Special Olympics Texas returns to the Brazos Valley

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - Special Olympics Texas returns to Bryan-College Station this week for the 17th rendition of the Special Olympics Texas Fall Classic.

Volunteers are still needed for 350 shifts, most of them being Friday and Saturday for the Bocce competition.

To sign up to volunteer go to www.sotx.org/fallclassic/.

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The sporting competition will span across two weekends, occupy a variety of facilities and will officially welcome its athletes with an Opening Ceremony & Celebration Dance on Friday, October 13th from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. at College Station High School.

The Fall Classic will attract a combined total of 4,300 athletes and spectators, and will include the help of an additional 1,000 volunteers. The athletes will compete in Bocce, Softball, Aquatics and
Golf throughout the event's duration.

The event is free and open to the public and will conclude its
festivities on Saturday, October 21st at the Briarcrest Country Club. Aquatic events will be held October 13th-14th at the Texas A&M Natatorium, Softball and Bocce competitions will take place October 13th-14th at Veterans Park Athletic Complex and Golf will be
held October 20th-21st at Briarcrest Country Club.