Gates open: 6:30pm
Pre-show: 7pm – 8pm
Opening Ceremonies: 8pm
Free Parking and Entry
The City of Brownsville is excited to honor this year’s Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) athletes for the 2023 Brownsville Games of Texas, CONGRATULATIONS to all and making it to the State Games!
We invite all Games of Texas athletes, their coaches, and friends and family to see live performances that feature Brownsville culture and local talents including KTEX DJ Jojo, Visit Brownsville Highlights, and so much more, INCLUDING music, fireworks, and Avelo Airlines and Disneyland 4-pack ticket give away and more surprises.
6:30 pm | GATES OPEN – Music and Brownsville Video Highlights Reel, Emcee KTEX DJ Jo-Jo; GOT Program hand out; Concessions and food trucks open.
7:00 pm | PRESHOW Live Entertainment Starts
OPENING CEREMONIES OFFICIALLY BEGINS
8:00 pm | OPENING CEREMONIES Starts.
8:00 pm – 8:15 pm | PARADE OF ATHLETES
8:15 pm – 8:20 pm | Lighting of the Flame by the Male & Female Athletes of the Year
8:20 pm – 8:30 pm | INVOCATION | COLOR GUARD / PLEDGE of ALLEGIANCE & TEXAS PLEDGE | NATIONAL ANTHEM sung by Madelynn Gonzalez
8:30 pm – 8:33 pm | WELCOME – by Mayor Protem Gowen
8:33 pm – 8:35 pm | ATHLETES OATH
8:35 pm – 8:37 pm | OFFICIALS OATH
8:37 pm – 8:42 pm | TAAF President & Executive Director REMARKS
8:42 pm – 8:47 pm | BGOT 2023 Gold & Title Sponsor Remarks
8:47 pm – 8:54 pm | CLOSING ENTERTAINMENT – Emcee KTEX DJ Jo-Jo will coordinate music with Fireworks (7-minute show).
8:54 pm | Emcee KTEX DJ Jo-Jo will close out the event and Announce WINNERS of the Avelo Airlines & Disney Raffle)