Media Contact: Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
NEWS TIP: UT Tyler Turf Wars to Benefit Special Olympics in Tyler Area
The University of Texas at Tyler Patriots Special Olympics Texas student organization will co-host a public event to benefit the Tyler area Special Olympics.
Turf Wars will be 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 27 at the UT Tyler Intramural Soccer Field.
Local Special Olympic Texas athletes will be coaches and cheerleaders while UT Tyler students compete against each other in various field day events.
Student teams consisting of eight to 10 members with a minimum fundraising entry fee of $500 can participate.
Spectators are encouraged to give monetary donations to support Texas Special Olympics - Area 7.
Interested UT Tyler students may call 903.330.0805 to register a team or for additional information.
For more information or interviews, call Hannah Buchanan, 903.565.5769.