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2017 Summer Games: Volunteer at Basketball

Special Olympics Texas

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:30 PM - Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

2017 Summer Games: Volunteer at Basketball

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
Basketball-Team @ MAC - Thursday, May 25 from 12:30pm-6pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
1 Ticket May 25, 2017 Free  
Basketball Team Skills @ MAC - Friday, May 26 from 7am-10:30am
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
Sold Out May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ MAC - Friday, May 26 from 7:30am-1pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
Sold Out May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Ind Skills/3-3 @ MAC - Friday, May 26 from 8:30am-12pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
Sold Out May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ Lamar High School - Friday, May 26 from 7:30am-1pm
Lamar High School: 1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 76011
7 Tickets May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Ind Skills/3-3 @ MAC - Friday, May 26 from 12pm-3:30pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
Sold Out May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ MAC - Friday, May 26 from 12:30pm-6pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
Sold Out May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ Lamar High School - Friday, May 26 from 12:30pm-6pm
Lamar High School: 1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 76011
3 Tickets May 27, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Ind Skills/3-3 @ MAC - Friday, May 26 from 2:30pm-6pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
1 Ticket May 26, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ MAC - Saturday, May 27 from 7:30am-1pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
17 Tickets May 27, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ Lamar High School - Saturday, May 27 from 7:30am-1pm
Lamar High School: 1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 76011
Sold Out May 27, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ MAC - Saturday, May 27 from 12:30pm-6pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
6 Tickets May 27, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ Lamar High School - Saturday, May 27 from 12:30pm-6pm
Lamar High School: 1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 76011
5 Tickets May 27, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ Lamar High School - Sunday, May 28 from 7:30am-1pm
Lamar High School: 1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 76011
8 Tickets May 28, 2017 Free  
Basketball-Team @ MAC - Sunday, May 28 from 7:30am-1pm
Maverick Activities Center - 500 W. Nedderman Drive, Arlington 76013
23 Tickets May 28, 2017 Free  

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Event Details

Event Locations:
Shifts with @ MAC will be held at the Maverick Activities Center located on the UTA campus. 

Shifts with @ Lamar High School will be held at Lamar High School located at 1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington 76011.

 

Potential Volunteer Assignments:

Scorekeeper - Maintains scorebook. Receives each team's line up, with starter identified. Records information into the scorebook. During games, records score and fouls in proper places in the scorebook. Substitutes wishing to enter the game must check in with scorekeeper prior to officials allowing them to enter court. Notifies game officials when a team reaches their seventh and tenth team foul in a half because of bonus free throws.

Timer- Manages clock and scoreboard during game, assisting scorekeeper in maintaining accuracy of scoreboard and scorebook.  Stops and starts the clock on struction of the officials. Indicates bonus free throws on scoreboard, informs officials of bonus situations. Times team time-outs between quarters and half-time.

Escort - Guides divisions of athletes from registration/staging area through all four skills stations and to the awards areas. keeps athletes organized, out of competition areas. ensures that athletes hold their scorecards or holds cards for them. Collects individual scorecards from athletes at completition of skills competition and returns scorecards to registrar's table.

Skills Station Leader - Conducts skills competition at assigned station.

Runner - Collects stray balls on court. Assists wherever assigned by Individual Skills contest manager.

Attire:General parking is limited available at the venues. Please dress for comfort and mobility. Wear comfortable shoes - you will be your feet most of the time. No short shorts or flip flops allowed. 

Parking: General parking is limited available at the venues.

Weather Updates:  We suggest all volunteers text sotxsummer to 888777 to sign up to received texts concerning weather related delays and other games information.

AGE ELIGIBILITY FOR VOLUNTEERS:

* 15 years and older can volunteer by themselves.

* 8-14 year olds must be accompanied by parent, guardian, or chaperone.

* 7 years and younger are not given volunteer assignments, but are welcomed and encouraged to be cheerleaders as long as they are accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperone.  Please do not 'purchase' a ticket for this position.

* 8-14 year olds in a group situation need a 4 to 1 ratio-meaning one adult (18 years old or older) for every four children.  These groups usually include scout troops, school classes, church groups, etc.

For security purposes, please make sure to bring a current photo ID with you to the volunteer check-in area.

Have questions about 2017 Summer Games: Volunteer at Basketball? Contact Special Olympics Texas

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Maverick Activities Center AND Lamar High School
500 W. Nedderman Drive/1400 W. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, 76011
Arlington, TX 76013

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 12:30 PM - Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM (CDT)


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Special Olympics Texas

Our Mission
The mission of Special Olympics Texas 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 the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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