Media Contacts:

David Norris – (512) 835-9873, or communications@sotx.org;

Bob McCullough – (210) 637-3418, or bmccullough@MorgansWonderland.com


50th Annual Special Olympics Texas Summer Games Schedule of Events

Presented by The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation * May 2-5, 2019 * Morgan’s Wonderland *

5223 David Edwards Drive, San Antonio, Texas * Inclusion City USA

 


Thursday, May 2

10 a.m. – Law Enforcement Torch Run news conference, The Alamo (downtown San Antonio)

 

Friday, May 3

8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Athletics competition (track and field), Heroes Stadium, 4799 Thousand Oaks

8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Tennis competition (individual skills singles and doubles match play), Blossom Athletic Center, 12002 Jones Maltsberger

8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Soccer team competition, STAR Soccer Complex, 5103 David Edwards Drive

9:30 a.m. – Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg Run ceremony, Morgan’s Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive

10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Healthy Athletes health screenings, Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of Teleton USA, 10839 Quarry Park

10 a.m.-4 p.m. – Athlete Village

7 p.m. – Opening ceremonies, Toyota Field, 5106 David Edwards Drive

 

Saturday, May 4

8 a.m.-5 p.m. – Athletics competition (track and field), Heroes Stadium, 4799 Thousand Oaks

8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Tennis competition (individual skills doubles and unified match play), Blossom Athletic Center, 12002 Jones Maltsberger

8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Cycling competition, Blossom Athletic Center, Facility Parking Lot, 12002 Jones Maltsberger

8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Soccer team competition, STAR Soccer Complex, 5103 David Edwards Drive

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – Gymnastics competition, Blossom Athletic Center, Littleton Gymnasium, 12002 Jones Maltsberger

10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Healthy Athletes health screenings, Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of Teleton USA, 10839 Quarry Park

10 a.m.-3 p.m. – Athlete Village

11 a.m.-2 p.m. – Individual soccer skills competition, STAR Soccer Complex, 5103 David Edwards Drive

7 p.m. – Victory dance, Morgan’s Wonderland, 5223 David Edwards Drive

 

Sunday, May 5

8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Athletics competition (track and field), Heroes Stadium, 4799 Thousand Oaks

 

About Special Olympics Texas

Special Olympics Texas provides opportunities for more than 58,800 Texas children and adults with intellectual disabilities to realize their potential, develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy and friendship.  For more information, visit http://www.sotx.org/.

 

About CRIT

The TeletonUSA Foundation was established to raise funds for the construction and operation of the Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of TeletonUSA (CRIT).  Modeled after the pediatric rehabilitation centers of the highly successful Teleton Foundation in Mexico, CRIT opened in San Antonio in 2014 to serve families from San Antonio and across the U. S.  CRIT’s model of care serves children from birth to 18-plus years old with neurological, muscular and skeletal disabilities.  For more information, visit www.critusa.org.

 

About Morgan’s Wonderland

Non-profit, award-winning Morgan’s Wonderland theme park in San Antonio, which is completely wheelchair-accessible, was designed with special-needs individuals in mind and built for everyone’s enjoyment in an atmosphere of inclusion.  Next door is ultra-accessible™ Morgan’s Inspiration island splash park.  For more information, visit www.MorgansWonderland.com.