Special Olympics Texas (SOTX) is seeking volunteers for its 24th annual Winter Games, a statewide bowling, powerlifting and volleyball competition for nearly 2,700 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The event starts Feb. 2 with an opening ceremony, and competitions run Feb. 3-5 at several venues in the greater Austin area.
Bowling will be held at three Austin venues (Dart Bowl, Highland Lanes and Westgate Lanes) and one Georgetown venue (Mel’s Lone Star Lanes). Those able to volunteer at any of these locations can choose to serve as a lane monitor or assist with presenting athletes with awards.
The volleyball competition at the Round Rock Sports Center will need volunteers to assist as scorekeepers, line-callers, ball shaggers and award presenters. Assistance is also needed at the athlete village at the Norris Conference Center. Volunteers at this venue will assist with running games, arts and crafts and serving snacks. A few volunteer shifts remain for the powerlifting competition on Feb. 4 at the Round Rock High School fieldhouse.
To sign up for a shift at any of the 2017 SOTX Winter Games events, visit: http://www.sotx.org/competitions/wintergames/volunteer/