West Texas Deaf Olympics

Friday, May 5, 2017

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West Texas Deaf Olympics

Friday, May 5th, 8am-2pm

4300 Coliseum Dr

San Angelo, TX

Schedule of Events:

8:00 - Registration and check-in opens

8:30 - Team Events

9:45- Group warm up

10:00 - Opening Ceremony

10:15-12:00 - Individual Events

12:00 -12:45 - Lunch

12:45 - Team Pictures and Awards Ceremony

2:00 - Dismiss

Download a copy of the flyer from our website here.

Registration forms now available!

Registration forms are available for Competitors, Student Volunteers, and Staff/Community.

There are also T-shirt order forms for staff and family members. Deadline to receive all forms is Friday, April 7, 2017.

Please see the website for the forms or ask your teacher.

Which form do I need?

Competitor- Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing student aged 3-18 planning to participate in events.

SAISD Student Volunteer- anyone associated with a class or group who will be accompanied by a sponsor (EX: PE Partners, JROTC)

Volunteer- Applies to SAISD, ESC Region 15, WTRC, GAFB, College Groups, and Community Members. NOTE : Anyone outside SAISD and Region 15 MUST fill out a VIPS application form to volunteer. This is an online form and can be found here.

Participant Roster - For anyone else who would like to order a t-shirt and/or be included in the lunch count is who is not required to fill out a volunteer or competitor application. This includes staff members from districts other than SAISD, and parents and family members who may be attending with their competitor.

Reminder: T-shirt Art Contest Ongoing

We need your ideas! Our annual T-Shirt Art contest is underway. Deadline for original designs is Friday, March 10, 2017. First Prize-$50 and your artwork displayed on the front of the shirt. Runner up - $25 and your artwork displayed on the back of the shirt. Download a copy of the rules here.


1. Artwork must be student generated.

2. Artwork must reflect the purpose of the event; sports, health, Deafness, fellowship.

3. Artwork must include "West Texas Deaf Olympics" and the year somewhere in the design.

4. Drawings must be done in BLACK INK on paper no larger than 8 1/2" X 11" DO NOT COLOR your design.

5. Students are allowed to submit more than one design.

6. ORIGINALS ONLY will be accepted. Faxed and scanned copies cannot be accepted.

7. All artwork must be signed by the artist.

Please include (on the back) your name and age/grade; your school name and city; your teacher's name.

Submit work to

SAISD Special Programs

ATTN: Melissa Carrillo

320 West Avenue N

San Angelo, Texas 76903

Welcoming Amber Galloway-Gallego to WTDO 2017

Mark your calendars! Amber Galloway-Gallego will be joining us for WTDO to help with the warm-up music and mingle with parents, students, and staff. Region 15 will be hosting her the very next day, Saturday, May 6th, for an interpreting workshop. Visit her website for her bio and her music videos.

Sign up for REMIND

Remind is easy to sign up for, and there is no account needed. You'll receive text message reminders on your phone regarding deadlines, WTDO updates, and any last minute information. Your phone number is not displayed, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Here's how to sign up: Send this text message @westtexasd to this number, 469-804-7717.

Website Update

Check the website for information, deadlines, contacts, flyers, and much more. We are also supplying links to past newsletters. Use the QR code, or this link: http://tinyurl.com/lqttwol