Critical need for SOTX volunteers for Saturday Tourney - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Critical need for SOTX volunteers for Saturday Tourney

SOTX Basketball Tournament (Source: Ashley Pena, Area Director SOTX) SOTX Basketball Tournament (Source: Ashley Pena, Area Director SOTX)
SOTX Basketball Tourney at Frenship ISD SOTX Basketball Tourney at Frenship ISD
Basketball Tourney at Frenship ISD Basketball Tourney at Frenship ISD

On Saturday, March 25, Special Olympics athletes from the South Plains are set to compete in area-wide basketball competition at Frenship High School and Frenship Middle School. According to Area Director, Ashley Pena, there is a critical need for volunteers for tomorrow's tournament so these athletes can participate.

The games are at Frenship High School and Middle School from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

There is a specific need for officials the 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 games games according to Pena.

Anyone interested in volunteering with the following areas is asked to register online:

  • Basketball Officials
  • Time Keeper
  • Book Keeper
  • Extra's
  • Volunteer Coordinator Assistant
  • Team Skills Score Keeper
  • Individaul Skills Score Keeper
  • Volunteer Coordinator Assistant

People can also contact the area office by email at apena@sotx.org or calling Ashley at (806) 788-1540. 

More information is available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-special-olympics-texas-area-17-basketball-competition-tickets-32827337450

There are 290 athletes prepared to play Saturday, but the program serves a total 834 athletes in Lubbock and South Plains areas, based on the 2016 census.

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