CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL ATHLETES & COACHES!
The final numbers are in for the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s Summer Games of Texas. The Olympic-like festival featured 7,750 athletes from across the state competing in 12 events from July 30-Aug. 3.
Overall, the competition was at an extremely high level, with 90 Games of Texas records set, including 75 in swimming and 15 in track and field. Here’s the breakdown of participants by sport and venue:
Here are some other interesting tidbits reported by the Bryan and College Station Parks and Recreation Departments, which partnered with Texas A&M to manage the event:
If you missed out on the fun, don’t fret. The Games of Texas will be in McAllen the next two years, but will return to Bryan-College Station in 2018-19.
SPECIAL THANK YOU
On behalf of the Cities of Bryan and College Station, we extend a special thank you to our volunteers, TAAF liaisons, commissioners and Texas Army National Guard Warriors. The overwhelming success of the event is a direct reflection of your dedication. We deeply appreciate your gift of time, energy and enthusiastic support.
For more information on the 2015 Games of Texas, contact the College Station Parks & Recreation Department at 979.764.3486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.