Updated: August 24, 2017
Northeast Tarrant County Special Olympics
Bill Wallis, our friend and leader, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2016. We miss him greatly.
Parents and Caregivers: Special Friends discontinued/limited the use of US Mail. We will post upcoming events on this websiste. Please check it often. Please be sure we have your latest email address and mobile phone information. Contact Harry Lennard to provide updates.
Special Friends Website Update - August 24, 2017
2017 SOTX Calendar: Coaches, Parents, Guardians and Volunteers. Check out the 2017 SOTX Calendar for key competition, training, and deadline dates. Here are the upcoming activities.
- 9/9/2017 - 2017 Softball Competition
- 9/16/2017 - 2017 Golf Competition
- 9/30/2017 - 2017 Flag Football Competition
- 8/22/2017 - Softball Entry Deadline - August 2017
- 8/29/2017 - Golf Entry Deadline - August 2017
- 9/5/2017 - Bowling Medical Deadline - September 2017
- 9/12/2017 - Flag Football Entry Deadline - September 2017
- 9/19/2017 - Powerlifting Medical Deadline - September 2017
Bocce: Bocce practice will begin this Thursday, August 10th. Practice will be held from 6-7pm every Thursday at Creek Trail Park: 3925 Airline Drive, Richland Hills. Competition is scheduled for October 7th. Please text Coach Gayla (817-975-4555) if you plan to participate, so we can ensure we have current Medicals.
- 8/26/2017 - 2017 Powerlifting Coach Training
- 9/16/2017 - Unified Sports Coaches Training - September 2017
- 9/24/2017 - Volleyball Coach Training - September 2017
Softball: Softball batting practice will begin on June 4th and will be every Saturday throughout June, from 10-11:30 a.m. at Harwood Jr High. Regular season will begin on July 27th on Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. Jessie Phillips is the coach. He can be reached at 817-609-0038 or email Jessie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Football: Football starts on July 31st, on Saturdays from 8-10 a.m. Practices will be held on the field adjacent to Harwood Junior High School, located at 3000 Martin Dr, Bedford, TX 76021.
Bingo: The Knights of Columbus host Bingo at the Knights of Columbus Hall (1319 Brown Trail, Bedford) on the third Thursday of every month starting in September from 6:30 to 8:00.
Please check your athleteís Application/Medical Release expiration date. Athletes with expired medicals will not be allowed to practice until we receive a completed medical.
Track and Field 2015 Pictures courtesy of Dena Weeks.
Special Friends Football Pictures courtesy of Dena Weeks.
Special Friends Rangers Pictures courtesy of Dena Weeks.
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