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 6th.

  • 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)

2018 Competitions

  • Area Tournament (Team Competition): March 3rd, hosted by Northwest ISD
  • Byron Nelson High School:2519 Morgan Ln, Trophy Club, TX 76262
    • Fireballs        gym 2       9:00am       second game to be determined 2pm or 5pm
    • Wildcats        gym 1    10:00am        second game 12pm gym 3
    • Heat              gym 2      1:00pm        second game to be determined 4pm or 5pm
    • Spurs            gym 3      1:00pm        second game 4pm gym 3
  • Samuel Beck Elementary:

    • Mavericks    gym 7        11:00am


  • State Tournament: May 24 – 27, hosted by UTA

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

SOTX Basketball Description