Area 1 / Northwestern

Area 1 was founded in 1976 and provides programming for people in the counties of Jo Daviess, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Carroll, Ogle, Whiteside, Lee and De Kalb.

There are many opportunities available for you to get involved with Special Olympics including serving as a volunteer or committee member, helping with fundraising or competing as an athlete. If you live in the Area and want to find out more about the local program, please contact the Area Director listed below.

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Area Director: Deborah Kelly

Area Manager: Trent Geiger

904 Myrtle Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
Phone: 815-739-2052
Fax: 815-288-2939

615 N. Longwood St.
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-965-3795

Sports Offered

Alpine Skiing, Athletics, Aquatics, Basketball, Basketball Individual Skills, Bocce, Unified Bocce, Bowling, Cross Country Skiing, Golf, Golf Individual Skills, Unified Golf, Gymnastics, Motor Activity Training Program (MATP), Snowshoeing, Soccer, Softball, Softball Individual Skills, Tennis, Volleyball, Unified Volleyball

Events

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Jul
6
Mon
Golf Qualifier H – Area 16 @ Nettle Creek Golf Club
Jul 6 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Golf Qualifier H - Area 16 @ Nettle Creek Golf Club | Morris | Illinois | United States

Includes:

  • Golf skills
  • 3 & 6 hole
Jul
18
Sat
Tennis Qualifier – Area 2 @ IMSA
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jul
20
Mon
Golf Qualifier E Unified – Area 18 @ Randall Oaks Golf Club
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Jul
26
Sun
District E Softball – Area 13 @ Elgin Sports Complex
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Aug
3
Mon
Golf Qualifier D – Area 2 @ Bartlett Hills Golf Club
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Aug
22
Sat
Area 1 Bowling @ Four Seasons Lanes
Aug 22 @ 8:30 am – Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm
Sep
4
Fri
Area 1 Ramp Bowling @ Park Lanes
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
15
Tue
McGladrey Golf Experience @ Aldeen Practice Facility
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sep
19
Sat
Volleyball Qualifier D – Area 16 @ LP High School
Sep 19 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
7
Sat
Northern Sectional Bowling – Area 1 @ Cherry Bowl
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nov
21
Sat
Annual Kick Off the Holidays Celebration @ Dixon Elks Club
Nov 21 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm