The mission of Special Olympics Texas 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 the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
SOTX Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement
To our athletes, volunteers, families and friends of Special Olympics Texas, we want to update you in regards to the news about the Coronavirus (link to the CDC information page) and the impact to Special Olympics Texas.
Your health and safety are top priority, as well as the health and safety of the Special Olympics Texas community. Please refer to this page of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention website for all tips. If you do not feel well or have been in contact with others who do not feel well, please stay at home and do not attend a Special Olympics Texas event. Wash your hands often, use hand sanitizer, avoid high-fives, avoid handshakes, and avoid contact with your face.
Special Olympics has prepared a list of frequently asked questions that you can reference on the topic of virus prevention and control. We will keep you updated on further changes.
Thank you for being a valuable part of Special Olympics Texas!