• IMPORTANT UPDATES for the 2020-2021 Trailblazers Special Olympics Team
     

    At this time Special Olympics of Texas is NOT offering indoor sports. Therefore, the EMSISD Trailblazers delegation will NOT participate in bowling this Fall. Our hope is that we will be able to participate in Track and Field in the Spring. 

     

    There are many opportunities as an individual to participate in virtual programs offer by SOTX.  Please visit their webpages to stay connected:

    www.sotx.org

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/specialolympicstx

    YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuuA39IniyQSpasiNfEpt_g

     
    Stay connected with EMS-ISD Trailblazers Special Olympics team:

    Download the Remind app on your phone to receive the latest updates and messages regarding our Trailblazer Athletes. Text @emsisdt to 81010.

     
     
    General Information
     
    The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. For more information about Special Olympics, visit the websites: Special Olympics Texas www.sotx.org and Special Olympics National www.specialolympics.org.
     
    Identification of Eligibility
     
    Special Olympics was created and developed to give individuals with intellectual disabilities, the opportunity to train and compete in sporting activities. 
    • Ages for competition: For students in Kindergarten through High School Graduation
      • 5 year olds can participate in Athletes in Training 
      • 6+ may train to compete in Local, Area, and State competitions

    How to become an Athlete

    Required Medical Form 



  • Contact Information:

    Head of Delegation
    Emily Kasper ekasper@ems-isd.net