What is the Ducky Derby Dash?
The Southern Illinois Ducky Derby Dash at the Du Quoin State Fair is a signature fundraising event for Special Olympics Illinois. On September 6, 2015 ... Read More
What is the Plane Pull?
The Plane Pull features the ultimate tug-of-war competition, as teams of up to 20 battle a UPS Airbus A300 or United Airlines 737, weighing about 190,000 ... Read More
What is Outdoor Sports Festival?
Outdoor Sports Festival is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the final competition for those participating in Softball, T-Ball and Golf. Young Athletes will ... Read More
We have the perfect way for you to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois and show the world you are a true RAGING BULL! Simply register, raise funds and ride the ... Read More
What is Fall Games?
Fall Games is one of 9 state sports competitions. It is the culminating competition for those winning a gold medal at a local event in Volleyball and ... Read More
This year, the Lake County Sheriff’s Plane Pullers team will be involved for its 7th year with the Special Olympics Illinois Plane Pull on Sept. 19 at O’Hare International Airport.
The ... Read More
By Stacie McManus, mother of Special Olympics athlete Jacob McManus
I confess to have started writing this wrap up for World Games about 5 different times. Each time I find myself ... Read More
By Mary Ellen Bogucki, mother of Special Olympics athlete Breanna Bogucki. This story originally appeared on SpecialChronicles.com.
Driving up to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena was surreal. This suburban ... Read More
On Sept. 27, Special Olympics Illinois will partner with Six Flags Great America for the 2nd Annual Coaster Challenge. So far, more than 301 participants have registered to participate on ... Read More
Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life. That is especially true of Matthew Maag (Matt), ... Read More
Earlier this month, the Chicago Fire Unified Soccer All-Star Team had the opportunity of a lifetime. What began with tryouts in April turned into an unforgettable experience for the athletes, ... Read More
Celebrating the 9th year, NELARUSKY has become one of the premier launch parties for Chicago’s Lollapalooza. Since its launch, the event, which is held at Metro in Chicago, has featured ... Read More