Special Olympics Basketball – N.E. Tarrant County

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Description: Basketball includes Individual Skills (Target Pass, 10 Meter Dribble and Spot Shot) and Team Competition (5 on 5).

Season: January thru May

Practice: Practices will begin Saturday, January 5th.

  • Heat, Mavericks, and Spurs practice on Saturdays from 8:45 – 10:15 am and Wednesdays from 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
  • Fireballs and Wildcats practice on Saturdays from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm and Wednesdays from 7:30 – 9:00 pm.

Cost: Free

Medicals: Medical forms are due before the first practice.

Team Information

Contact: Gayla Altman (gayla1161@aol.com)

2019 Competitions

  • Area Classifications (Team Competition): February 16, Location TBD
  • Keller Scrimmage (Team Competition): February 23, Location TBD
  • Area Tournament (Individual Skills):  March 1, Arlington, TX
  • Area Tournament (Team Competition): March 2, Haslet, TX
  • State Tournament: May 16 – May 19, Arlington, TX

An athlete must attend a minimum of 8 practices to be eligible for area and state competitions.

SOTX Basketball Description