Area-Wide Special Olympics Flag Football Competition At West Texas A&M

Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) – Panhandle Area is hosting 39 athletes with intellectual disabilities from four local delegations for the annual Area 16 Flag Football Competition. 

To qualify for this event, teams have trained for a minimum of eight weeks. Athletes in this flag football competition range from 11-45 years old. Teams that compete in this event will be eligible to participate in the statewide tournament, which will take place Dec. 1-2 at STAR Soccer Complex in San Antonio. 

Events get underway with the Opening Ceremony, featuring all teams being formally welcomed and recognized for the hard work and training in front of family, friends, fans and the community. Awards will be presented to athletes and teams based on the result of play.


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