The 16th Annual East Texas Wheel Chair Games return to Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium on Saturday May 17 from 12-4 p.m.

The Wheelchair Games are a friendly competition between men and women, boys and girls from ages 12 and up using manual and electric wheelchairs in track and field events.

Manual Chair Competitions:




400-meter dash

shot put


team 200-meter (4 x 50) relay

bowling and hand-cycling

Electric Chair Competitions:

50-meter dash

200-meter dash

wheelchair rally

club throw


Participation is free, and an awards presentation and refreshments will follow the events. Contact John Mitchell, president of Wheelers and Walkers Association, at (903) 566-0937 or the Glass Recreation Center at (903) 595-7271 to learn more.