The World Oilman’s Tennis Tournament has historically given back to the community through many different organizations. Beginning with the 2006 Tournament, WOTT selected Special Olympics as their primary charitable organization. Special Olympics set up a tent during the 2007 WOTT tournament and many of our participants were able to learn more about Special Olympics and how our WOTT funds have been able to assist them. They have continued to do this every year since. In addition to the tent, Special Olympics now provides a demonstration during the lunch time that is entertaining for all the participants.
In 2016, thanks to the generous support of our Sponsors, WOTT was able to make an annual contribution not only to Special Olympics but also to all the following charities:
Camp 4 All
Cristo Rey Jesuit
East West Ministries
The Houston Food Bank
James Broach Foundation
National Jr. Tennis & Learning
Small Steps Nurturing Center
The Richards Foundation
National Junior Tennis League
WOTT Board Member Skip Redd at the NJTL Kid’s Day at Memorial Park on August 1, 2013
WOTT 2011 and SPECIAL OLYMPICS
GRAND SLAM SPONSORS, BAKER HUGHES, WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS, WOTT 2011
DAVIS CUP SPONSOR, BP WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS, WOTT 2011
GRAND SLAM SPONSOR, NABORS WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS, WOTT 2011
DAVIS CUP SPONSOR, FULBRIGHT & JAWORSKI, L.L.P. WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS, WOTT 2011
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WOTT Board Members Dan Stephens and John Talbot (l-r back row) participated in the Houston Ride for Kids, held in Pasadena, TX on April 27, 2008 along with some of the children benefited by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. WOTT donates to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
During the off season of 2006, WOTT supported the efforts of the Special Olympics. Several of the WOTT Board Members were able to participate in the tennis event with these very special tennis players.