.  

    In the meantime,  The Special Olympics of Texas staff are working hard on the Virtual Winter Classic, to teach new skills and keep everyone in contact.  Special Olympics of Texas hopes that athletes and partners will join them on this exciting journey. 

    Please access the following links to take part in the Virtual Winter Classic challenges!Information about the Virtual Winter Classic

     

     

     

    SOTX Waiver for Online Activities