Countdown to Opening!
FRIDAY – AUGUST 9TH
5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
This tailgating inspired party will kick off the 10 weeks of friendly competition! With food and drinks, the presentation of colors, national anthem, lighting of the Olympic torch, Special Olympics Athlete parade and many other events. There is plenty to do and is the perfect party to kick off this unique event!
The Great Walk is the first event where your company can earn participation points for the Challenge, the more walkers that participate, the more points you will score for your company. The Executive Relay is the first competition of the Challenge and only 1 company will win the trophy and the bragging rights of being the Executive Relay Champs!
This year’s National Anthem will be performed by Richardson Symphony Orchestra
All tents will be set up and ready for move in on Friday beginning at 12:00 pm. Every company will be provided a 10×10 space. Special requests are taken into consideration and are approved on a case by case basis.
For those who ordered tables/chairs through the games office, your items will be on site Friday and delivered to your tent by our Parks Department. Please be sure to stack them the way you find them at the close of the evening to avoid additional charges. There are not additional tables or chairs on site, we only order what is submitted by each company. Please make sure your order is correct to avoid any confusion.
There is electricity avaliable upon request. If your company requests a power source we will be on site to point you in the right direction, if we can accomodate. You must provide your own extension cords (25ft should be sufficient) If you did not request electricity, we will not be able to accomodate once on site.
No open flames are premitted under your tents.
No Glass Containers
No glass containers, canned drinks and plastic bottles only.
Please leave the pets at home on this very hot Texas August Day. No pets allowed.