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Dumas ISD to host Special Olympics meet
By Meredith Laurent
Apr 13, 2014, 13:04

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On April 26 the Dumas Independent School District will play host to its 6th annual Special Olympic Track and Field Meet. Opening ceremonies will start at 9:15 a.m at the Dumas Demon Stadium. A free lunch will also be served at 11 a.m for the athletes and it will cost $5 for family and friends.
There will be 17 athletes who will be representing Dumas at the meet. There will be an additional 10 Special Olympic Track and Field teams from across the region taking part in the meet.
In the picture above, athletes who will be representing Dumas are practicing in one of their events. They practice every Thursday, depending on the weather, at the stadium from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.